Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Emily Beckwith of Somerset, 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 Emily Beckwith of Somerset, Ohio. Contact WHS at email@example.com to request permission.
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It was created on Friday, October 11, 1839.
In this letter written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Emily Beckwith of Somerset, Ohio, Beckwith laments that Johnson has not responded to her last letter and hopes that it is not to suggest that they are no longer friends. Beckwith went to school with Johnson before moving to Somerset and spends most of the letter inquiring about old friends. Before concluding, she gives some news of life in Somerset and asks Johnson to please write.
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.
Little is known of Emily Beckwith other than what can be learned from her correspondence with Mary Johnson. They wrote several letters back and forth.
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 2012.0005.70.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1038.
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