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The "History of the Adair Family" lists Walter Scott Adair as the only child of Edward Adair and Betsy Scott; however below is transcribed an application by Betsy Scott for her son, James Adair.
Col Morgan, Jr's Reg't, Cherokee Indians, War of 1812, Card #39026986 #7003, Adair, James;
Know all men by these present that I, Betsey Scot of the Cherokee Nation, have this day nominated and appointed Charles Hicks of said nation my true and lawfull attorney for me, and in my name to ask, demand and recieve of Col. Return J Miegs or the proper authority, such sum or sums of money as is due my son James Adair, deceased, for his services to the United States, for a tour of duty performed against the hostile Creeks under the command of Captain David McNair of said nation.Commencing the 7th October 1813 and ending the 6th Jany
1814 as the above [do] charge will appear.
I also empower my said attorney to receipt for all moneys for me and to my use, and to act and to do all things necessary on the [premise] in as full and ample manner as I myself could do were I personally present in witness whereof I have here unto set my hand and seal, on Chickamagie, this thirteenth day of July ANNO DOMINI 1816-
Betsey X Scott
for James Adair, Deceased
Test. William Murdock