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Draft of a Letter to an Unknown Friend Probably Written by Mary Johnson Sessions of Columbus, 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 of a Letter to an Unknown Friend Probably Written by Mary Johnson Sessions of Columbus, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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Draft of a Letter to an Unknown Friend Probably Written by Mary Johnson Sessions of Columbus, Ohio is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 8.5 in. x 11 in.. It is 3 pages long.
It was created on Monday, September 19, 1892.
This is a draft letter written to an unknown recipient from a writer assumed to be Mary Sessions. There is no identifying information on the letter, but the author has been inferred from context. The writer of the letter is very upset and hurt due to finding out that her husband changed his will and did not tell her. The changes that were made requested that money be given to a church but not “our church” and she suspects the recipient of the letter influenced him to do so.
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.
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 2012.0005.143.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1067.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 20, 2018.