Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Charles Stickney of Republic, Ohio

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Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Charles Stickney of Republic, 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 Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Charles Stickney of Republic, Ohio. Contact WHS at info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Charles Stickney of Republic, Ohio is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 11 in. x 8.5 in..

It was created on Wednesday, September 8, 1841.

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

This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Charles Stickney of Republic, Ohio. It is a second appeal from a hopeful suitor to begin a correspondence with her. He begins this letter by mentioning that an earlier letter he sent her was unanswered and questions whether it was even received, if it was received with displeasure and therefore ignored, or if she has been too busy to respond. He then goes on request they begin a correspondence again and asks that she reply soon.

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.

Charles Stickney had met Mary and her father, Orange, while on a coach returning from a trip they had taken to the east.

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

It features the people Charles Stickney 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 2012.0005.117.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1005.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 7, 2017. It was last updated October 13, 2017.