John H. Hunt papers 1849-1860 (bulk 1853-1859)
John H. Hunt was born in October 1836, the son of H. W. and Frances E. Hunt of Southampton, New York. His siblings included Edgar, Frances, Alexander, Agnes, and Mary. Hunt lived in Southampton and Sag Harbor, New York, where he worked as an editor. He also founded the Sag Harbor Express. On April 28, 1862, he married Abigail Jane Davis Huntting, and they had one son, George. John H. Hunt died after 1920.