FIFTH ANNUAL REPORT OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE NEW-YORK INSTITUTION FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE DEAD AND DUMB...TOGETHER WITH A BRIEF HISTORICAL ACCOUNT OF THE RISE, PROGRESS AND PROSPECTS OF THE INSTITUTION....

New York. 1824. 26pp. Dbd. First and last leaves foxed. Top right corner dampstained. Good. Item #WRCAM41301

A financial report detailing the expenditures and donations made to the institution. Includes a brief history of the institution, which began operations in 1818 after several years of organization, and the text to "An Act to Provide for the Instruction of the Indigent Deaf and Dumb Within This State," which was passed in April of 1822. This school was the second in the country organized to teach deaf children, only preceded by Galludet's famous American School for the Deaf, which began in Connecticut in 1816.

Price: $250.00