Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Leander Holmes in Kirkersville 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 Leander Holmes in Kirkersville. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Sunday, May 2, 1847.
In this letter written to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from a suitor, Leander Holmes in Kirkersville, he apologizes for not writing sooner and tells her that he is recovering from a terrible illness. He then talks about wanting to visit her soon.
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 city Worthington.
You can find the original at Worthington Historical Society.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.132. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1007.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.132.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1007.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 8, 2017. It was last updated November 17, 2017.