Letter to Mary Johnson from Chester Knox Johnson, February 1847 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 Johnson from Chester Knox Johnson, February 1847. Contact WHS at email@example.com to request permission.
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This letter written to Mary Johnson is from her cousin Chester Knox Johnson who sends family news from Tiffin, Ohio. He discusses the death of Aunt Chrissa Johnson Maynard and his regret in not seeing her restored to health. He tells her of the need for provisions for a large local wedding that everyone seems excited about. He briefly discusses people around town, and closes the letter requesting that Mary write back.
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. Francis planned upon his death for his estate to found the Sessions Academy of Fine Arts and museum to foster art education in Columbus.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.09.
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