Byron, John, 1723-1786

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From the description of Autograph letter signed : to James Sykes., 1783 Sept. 17. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133742

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Newman, 1750 Feb. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133566

From the description of Autograph letter signed : Pirbright, 1775 Dec. 2. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270133628

John Byron, British naval officer. His frequent bad luck in terms of weather conditions earned him the nickname "Foul-weather Jack." In 1768, he published a narrative of the struggle for survival after a shipwreck, which later supplied suggestions for the shipwreck scene in Don Juan by Lord Byron, John Byron's grandson.

From the description of John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron manuscript material : 1 item, 1778 (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 80788050

John Byron, British naval officer. His frequent bad luck in weather conditions earned him the nickname "Foul-weather Jack." In 1768, he published a narrative of the struggle for survival after a shipwreck, which later supplied suggestions for the shipwreck scene in Don Juan by Lord Byron, John Byron's grandson.

From the guide to the John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron manuscript material : 2 items, 1778-1781, (The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.)

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creatorOf Byron, John, 1723-1786. Autograph letter signed : to James Sykes., 1783 Sept. 17. Pierpont Morgan Library.
creatorOf Byron, John, 1723-1786. Autograph letter signed, [n.d]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Correspondence of George Macartney, 1st Earl Macartney, whilst Governor of Grenada, the Grenadines and Tobago, 1767-1806 The Bodleian Library of Commonwealth and African Studies at Rhodes House
referencedIn Bullitt collection on 18th Century Explorers, 1773-1798 Western Washington University Heritage Resources
creatorOf Bullitt, Dorothy Stimson, 1892-1989. Bullitt collection on 18th century explorers, 1773-1798. Western Washington University
referencedIn Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800. Samuel Barrington letterbooks, 1778-1779. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Byron, John, 1723-1786. Autograph letter signed : Pirbright, 1775 Dec. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Samuel Barrington letterbooks, 1778-1779 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Letters of Samuel Johnson, LL.D., collected and edited by George Birkbeck Hill, extra-illustrated, 1413-1900 (inclusive), 1775-1839 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. Henry Clinton papers, 1736-1850. University of Michigan, William Clements Library
creatorOf Kendall, John, fl. 1757-1795. Correspondence and papers of John Kendall, 1757-1781. Huntington Library, Art Collections & Botanical Gardens
creatorOf John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron manuscript material : 2 items, 1778-1781 The New York Public Library. Carl H. Pforzheimer Collection of Shelley and His Circle.
referencedIn Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800. Samuel Barrington letterbooks, 1778-1779. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn George Macartney papers, Macartney, George papers, [1765]-1800, 1776-1787 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Choiseul correspondence, 1777-1781 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Byron, John, 1723-1786. John "Foul-weather Jack" Byron manuscript material : 1 item, 1778 New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Whipple, William, 1730-1785. Letter, 1778 Sept. 7, to Josiah Bartlett. New Hampshire Newsp Project
creatorOf Byron, John, 1723-1786. Autograph letter signed : Newman, 1750 Feb. 2. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Henry Clinton papers, Clinton, Henry papers, 1736-1850 William L. Clements Library , University of Michigan
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associatedWith Barrington, Samuel, 1729-1800. person
associatedWith Bullitt, Dorothy Stimson, 1892-1989. person
associatedWith Byron, George Gordon Byron, Baron, 1788-1824 person
associatedWith Choiseul, Louis Marie Gabriel César de, 1734-1796 person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, 1771-1829 person
associatedWith Clinton, Henry, Sir, 1738?-1795. person
associatedWith Great Britain Royal navy corporateBody
correspondedWith Johnson, Samuel, 1709-1784 person
correspondedWith Kendall, John, fl. 1757-1795. person
associatedWith Macartney, George Macartney, Earl, 1737-1806 person
associatedWith Shuldham, Molyneux, 1717?-1798. person
associatedWith Sykes, James, person
associatedWith Sykes, James, navy agent person
associatedWith Whipple, William, 1730-1785. person
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Birth 1723-11-08

Death 1786-04-10

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