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   Adair
   John
   J. A. ;
   N. N. (1xxx- 1723 after)
   
   1650 / 1655 c.
   1722
   London ?
   
   
   surveyor and mapmaker
   Scotland, UK
   "Map of Stirlingshire" (c. 1680) ; "The Mappe of Straithern, Stormont, & Cars of Gourie with the rivers Tay and Ern" (c. 1683) ; "Description of the Sea Coasts and Islands of Scotland, with Large and Exact Maps for the use of Seamen" (Edinburg 1703) ;
   Sir Robert Sibbald ; Privy Council of Scotland in 1683 ; member of the Royal Society in 1688 ;
   engraver and printer Richard Cooper (1701 c. -1764) (posthumously about 1730) ;
   cartographical drawing and engraving ; map-making
   http://maps.nls.uk/view/00001006
   http://www.kippencommunitytrust.co.uk/index.php/2013-06-26-00-02-29/maps/john-adair-1680 ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Adair_(surveyor) ;
   Coote, Charles Henry: Adair, John, in: Dictionary of National Biography (London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885-1900) ;
   Some of J. A.'s maps are preserved in the King's Library, British Museum, some of his surveys are preserved in the Advocates' Library, Edinburgh.
   61851199
   
   





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