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Creator:
Jeffries, John, 1745-1819  Search this
Names:
Blanchard, Jean-Pierre, 1753-1809  Search this
Jeffries, John, 1745-1819  Search this
Extent:
0.29 Cubic feet ((1 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1807-1836
Scope and Contents:
This item is a ledger containing early American estates, including John Jeffries.
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.
General:
NASMrev
Provenance:
National Air and Space Museum Aeronautics Division, transfer, unknown, 1991-0001, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
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
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics -- Records  Search this
Balloons  Search this
Airships  Search this
Charliere hydrogen balloon  Search this
Identifier:
NASM.1991.0001
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1991-0001