Familiar Songs - Their Authors & Histories

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The family finally gave up their opposition, when they saw that her health was affected; the lovers were married. After a few happy years, the lady died, leaving three children. Adair (who never married again) was a-favorite of George III., and was made, successively, Inspector General of Military Hospitals, Surgeon General, King's Sergeant Surgeon, and Surgeon of Chelsea Hospital. He died in 1790. Their only son, the Eight Honorable Sir Eobert Adair, G. C. B., died in 1855, at the age of ninety-two. He was distinguished as a diplomatist, and is said to have been the original of the character of Rogero, in Canning's " Eovers."