Letter to William M. Johnson of Milan, Ohio from Mary Johnson of Worthington, 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 William M. Johnson of Milan, Ohio from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio. Contact WHS at firstname.lastname@example.org to request permission.
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It was created on Saturday, November 17, 1838.
This letter written to William M. Johnson in Milan, Ohio from Mary Johnson, his sister, in Worthington, Ohio, delivers news from home. Johnson talks about the wedding of Eliza Sherman and a Mr. Potter and how insufferable the bride was during the event. She then says that she has been introduced to a new gentleman. She talks briefly about a spat between Miss Marsh and Miss Bishop at the school. She concludes with other family news and promises to send some newspapers for him.
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. Francis planned upon his death for his estate to found the Sessions Academy of Fine Arts and museum to foster art education in Columbus.
William M. Johnson was the son of Orange and Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. He was born in 1818 and died in 1840
It covers the city Worthington.
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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.45.
The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1028.
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