Adair, James

Adair, James

(c. 1709–c. 1783) pioneer, trader; born in County Antrim, Ireland. He came to South Carolina by 1735 and traded with the Catawba, Cherokee, and Choctaw Indians. In In The History of the American Indians (1775) he argued that the Indians were descended from the ancient Hebrew tribes.
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Adair, Frank III and Adair, James, Personal Interview, (August 2010)