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DIRECTORS OF THE NEW-YORK INSTITUTION
DEAF AND DUMB,
LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK;
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OFFICERS AND DIRECTORS, &c.
STEPHEN ALLEN, PHilip HoNE,
VISITING COMMITTEE OF LADIES.
JOHN H GAZLAY,
OF THE DIRECTORS OF THE NEW-YORK INSTITUTION FOR THE INSTRUCTION OF THE DEAF AND DUMB, TO THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW-YORK, FOR THE YEAR ENDING ON THE 31st DECEMBER, 1827.
The Directors of the New-York Institution for the Instruction of the Deaf and Dumb, being required by an Act of the Honourable the Legislature of the Stale, to make an Annual Report, respectfully submit the following:
The act passed on the 13th April, 1819, requires the Diors to report " the amount of receipts and expenditures, the number of pupils received and discharged, the state of their improvement, as well moral as intellectual, the number and quality of teachers, and the general state and condition of the said Institution.^
The law passed on the 23rd March, 1827, entitled, " An Act to provide for the building an Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb in the city of New- York,.'' also contains provisions with which they are required to comply.
This act appropriates $10,000 for building an Asylum, provided the Directors raise an equal amount. With the #20,000, they are authorized to purchase or lease a piece of ground, and thereon to erect an Asylum, first obiaining the sanction of the Superintendent ol Common Schools to the purchase of the ground, and the plan of the buildings to be erected. They are also required to account to the Comptroller of the state, for the expenditure of the #20,000.' They are, previous to this, likewise required to file their assent to the provisions of the act, under their corporate seal, in the office of the Secretary of State.