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Representative Deaf Persons of the United States of America; Containing Portraits and Character Sketches of Prominent Deaf Persons (Commonly Called Deaf Mutes) Who Are Engaged in the Higher Pursuits of Life (Paperback) Loot Price: R382
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Representative Deaf Persons of the United States of America; Containing Portraits and Character Sketches of Prominent Deaf...

Representative Deaf Persons of the United States of America; Containing Portraits and Character Sketches of Prominent Deaf Persons (Commonly Called Deaf Mutes) Who Are Engaged in the Higher Pursuits of Life (Paperback)

James Ernst Gallaher

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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. 1898 Excerpt: ... daughter to bless and to brighten. Mr. Howard has a very intense nature. He thinks deeply, he feels deeply, and he acts in proportion. When he goes in for a thing, he goes, as the good dog Rover did, "all over." There isn't a better fellow to camp out with. He can put up a tent in half the time another would pull it down. He can cut wood for the camp fire in such approved style that one feels inclined to let him do it all himself. At frying trout he can beat Delmonico. Mr. Howard is a reader and a lover of books. His private library cannot be beaten, for its size, in selection and binding, by any library in Duluth. ANTON SCHROEDER, Inventor and Manufacturer, St. Paul, Minn. Brain fever caused the deafness of the above young man when he was four years of age. In 1877 he was sent to the Minnesota School for the Deaf and graduated in 1886. During the summer of that year he had a private teacher, under whom he remained until the following fall, when he entered St. John's university, Collegeville, Minn, (a university for the hearing), and graduated from the commercial department of the college the following year. After completing his business course he continued his studies in the classical department for about three years and a half, when he had to go home on account of the death of his mother. Soon afterward he came into possession of quite a fortune, and since then he has been looking after his own business affairs, such as real estate, mortgages and rents. It was only a few years ago that he began his career as an inventor and manufacri1rer. He owns a few patents and they have proved to be very good, yielding a comfortable income. He manufactures what are known in trade as "Schroeder's Patent Storm Sash and Screen Hinge Hangers," and the...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: James Ernst Gallaher
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 66
ISBN-13: 978-1-232-21851-7
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: texts > Collections & anthologies of various literary forms
LSN: 1-232-21851-0
Barcode: 9781232218517

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