Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from C.R. Smithe of Trenton, New Jersey 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 C.R. Smithe of Trenton, New Jersey. Contact WHS at email@example.com to request permission.
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It was created on Monday, July 1, 1844.
This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from C.R. Smithe of Trenton, New Jersey. From the contents of the letter, it appears that Smithe was once a resident of Worthington, Ohio and had been a friend of the Johnson family. In the letter, he talks about a trip he took in the company of Johnson's parents. He asks about other news from Worthington, and inquires about several old acquaintances. He asks Johnson to send his regards to several people. At the conclusion, he asks Johnson to write to him.
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.
Not much is known about C.R. Smithe. It appears from the letter that he once lived in Worthington, Ohio.
It covers the city Worthington.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.60.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1033_001.
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