refer: http://www.oldmedicalbooks.com/catalog4.htmlhttp://www.oldmedicalbooks.com/catalog4.html wherein it states: James MAKITTRICK. Commentaries on the Principles and Practice of Physic., 1772. Makittrick, (1728-1802) who changed his name to Adair in 1783, graduated at Edinburgh in 1766 but practiced, before and after that date in Antigua, publishing a book on slavery and later in England several works on medicine, which were popular on the Continent. Also refer to: http://webtext.library.yale.edu/sgm12html/beinecke.osbfla.sgm.htmlhttp://webtext.library.yale.edu/sgm12html/beinecke.osbfla.sgm.html where in lists ADAIR, James Makittrick, 1728-1802 53ALS to James Dodsley, Bath. 30th December 1785. Adair requests that recipient market a book he has just written, with the proceeds going to the Bath Hospital (Bath Hospital address).
ADAIR, Sir Robert, 1763-1855 (son of "Robin Adair") 54ALS (fragment) to an unnamed recipient, n.p. n.d. Concerns an election.
refer also to: Burkes's Landed Gentry, 1852 edn. ADAIR of Heatherton Park (near Taunton). ADAIR, Alexander, Esq., of Heatherton Park, co. Somerset; m. in June, 1828, Harriet-Eliza, dau. of George Atkinson, of Lee, co. Kent, Esq., and has issue: Lineage. The family of Adair, originally of Scotland, has been settled for many generations at Ballymena, co. Antrim, Ireland.For detailed lineage refer to BURKE'S Peerage and Baronetage, Mr. Adair, of Heatherton Park, being brother of Sir Robert Shafto Adair, Bart. Seat - Heatherton Park, Wellington, Somerset (near Taunton).