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Abridgment ... Containing the Annual Message of the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress ... with Reports of Departments and Selections from Accompanying Papers, Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1909 Excerpt: ...to the District of Columbia have, under the act of March 3, 1905, been admitted through this institution to the Maryland School for Colored Deaf-mutes. General good health has prevailed among the students and pupils. The receipts of the institution from all sources amounted to $82,735.13, of which amount $73,000 was appropriated by Congress for general support and $5,000 for special repairs, and $4,735.13 was received from private sources for board, tuition, etc. The expenditures were $76,959.68 for current expenses and $5,000 for special repairs, leaving an unexpended balance of $775.45. MARYLAND SCHOOL FOR THE BLIND. The number of United States beneficiaries remaining at the Maryland School for the Blind on June 30, 1907, was 17, since which time 6 have been admitted and 2 discharged, leaving 21 beneficiaries at the institution on June 30,1908. The total amount expended during the year ended June 30, 1907, for the care and maintenance of indigent blind children of the District of Columbia was $5,475. The total amount expended for the fiscal year ended June 30, 1908, was $6,150, half of which amounts was paid from the revenues of the District of Columbia and the other half out of the Treasury of the United States, pursuant to the act of Congress approved March 3, 1899 (30 Stats., 1101). The act of May 26, 1908 (35 Stats., 295), making appropriations for the District of Columbia, provided that after July 1,1908, a contract should be entered into by the Commissioners of the District of Columbia for the instruction, in Maryland or some other State, of indigent blind children of the District, for which purpose an appropriation of $6,000 was made, repealing the permanent indefinite annual appropriation in section 3869 of the Revised Statutes. Inasmuch as the Se... Hide synopsis

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