Adair & Jackson, Merchts. Lower End of Milk-street (London, England) appears in directories from 1738.By 1744 Jackson was "much the greatest Importer of Irish linens". (Reports from Committees of the House of Commons ... not inserted in the Journals, 2 (1737-65) : 69, 72. The Jackson of the partnership remained till his death one of the most considerable Irish Factors of this city (Daily Advertiser 3 June 1767).
Book "Irish-American Trade, 1660-1783" by Thomas M. Truxes, pp.59,60.Merchant houses in London including Adair, Jackson & Co.,linked to the Irish linen manufacture, acted as intermediaries in the Irish-American commerce, moving bounty linens through London to the American colonies. (Philadelphia : Orr, Dunlope & Glenholme (letterbook ?), 24 & 27 Feb 1768, 11 March 1768).
New York - Beekman Letter Book, Dec 21 1752 to (Patrick) Adair (&) Jackson.
Was the James Adair noted in the Maryland Archives court / land records in the early 1700s about appointing an attorney, a relative of Patrick Adair of Adair & Jackson ?