Governor John Adair Records, 1820-1824

Descriptive Summary

Governor John Adair Records, 1820-1824
Adair, John, 1759-1840
1.0 cubic ft.
Finding Aid Author
Tim Tingle
Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives

Collection Overview

Biography / History
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.

Contents of the Collection

Executive Journal, 1820-1824.

  • Volume 1
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