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ASYLUM FOR THE BLIND.

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ASYLUM FOR THE BLIND. We stated in our last issue that several kindly disposed gentlemen in Aberystwyth and elsewhere had succeeded in securing the election of the blind daughter of Mr Colleman, of the promenade pier, in this town, as a free inmate of the Asylum for the Blind, London, which entitles her t9 board and edu- cation for the next three years The following let- ter has been received by her father in regard to the subject:— London Society for Teaching the Blind, Upper Avenue Road, Regent's Park, April 14th, 1870. Sir,—I have to inform you that on Thursday, the 7th inst., Sarah Ann Colleman, your daughter, was elected as a free pupil of this institution for three years. I am, however, instructed to remind you that she cannot be admitted until the arrears due for her previous instruction in the asylum have been paid, which amount to 71. 19s. The matron of the institution also desires me to send a list of the cloth ing which she will be required to bring with her and I have to request that you will be good enough to see that they are of the quality and kind therein mentioned. In consequence of the death of Mr J. W. Dowson, I have also to request that you will at once send me another respectable person who will be responsible, in connection with Mr Elias Thomas, as regards the removal of the pupil at the end of the stipulated period, and for the necessary supply of clothing, &c., being provided as per enclosed list. In the event of Mr Thomas declining to act further, the names and addresses of two must be sent who will undertake the required responsibility. Your immediate attention to this will oblige, Sir, yours obediently, JAMES SANDERS It will be seen that in addition to the outfit the parents of the unfortunate child have to pay what to them is a sum which they cannot furnish without the aid of some philanthropic people who may be in- duced to assist them in this difficulty. Some gener- ous persons have already subscribed towards the re- duction of the liability incurred in educating the child at the asylum before she could gain free admis- sion. Since the receipt of the above letter the amount due has, through the kindness of a few well- wishers to the child, been reduced to 51, odd. A further training of three years in this admirable in- stitution will, in all probability, qualify the little girl to obtain her own living, as she is reported by her tutors to possess a talent for music and for cer- tain industrial branches, which a beneficent and all- merciful Providence has in omnipotent wisdom placed even within the reach of these much afflicted sons and daughters of men. A visit to the little girl would, we feel convinced, do more in eliciting human sympathy and aid assistance for the blind child than any appeal which it is in our power to make on her behalf to the generous inhabitants of this town and neighbourhood: and we feel persuaded that an ap- peal of this character will not be made in vain. We refer our readers to a letter on the subject which has been forwarded to us by an esteemed correspondent, and to which we are happy to give insertion, in another column. Any lady or gentleman whose sympathies are enlisted in this case may obtain any information on the subject by communicating with the editor and proprietor of this paper.

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