Was Dr. Patrick Adair, (1641-1706?) Naval Surgeon, the son of Rev. Patrick Adairdc.1694 who administered grants by King William and Queen Mary to ministers in Ireland ?
Google book "Botanical Exploration of Southern Africa...." p.52. Patrick Adair, M.D., F.R.S. 1688 (East India Company surgeon ?) Ship's surgeon and friend of Plukenet who described and figured in his "Phytographia" 1691 and "Almagestrum" 1696 some of the plants collected by Adair at the Cape. ............................................ MOLCAT index entries for Patrick Adair : De memoria. AD1674. Autogr. Sloane. 1247 ff. 23-31 b Instructions for a swordsman. 17th cent. Sloane. 1198 f. 40 Letter to Dr. D. Beddevole AD1692. Sloane. 4062 f. 244 Letters to Dr. L. Plukenett. AD1686, 1687, and n.d., Sloane. 4062 ff. 218-223 b Sloane. 4066 f. 250 Letters to Sir H. Sloane. AD1691, 1696/7 Sloane. 4036 ff. 103, 284. Observationes medicae. 17th cent. Sloane. 1398 Owned in AD1678, and in AD1697 (note the date), Sloane. 1128. Sloane. 1176. Praxis Medica in itinere ad Indiam Orientalem. AD1683. Sloane. 1395. Praxis medica in varios casus. AD1686-1697. Sloane. 1230 School exercises, translations, etc. 17th cent. Autogr. Sloane. 1249 ff. 62-119. Traite de la Verolle. 17th cent. Sloane. 1228 ff. 1.-61
Sir Hans Sloane (1660-1753) was the son of Alexander Sloan and Sarah Hicks, the daughter of Rev. Hicks of Winchester. Hans married the widow Elizabeth Langley of Fulk Rose, Jamaica, the daughter of John Langley, alderman, London, England. Hans was the founder of the British Museum.
Killyleagh, co. Down, N. Ireland, where Hans Sloane was born, was granted by James I to Sir James Hamilton. ....................... Patrick Adair, (1641-1706 ?) M.D. FRS 1688, Naval surgeon and friend of Plukenet who was Professor of Botany and gardener to Queen Mary, wife of King William of Boyne fame. - Refer Queen Mary and Hampton Court Palace gardens.