Letter to James Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio

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Letter to James 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 Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Letter to James Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 8 in. x 11 in.. It is 2 pages long.

It was created on Friday, February 28, 1845.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. James M. Moreland and Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919 are the Correspondents.

In this letter written to James Moreland of Henderson, Kentucky from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio, Johnson voices her regret for not responding quickly to Moreland's last letter. She tells him that she has been away but promises to be more timely with her letters in the future. She then goes on to commiserate with Moreland over the loss of his sister. She writes very poetically about the passing of her brother and the inevitability of death. Before closing the letter, she invites him to visit Worthington.

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.

You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.94.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1045.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on December 14, 2017. It was last updated January 9, 2018.