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Thomas Hopkins Gallaudet (1787–1851)

Gallaudet, Thomas Hopkins. An American writer and educator; born at Philadelphia, 1787; died at Hartford, CT, 1851. In 1817 founded at Hartford the first deaf-mute institute in America and its president till 1830. He was chaplain of the Connecticut Retreat for the Insane from 1838 until his death. He wrote: ‘Bible Stories for the Young’ (1838) and ‘The Child’s Book of the Soul’ (1850).