Governor John Adair Records
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives Frankfort, KY 40601-0537 USA
Collection is open for research.
Governor John Adair Records, 1820-1824, Ky-Ar1167, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives, Frankfort.
1.0 cubic ft.
Governor John Adair served in office from 1820-1824 as a Democratic Republican. Originally from South Carolina, Adair resided in Mercer County, KY. His occupations were a Farmer and Soldier. Adair was at one time charged with conspiring with Aaron Burr, but exonerated. As Governor, John Adair signed a bill creating the Bank of the Commonwealth, one of several relief measures that brought about Old Court/New Court controversy.
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