The index of surnames and regiments cover all the names mentioned in these business journals of John Gordon MACOMB, Surgeon 1st Regiment of Foot, 2nd Batallion, and enlisted as John McCOLME, in 1744, discharged in 1763.
John McCOMB set up a merchant establishment in ALBANY NY, servicing mainly the 1st (2nd Bat), 17th, 27th, 28th, 43rd, 46th, and 55th British Regiments.
Alexander Adair seemed to have been in an early regiment in America between 1744-1763.The Adairs (below) were in a later date range.
WO 97/579/24 JOHN ADAIR, Born [Not Known] Served in [Not Known] Discharged aged [Not Known] Years of enlistment and discharge are unknown. Covering dates give a generic date range only. 1760-1854
WO 97/583/3 ROBERT ADAIR, Born COMBER, Down Served in 43rd Foot Regiment Discharged aged 42 1803-1817
WO 97/688/1 GEORGE ADAIR, Born TURLOUGH, Mayo Served in 56th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 29 1808-1830
WO 97/789/3 WILLIAM ADAIR, Born CARLOW, Carlow Served in 66th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 44 1790-1812
WO 97/807/4 WILLIAM ADAIR, Born THORLOUGH, Mayo Served in 68th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 42 1817-1839
WO 97/891/2 PETER ADAIR Born BOWMORE, Argyllshire Served in 79th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 52 1809-1837
WO 97/1091/20 JOHN ADAIR, Born CHAPEL ALLERTON, Somerset Served in East London Militia Discharged aged 39 1796-1821
WO 97/1125/2 JOHN ADAIR, Born WIGTON, Galloway Served in 1st Foot Regiment; 8th Foot Regiment; 5th Royal Veteran Battalion; 4th Royal Veteran Battalion Discharged aged 36 1798-1816
WO 97/1210/17 FRANCIS ADAIR, Born CLARE, Armagh Served in Royal Artillery Discharged aged 40 1804-1825
WO 97/1210/18 JAMES ADAIR, Born BALLYMORE, Armagh Served in Royal Artillery Discharged aged 27 1809-1818
WO 97/1210/19 JOHN ADAIR, Born CARMICHAEL, Galway Served in Royal Artillery Discharged aged 37 1806-1827
WO 121/11/356 HARRY ADAIR, Born WESTMINSTER, London and Middlesex Served in 3rd Foot Guards Discharged aged 38 after 21 years 4 months of service 1791 WO 121/23/201 JOSEPH ADAIR Born COOL BARING, Leix Served in Somerset Militia; 13th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 47 after 22 years 9 months of service 1795
WO 121/23/256 JAMES ADAIR, Born ABERDEEN, Aberdeenshire Served in 52nd Foot Regiment; 89th Foot Regiment; 22nd Foot Regiment Discharged aged 60 after 28 years 6 months of service 1795
WO 121/41/161 JAMES ADAIR, Born DRUMAD, Down Served in 64th Foot Regiment Discharged aged 34 after 12 years of service 1800