Letter to Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Ellen [Parrott] of Dayton, Ohio

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Letter to Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Ellen [Parrott] of Dayton, 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 Ellen [Parrott] of Dayton, Ohio. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Letter to Mary D. Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Ellen [Parrott] of Dayton, 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 Tuesday, May 5, 1846.

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

This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Ellen [Parrot] of Dayton, Ohio. No last name is written in the letter, but records show that there was a Josephine Parrott from Dayton, Ohio who was a student at the Female Seminary in 1841 according to the roster. Josephine Parrott had a sister, and in this letter Ellen refers to Josephine as one might a sister. Much of the letter is Parrott venting because Johnson seems to have forgotten her, even though they are old friends. Parrott makes it known that she was aware that Johnson visited Dayton but did not pay her a visit. She closes the letter with some news of mutual acquaintances.

Mary was daughter of one of Worthington's founders, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. The Sessions were interested in promoting art and art instruction in Columbus.

Nothing more is know of Ellen Parrott.

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

It features the people Ellen Parrott and Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919.

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 2012.0005.71.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1039.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 25, 2017. It was last updated December 5, 2017.