Letter to James Moreland of Cincinnati, Ohio 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 Moreland of Cincinnati, Ohio from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Sunday, March 21, 1847.
In this letter written to James Moreland from Mary Johnson, Johnson states her parents disapproval of their continued correspondence. She references some misconduct on his part that she cannot tolerate and asked to end their correspondence immediately. She concludes the letter by requesting her letter be returned and by informing him that his items have been gathered and are ready to be returned.
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 topic Orange Johnson House.
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 2012.0005.105.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1050_001.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on December 16, 2017. It was last updated February 1, 2022.