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Subject: [ADAIR] Robert Adair, Boleyn Whitney,Fox of Foxhall *& Sir Wm Johnson
Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 01:39:40 -0000

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Author: swresearch
Surnames: Adair, Whitney, Reynolds, Johnson
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>From the 17th-18th Century Burney Collection Newspapers Article View

Daily Gazetteer (London Edition) (London, England), Tuesday, October 25, 1737;
Issue 728 Trim, (Westmeath, Ireland ?) Oct. 12.
Boleyn Whitney, Efq; is elected Member of Parliament for this Borough,
in the Room of Robert Adair, Efq; deceafed.

London Evening Post (London, England), Tuesday, April 18 1738;
Issue 1627 London Daily Post and General Advertiser (London, England), April 20, 1738;
Issue 1084 Daily Gazetteer (London Edition) (London, England), Friday, April 21, 1738;
Issue 873 Read's Weekly Journal or British Gazetteer (London, England), Sat, April 22, 1738;
Issue 711.Under sub heading IRELAND
Boleyn Whitney, Efq; is made one of the Commiffioners of Appeals,
in the Room of Thomas Tennifon,(Tenison) Efq; who has refign'd.

General Evening Post (London, England), Thursday, May 22, 1740;
Issue 1040 London Evening Post (London, England), Thursday, May 22, 1740;
Issue 1955 Universal Spectator and Weekly Journal (London, England), Saturday, May 31, 1740,
Issue 608 Weekly Miscellany (1732) (London, England), Saturday, May 31, 1740;
It is ftrongly reported, that Henry Singleton, Efq; his Majefty's Prime Serjeant,
will fucceed the Right Hon. The Lord Chief-Justice Reynolds in the Common Pleas,
(who is preparing to fet out for England;)
that Boleyn Whitney, Efq; will fucceed the Prime Serjeant;
and that Tho. Tennifon, Efq; will fucceed Mr. Whitney, as one of the Judges of Appeals.
Was Reynolds a relative of Robert Adair
and how was Boleyn Whitney, mentioned in the will of Robert Adair's wife, a nephew of Robert Adair ?
Boleyn Whitney bc.1686 and died 18 April 1758 aged 71yrs.
It appears that as well as being a relative of Robert Adair
he was also a friend of William Johnson in America who was the "Irish Benefactor" of James Adair, the author.

Sir William Johnson Manuscripts. p.73 (refer also references to James Adair, the author, in this book)

31 Jan 1756. Letter from Dublin, Ireland.
Boleyn Whitney to (Gen. Johnson),
congratulations on victory, news from home and recommendation of Capt. Mansel to favor. (Maunsell ?)
23 : 205.

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