Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Mat H. of Newark, 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 Mat H. of Newark, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Monday, September 30, 1844.
Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor.
In this letter, Mat is giving Mary details concerning her upcoming visit to Newark. Mat hopes that Mary and E. Wetmore will come to visit during the Fair that the Ladies of the Church will be having if she will “send a beaux” to get Mary.
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.
Mat is probably Martha H., a friend of Mary's.
E. Wetmore is possibly Ann Eliza, daughter of Dr. Charles Henry Wetmore (1783-1868) & Eliza Rathbone Wetmore (1791-1853) of Columbus, Ohio.
It features the person 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 2012.0005.68. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0996.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.68.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0996.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on August 22, 2017. It was last updated October 13, 2017.