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Telegram 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 Telegram. Contact WHS at to request permission.

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Telegram is text. Its dimensions are 8.03 in. x 5.20 in..

It was created on Tuesday, November 28, 1876.

Worthington Historical Society is the Contributor. Francis Charles Sessions, 1820-1892 is the Creator.

This telegram relating the news of the death of Orange Johnson to his niece Helen Maynard of Washington, D.C. The telegram was sent by "F. C." Francis Sessions, son in law of Orange Johnson. Orange Johnson (b. February 7, 1790 - d. November 28, 1876), was a comb maker by trade who migrated to Worthington, Ohio from Connecticut in 1814. He was attracted to the area due to the Worthington Manufacturing Company, friends and family. Like many other frontiersmen, Johnson had multiple talents. He was also a mechanic, farmer, manufacturer, contractor and banker. Orange married Achsa Maynard (b. Apr 7, 1791 d. May 21, 1882) of Worthington in 1815.

It features the people Francis Charles Sessions, 1820-1892 and Orange Johnson, 1790-1876.

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 77-G-695.01.

The Worthington Memory identification code is whs0839.

This metadata record was human prepared by Worthington Libraries on October 19, 2005. It was last updated November 13, 2017.