re: G.B.P.R.O. Mississipi Provincial Archives : English Dominion. p.411. No. 18. From Robert Adair, London 22 Aug 1765. "Sir. I have taken this opportunity to Write to Governor Johnston, informing him I ............ "
Governor George Johnstone (1730-1787) of West Florida stood bond for the licence of James Adair, fur trader and author, about the time the above letter was written. Adair praised Johnstone in his book.
George Johnstone was M.P. for Appleby, Westmoreland, 1775. James Adair, Recorder of London, was M.P. for Cockermouth in place of George Johnstone (?).