Letter to Orange Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from William Johnson, His Son, of Milan, 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 Orange Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from William Johnson, His Son, of Milan, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Wednesday, March 6, 1839.
This letter was written to Orange Johnson of Worthington, Ohio from William M. Johnson, his son, in Milan, Ohio. In the letter, Johnson updates his father on an incident that happened at school and the tension it has caused between him and a teacher. Johnson tells his father that the Trustees have found in his favor on the matter, but he continues to suffer harassment from the teacher. He feels that he will be unable to complete the term because he cannot show the teacher the respect afforded someone in that position. He mentions other issues that are causing him to doubt whether or not he should stay and asks for his father's advice on the matter.
William M. Johnson was the son of Orange and Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. He was born in 1818 and died in 1840.
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.
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 2012.0005.46.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1029.
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