Letter to James M. Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson, 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, Worthington, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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In this brief letter to James M. Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio, Johnson writes to apologize for such a long delay in responding to his letters. She relates that she has been attending to a sick friend as well as helping another friend prepare for her wedding. She adds that she will be present as a bridesmaid. Johnson also confesses that she has not felt herself and considered breaking off their correspondence all together. She assures him that she is feeling well again and invites him to visit. She concludes by asking him to not to get his hopes up too high when first visiting Worthington so as not to be disappointed in the little village.
Mary was daughter of one of Worthington's founders, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. She married Francis Sessions on August 18, 1847.
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 topic Orange Johnson House.
It covers the city Worthington.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.118.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1056_001.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 9, 2018. It was last updated February 2, 2022.