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Memoirs of John Quincy Adams
This day at one o'clock had been appointed for the Cabinet meeting upon the letter from the Governor of Georgia with the Cherokee Constitution. But the House of Representatives adjourned over from yesterday till next Monday, to allow the use of the hall this day for the exhibition of the deaf and dumb teachers and pupils....
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Title: Memoirs of John Quincy Adams
Creator: John Quincy Adams (author)
Date: February 1828
Format: Ephemera
Publisher: J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.7, pp.434-438
Keywords: Advocacy; American School For The Deaf; Clergy; Communication; Deaf; Education; Educational Institutions; Exhibits; Georgia; Government; Identity; Institutions; John C. Calhoun; John Quincy Adams; Lewis Weld; Native American; Religion; Schools; Sensory Disability; Sign Language; Social Welfare & Communities; Thomas Gallaudet; Washington, DC
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy
Note: Edited By Charles Francis Adams, the entire memoirs were published between 1874 and 1877 in ten volumes. This passage comes from John Quincy Adams's diary from February 16 and 17, 1828.