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The deaf and dumb, or, A collection of articles relating to the condition of deaf mutes; their education, and the principal asylums devoted to their instruction / By Edwin John Mann.

  • Mann, Edwin John, 1812-
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Boston : Published by D.K. Hitchcock, 1836.

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312 pages xii, [13]-312 pages, [1] folded leaf of plates : illustrations (wood engravings) ; 19 cm (12mo)


Publisher's advertisements: p. [1-2]
Includes articles previously published elsewhere
Copy 1 Supplier/Donor: Webb Dordick Note: Binding: Contemp. cloth


Education of deaf mutes.--The Abbé de l'Epée.--The American Asylum.--Exhibition of deaf mutes before the Legislature of New-Hampshire.--The manual alphabet.--Lines, on a deaf, dumb, and blind girl sitting for her portrait.--Trial for the robbery of a mute.--Lines, on the marriage of the deaf and dumb.--On teaching the deaf and dumb to articulate.--The deaf and dumb.--The deaf, dumb and blind girl.--A view of the condition of deaf mutes.--Ode.--Indian language of signs.--Interesting experience.--Explanation of the alphabet for the deaf and dumb.--Home farewell.--A sabbath in the American Asylum.--Answers of the deaf and dumb at the Exeter Institution.--New-York Asylum.--Lines on the beautiful deaf and dumb child of Lady Mary.--The duty and advantages of affording instruction to the deaf and dumb.--An account of the institution in Paris for the education of the deaf and dumb.--The deaf and blind girl.--Education of the deaf and dumb in Europe.--Extract from an address written by Mr Clark, and read at a public examination of the pupils of the American Asylum.--The uneducated deaf and dumb child.--Disadvantages attending deprivation of sight and hearing.--The deaf and dumb, or, The orphan protected.--Dedication of the American Asylum.--The deaf girl.--Lines, on viewing the beautiful edifice dedicated as the American Asylum.--Institution for the deaf and dumb in Philadelphia.--A visit to the American Asylum.--The blind man's lay.--Mr Braidwood's Academy in Edinburgh.--Phebe P. Hammond.--The deaf and dumb at prayer.--Marriage of a deaf and dumb person.--The deaf and blind girl.--Extract of a letter from Rev. Dr. Poor to the principal of the American Asylum.--Lines on the deaf and dumb.


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