Letter to James M. Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky 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 Letter to James M. Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Monday, December 9, 1844.
This letter was written to James M. Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. In the letter, Johnson talks about her mother's reaction to Moreland's earlier letter and Johnson's acceptance to his request for a correspondence. Johnson explains that her mother believed her to be "indiscreat," but agreed to allow her to continue with the letters. She then goes on to talk about the upcoming Whig inaugural ball.
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.
James Moreland was one of Mary Johnson's suitors. It appears from their correspondence that they were engaged for a time but the engagement was broken off.
It covers the city Worthington.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.100.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1047_001.
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