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Correspondence from the collections of the Worthington Historical Society (WHS) may be used for educational purposes as long as it is not altered in any way and proper credit is given: "Courtesy of the Worthington Historical Society, Worthington, OH." Prior written permission of the WHS is required for any other use of Correspondence. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Correspondence is a manuscript, with genre letter. Its dimensions are 16.88 in. x 10.63 in.. It is 3 pages long.

It was created on Tuesday, August 10, 1880.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.

This letter from Charles Foster to Worthington F. Griswold, President of the Worthington Board of Education in 1880 certifies the transfer of custody of an oil portrait of Governor Thomas Worthington from Rufus King of Cincinnati, Ohio to the "citizens of Worthington". The town Worthington is believed to be named for Thomas Worthington, the federal land agent who oriented James Kilbourne to the Ohio territory. The portrait remained in custody of Worthington Schools until 1974, when custody was transfered to the Worthington Historical Society.

It covers the topic Cincinnati, OH.

It features the people Worthington Franklin Griswold, 1842-1912 and Thomas Worthington, 1773-1827.

It covers the city Worthington.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

This file was reformatted digital in the format video/jpeg2000.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0171_001.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on February 6, 2002. It was last updated October 6, 2017.