Letter to Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Damaris Solomon of Werts Grove, Lockbourne, Ohio

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Letter to Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Damaris Solomon of Werts Grove, Lockbourne, 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 Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Damaris Solomon of Werts Grove, Lockbourne, Ohio. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Letter to Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Damaris Solomon of Werts Grove, Lockbourne, Ohio is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 8 in. x 11 in.. It is 3 pages long.

It was created on Wednesday, February 2, 1842.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919 and Damaris R. Solomon are the Correspondents.

This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Damaris Solomon of Werts Grove, Lockbourne, Ohio. This is one of many letters in an ongoing correspondence between the two friends. In the letter, Solomon expresses her excitement at receiving a letter from Johnson. She discusses old classmates from the Worthington Female Seminary and possible suitors. She poetically describes the scenery out her window. She then switches to the topic of Methodists and criticizes their views. She ends the letter by saying that she may visit Worthington briefly in the winter.

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.

Damaris Solomon was a long-time friend of Mary's from the Worthington Female Seminary school.

It covers the topics Worthington history, Orange Johnson House and history.

It features the people Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919 and Damaris R. Solomon.

It features the organization Worthington Female Seminary.

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 2012.0005.103.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1048.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on December 16, 2017.