Dr. John Jeffries Estate Book

Summary
Collection ID:
NASM.1991.0001
Creators:
Jeffries, John, 1745-1819
Dates:
1807-1836
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.29 Cubic feet
(1 flatbox)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This item is a ledger containing early American estates, including John Jeffries.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
American Dr. John Jeffries and French Jean Pierre Blanchard were the first to aerially cross the English Channel. They made their quarrelsome journey in 1785 in a Charliere hydrogen balloon.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
National Air and Space Museum Aeronautics Division, transfer, unknown, 1991-0001, unknown

General
General
NASMrev

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
No restrictions on access
Conditions Governing Use
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Aeronautics Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aeronautics -- Records Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Balloons Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Airships Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Charliere hydrogen balloon Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre, 1753-1809 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jeffries, John, 1745-1819 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Air and Space Museum Archives
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Chantilly, VA 20151
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