Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Jeannette Ridgway of Columbus, 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 Jeannette Ridgway of Columbus, Ohio. Contact WHS at email@example.com to request permission.
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It was created on Friday, December 19, 1845.
This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Jeannette Ridgway of Columbus, Ohio. Ridgway wrote the letter to request that Johnson postpone her visit. Ridgway explains that she is going to be very busy during the time Johnson was planning to visit and would not be able to spend enough time with her.
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.
Very little is known about Jeannette Ridgway other than that she was a family friend of the Johnsons.
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 2012.0005.98.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1046_001.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on December 16, 2017. It was last updated February 1, 2022.