Letter to Orange Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Samuel Griffith of Fayette Co., IL 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 Orange Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Samuel Griffith of Fayette Co., IL. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Monday, August 5, 1839.
In this letter written to Orange Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from Samuel Griffith of Fayette Co., Illinois, there are several business transactions discussed. It appears from the letter that Samuel Griffith and Orange Johnson had done some business together. Griffith is asking to collect debts for him from business transactions done with people in Franklin County and send the money as soon as he can. Then he talks about how well his grocery business and his home life are going.
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.
Nothing else is known about Samuel Griffith.
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 whs1016.
The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.11.
This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on October 16, 2017.