John S. Dunn (1810-1885) lived in the Nevada City, California area. This small collection contains two letters from Dunn addressed
to "Brother," two receipts, and an agreement between Dunn, Charles Dunn Jr., and Richard Rowe regarding mining claims on Kennebec
Hill in Nevada County, California.
John Dunn was born in 1810 in New York. In 1850, in partnership with William Crawford, he opened a general merchandise establishment
in Nevada City, California. The 1880 United States Census listed Dunn's occupation as a lumberman.
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