Jefferys, Thomas, -1771

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London engraver, geographer, and publisher.

A prolific eighteenth century map publisher who between 1751 and 1768 produced important maps of America and the West Indies as well as large-scale English county maps, Jefferys declared bankruptcy in 1765, but continued his ventures with the assistance of friends.

From the description of Letters : [London, Eng.], to the Earl of Morton, 1767 Jan. 17. (Newberry Library). WorldCat record id: 38142487

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associatedWith Ebeling, Christophe Daniel, 1741-1817. person
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Edward E. Ayer Manuscript Map Collection (Newberry Library) corporateBody
associatedWith Green, John, d. 1757. person
associatedWith Mayo, William. person
correspondedWith Morton, James Douglas, Earl of, 1702-1768 person
associatedWith Newberry Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Scantlebury, Thomas, d. 1821. person
associatedWith Wolfe, James, 1727-1759 person
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England--London
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Bridgetown (Barbados)
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Publishers and publishing--History--18th century--sources
Landowners--Maps--Early works to 1800
Geographers--History--18th century--Sources
Manuscript maps--Early works to 1800
Bankruptcy--History--18th century--Sources
Manuscripts--English
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Birth 1719

Death 1771-11-20

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