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Jeffries, John 1745-1819

Overview
Works: 65 works in 106 publications in 3 languages and 2,183 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Poetry  Case studies  Diaries  Pictorial works  Autobiographies  Observations  Claims 
Roles: Author, Former owner
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Most widely held works about John Jeffries
 
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Most widely held works by John Jeffries
A narrative of the two aerial voyages of Doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard : with meteorological observations and remarks : the first voyage on the thirtieth of November, 1784 from London into Kent : the second, on the seventh of January, 1785, from England into France by John Jeffries( )

23 editions published between 1786 and 1941 in English and held by 376 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the first flight by air across the English Channel
A narrative of two aerial voyages by John Jeffries( Book )

4 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philosophical, medical, and experimental essays by Thomas Percival( Book )

1 edition published in 1776 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays medical and experimental by Thomas Percival( Book )

1 edition published in 1772 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First aerial voyage across the English Channel : Diary of Dr. John Jeffries, the Aeronaut by John Jeffries( Book )

2 editions published between 1885 and 1955 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A narrative of the two aerial voyages of doctor Jeffries with Mons. Blanchard by John Jeffries( Book )

1 edition published in 1786 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeffries family papers by Jeffries family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Business and personal papers of Jeffries family members, primarily of Boston and Portsmouth, N.H. merchants David (1658-1742), David (1690-1716), David (1714-84), and John (b. 1689); and of physician and loyalist John (1745-1819). Also, papers of John Usher, receiver general of New England under Sir Edmund Andros and Lieut. Gov. of N.H.; merchants Charles and Peter Lidget; physician Isaac Waldron; apothecary William Davis and his son Benjamin; John Cooke, an English merchant in Oporto; Henry Rhoads; Aeneas Salter; and Boston shipping merchants David Jeffries and Company, John and David Jeffries, and Jeffries and Shepreeve. Papers compiled and arranged by Walter L. Jeffries, with some notes and documents in his hand. Includes an index to the collection
[Portraits of birds] by W Hayes( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The peace of Europe by Robert Seagrave( Book )

1 edition published in 1732 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Dublin journal, 1785( Book )

1 edition published in 1785 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

A third term for FDR : the election of 1940 by John W Jeffries( Book )

1 edition published in 2017 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

"In 1940, for the first time since America's founding, a sitting president sought a third term in office. But this was only one remarkable aspect of that year's election, which was, as John Jeffries makes clear in his new book, one of the most important elections in American history. Franklin Roosevelt's plan to pack the Supreme Court had failed; in the wake of a recent recession, his New Deal had hardened support and opposition among both parties; and the German advance across Europe, along with Japanese aggression in Asia, was stirring fierce debate over America's role in the world. Adding to the moment of profound uncertainty was FDR's procrastination over whether to run again. Jeffries explores how these tensions played out and what they meant, not just for the presidential election but also for domestic politics and policy generally, and for state and local contests. In the context of the Roosevelt coalition and the New Deal party system, he parses the debates and struggles within both the Democratic and Republican parties as Roosevelt deliberated over running and Wendell Willkie, a businessman from Indiana and New York City, got the nod from Republicans over a field including the rising moderate Thomas E. Dewey, the conservative Michigan senator Arthur Vandenburg, and the isolationist Ohio senator Robert Taft. A Third Term for FDR reveals how domestic policy more than international events influenced Roosevelt's decision to run and his victory in November. A detailed analysis of the results offers insights into the impact of the year's events on voting, and into the election's long-term implications and ramifications--many of which continue to this day"--Provided by publisher
John Jeffries card, [Boston] by John Jeffries( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Autograph signature on a small card
Commissioner of Loans of the United States records by United States( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains 17 documents pertaining to the Commissioner of Loans of the United States who was Thomas Perkins in Boston and then Stephen Moylan, Esq. in Philadelphia. The documents include: a note of the United States payable to John Jeffries, May 20, 1799, with an assignment of the note by Jeffries to Allen Crocker, Boston, October 15, 1807, on the verso; 13 letters from the Treasury Department Comptrollers Office signed from John Steele, comptroller, and David Rawn, principal clerk, usually acknowledging receipt of financial documents from Perkins or receipt of bills for payment of staff and stationary, May-October 1801; a financial draft from George Simpson, Esq., cashier of the Bank of U.S., May 7, 1801; a warrant of transfer from the U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Albert Gallatin, May 19, 1801; and a circular letter from Gallatin to Stephen Moylan, June 23, 1806
by Arthur Savage( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Contains poems and epitaphs by various authors; excerpts on topics such as glues, claims of American loyalists, and the slave trade; excerpts from George Martine's Essays and observations on the construction and graduation of thermometers; and weather observations for London for 1789-1791. Also an autograph letter, dated 12 Feb. 1800, from Savage to John Jeffries of Boston, chiefly concerning a mutual friend who has moved to Philadelphia; and an autograph note from Savage, presumably to Jeffries, in which Savage mentions having sent his "weather book," are laid in
 
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Up & down : the adventures of John Jeffries, first American to flyThe up & down adventures of John Jeffries : the story of the first American to fly
Alternative Names
Gefferies, John 1744-1819

Jeffries, Doctor 1745-1819

Jeffries, Doctor, (John), 1745-1819

John Jeffries Amerikaans arts (1744-1819)

John Jeffries dokter asal Amerika Serikat

John Jeffries médecin, chirurgien, aérostier de Boston

John Jeffries medico e scienziato statunitense

John Jeffries US-amerikanischer Arzt und Luftfahrtpionier

Τζον Τζέφρις Αμερικανός φυσικός, επιστήμονας και στρατιωτικός χειρουργός

Джеффрис, Джон

Джон Джеффріс

جون جيفريز

جون جيفريز دكتور من امريكا

ジョン・ジェフリーズ

約翰·傑弗里斯

Languages
English (76)

German (1)

French (1)