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An Act to Amend the Law in Relation to the Education of the Deaf and Dumb.

December 17, 1847

The Statutes at Large of South Carolina, Volume XI, Page 447.
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I. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, now met and sitting in General Assembly, That the Act passed in December, 1834, to provide for the education of the deaf and dumb children of this State, be so amended as to allow the Commissioners a discretion as to the age under which deaf and dumb persons may be admitted to the benefits provided by said Act.

II. The said Commissioners shall be authorized to the extent of one-half the appropriation directed by the said Act, to send to some Asylum for the education of the Blind, such blind children as may be deemed appropriate objects, subject to the same provisions as are required by the said Act, and by this amendment thereof.

In the Senate House, the seventeenth day of December, in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and forty-seven, and in the seventy-second year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America.

R. F. W. ALLSTON, President of the Senate, pro tem.
W. F. COLCOCK, Speaker of the House of Representatives.



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