Letter to William M. Johnson of Milan, Ohio from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio

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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 info@worthingtonhistory.org to request permission.

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Letter to William M. Johnson of Milan, Ohio from Mary Johnson of Worthington, Ohio is text, with genre letter and correspondence. Its dimensions are 8 in. x 11 in.. It is 3 pages long.

It was created on Saturday, December 29, 1838.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. William M. Johnson, 1818-1840 and Mary Sessions (née Johnson), 1823-1919 are the Correspondents.

This letter was written to William M. Johnson in Milan, Ohio from Mary Johnson, his sister, of Worthington, Ohio. Johnson begins the letter by teasing her brother for not responding to her last letter. She then goes on to tell him how their family home had been the target of town pranksters. She describes all of the mischief in great detail and reveals what everyone was doing inside that kept them so busy to be unaware of the activity outside.

William M. Johnson was the son of Orange and Achsa (Maynard) Johnson. He was born in 1818 and died in 1840.

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.

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The Worthington Historical Society identification code is 2012.0005.69.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs1037.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on November 25, 2017. It was last updated November 28, 2017.