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House Journal 1825 (30-318940-P116B.pdf)

223 To the Senate, and House of Representatives: (see page 22.) I lay before the Legislature a communication received from the Directors of the American Asylum for the education of the deaf and dumb, established at Hartford, in the State of Connecticut. The Directors suggested a wish that some plan may be digested and adopted whereby the deaf and dumb of the neighboring States may be educated at that Institution on such principles, that each may have a due share in the enjoyment of the funds granted by Congress for the instruction of this unfortunate class of the community. They further intimate a willingness that each State, making application, should have the same benefit from the national grant, as though the Asylum were located within its own territory. Accompanying this communication are several copies of the last annual report of the Directors from which information may be derived of the character and present[present] state of that Institution. Albion K. Parris. Council Chamber January 8. 1825

To the Senate, and House of Representatives: (see page 27.) IIN consequence of the inconvenience resulting from the situation and extent of the Division of the Militia of this State, the Council have unanimously advised to the formation of a new Division to be denominated the eighth Division. An order has therefore been issued for carrying this arrangement into effect. Stay before the Legislature a copy Copy of the proceeding, to the end that the office of major General of said new Division may

Description: The journal of the House of Representatives documents the proceedings in the chamber, including actions taken on bills, petitions and reports from committees read, and votes taken. The journals are not transcripts and therefore do not include floor speeches that are found in the modern Legislative Records.

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Language: English

Date: 1825

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