Letter to Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Orange Johnson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 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 Orange Johnson in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Sunday, April 21, 1844.
In this letter from Orange Johnson of Worthington to his daughter, Mary, he lets her know that his trip to Pennsylvania is going well. He talks briefly about the Whig meeting that he attended and about the weather. Lastly he reminds Mary to do her chores.
Orange Johnson (b. February 7, 1790 - d. November 28, 1876), was a comb maker by trade from Connecticut. Johnson migrated to Ohio in 1814, attracted to the Worthington Manufacturing Company, friends and family.
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.
It covers the city Worthington.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.145. The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1011.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.145.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1011.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on September 19, 2017. It was last updated November 17, 2017.