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date: 02 March 2021

Adair, Johnlocked

(1660–1718)
  • Charles W. J. Withers

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Adair, John (1660–1718), geographer and cartographer, was born on 2 September 1660 in Leith, Scotland. Nothing is known of his parents or his early education. The first firm reference to Adair dates from May 1681, when he was granted a licence by the ...

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, 12 vols. in 13 (1814–75)
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