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Draft Letter to Mr. Blank from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio 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 Draft Letter to Mr. Blank from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. Contact WHS at email@example.com to request permission.
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It was created in September 1843.
This is partial draft of a letter written to Mr. Blank from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. Johnson is responding to Blank's request for a correspondence. She states that she had hoped that his request had been one of only friendship. She goes on to say that she does not wish any other relationship with him. She concludes by telling him that she hopes he will find a woman more suitable for him.
Mary was daughter of one of Worthington's founders, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. She married Francis Sessions on August 18, 1847. The Sessions were interested in promoting art and art instruction in Columbus. The Sessions art collection formed a basis for the Columbus Museum of Art collection.
There is little known of Mr. Blank. Miss Johnson does state in the letter that they had only met briefly. This was a factor that led to her turning down his advances.
It covers the topic Orange Johnson House.
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 Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.136b.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1066.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 20, 2018.