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 email@example.com to request permission.
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It was created on Wednesday, April 28, 1841.
This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Charles Stickney of Republic, Ohio. This is Stickney's first letter to Johnson. He begins the letter by reminding her that they met on a coach when she was traveling with her father from Columbus to Worthington. He then asks if they might begin a correspondence and says that he understands that it is a bit presumptuous given that they have only briefly met. He explains that he is visiting his brother and does not know when he might be leaving. He hopes to hear from her at some point, even if it is just to offer friendship and no correspondence.
Mary was daughter of one of Worthington's founders, Orange Johnson and wife Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. She married Francis Sessions on August 18, 1847.
Charles Stickney had met Mary Johnson and her father, Orange, while on a coach returning from a trip they had taken to the east. Charles and Mary continued a correspondence for a while.
It covers the topic Orange Johnson House.
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 2012.0005.120.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1057.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 16, 2018. It was last updated February 6, 2018.