Lachlan McGillivray, Highland Scots Indian trader and early GEORGIA colonist, was numbered among the many Scots Loyalists who spent their time in Florida waiting out the war and had his land confiscated by the U.S. government.
It has been written - " At the urging of his patrons and friends George Galphin and his neighbor Lachlan McGillivray, James Adair set about upon a work examining the life and customs of the indigenous people of the American southeast. Adair dedicated his book to these men."
Lachlan McGillivray and Sehoy lived at Little Tallassee in Alabama.
It was written (The Creek Families, LifeNotes: Of the Wind Clan of Oticiapofa)that in 1782, after nearly 40 years in the Wilderness, because of his loyalty to the crown, Lachlan McGillivray was forced to return to Scotland at the end of the Revolutionary War. http://www.homepages.rootsweb.com/~cmamcrk4/crkfm1.htmlhttp://www.homepages.rootsweb.com/~cmamcrk4/crkfm1.html
Would James Adair have dedicated his book to McGillivray of GEORGIA after 1772 ?In 1772 James Adair was in Cork, Ireland then apparently went from there to London where he supervised the publication.Would there have been more contact with McGillivray 1772- Rev. War and after ?