Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from John R. Worman of Zanesville, 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 John R. Worman of Zanesville, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Monday, January 17, 1842.
This letter was written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from John R. Worman of Zanesville, Ohio. Worman writes as a potential suitor and is surprised that Johnson responded to his letter. He expresses his hope that they can begin a correspondence but states that he feels he is not deserving of her time. He writes of visiting Worthington and hopes he can call on 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. The Sessions art collection formed a basis for the Columbus Museum of Art collection.
John R. Worman and Mary Johnson met on a stagecoach as she and her father were traveling back to Worthington from a trip to Washington.
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 2012.0005.104.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1049.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on December 16, 2017.