Adair, John, 1808-1888
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection comprises photocopied typescripts of reminiscences by and about Mary Ann Dickinson Adair and John Adair. John Adair and his family traveled to Oregon via Panama and California after President Polk appointed him Collector of Customs in Astoria. The texts concern life in Kentucky and Oregon and include family information and transcriptions of archival records. Texts of letters written by Mrs. Adair during the journey are also included.
Collection is comprised of the Certificate of Register issued to Herman C. Leonard by John Adair for the brig, Metropolis.