re: Declaration by (Rev.) Patrick Adair, Belfast, (and Carrickfergus, dc.1717), (married Isabella, grand-dau of Sir Robert Adair) concerning sums paid by Leues Stewart (Scott ?), Edlderstown, Scotland, as part of the marriage portion of Anna Helena Adair (nee Scott) widow of William Adair (dc.1661, son of Sir Robert), to Sir Bruce (Bryce) Cochrane, at the request of Anna Helena Adair, for the use of her infant son, Robert Adair, (later Sir Robert Adair II) and placed by Sir Bruce Cocharane in the hands of his brother, the Earl of Dundonald. 19 April 1688."
"Information for the Laird of Kinhilt concerning 2 bonds for money payable under marriage contract of the Laird's father and mother, the latter now married to Sir Bryce Cochrane. 1688." ............... Papers of the Cochrane Family (Earls of Dundonald) GD233/190/78 Aug 1659. Scotland. Receipt by Lord William Cochrane of Dundonald received from William Adam and John Snodgrass in part payment of mill rent for crop 1658.
GD90/2/14829 Aug 1695 Letter signed by Hew Snodgrass asking for return of 2 discharges belonging to William Auchinloss which were used in the action at the instance of Lady Dundonald against William Cochran.
GD393/90. (Boyd Alexander papers ?) 1712-1721 Robert Alexander (rel of Robert Alexander who m. dau of Alexander Adaire of Maryland ?) and Janet Snodgrass his relict (widow). Janet Alexander relict (widow) of James Dunlop. ............... Were the Adair & Snodgrass families in Virginia connected to the Cochrane of Dundonald / Adair families in Scotland / Ireland ?