Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Leander Holmes of Fremont House, Chicago, Illinois


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Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Leander Holmes of Fremont House, Chicago, Illinois is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 8.5 in. x 11 in.. It is 3 pages long.

It was created on Wednesday, January 6, 1847.

Worthington Historical Society is the . Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919 and Leander S. Holmes are the Correspondents.

This letter to Mary Johnson of Wothington, Ohio from Leander Holmes of Fremont House, Chicago was written in response to a miscommunication between the two of them. They both we informed by different acquaintances that the correspondence between them was ill advised as they both were involved with other people. He claims that he heard she was to be married in the winter and responds to her belief that he was courting another woman. In the end, he apologizes for any confusion his last letter may have caused and hopes that everything has been resolved.

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.

Little is known about Leander Holmes other than he and Mary had a brief correspondence.

It covers the topic Orange Johnson House.

It features the people Leander S. Holmes and Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919.

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 2012.0005.110.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1053_001.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on January 9, 2018. It was last updated February 2, 2022.