The article Patrick Adair of Cairncastle by Seamus O Saothrai is available on the website of the Glens of Antrim Historical Society.
Irish Presbyterian Church 1623-1670
by Patrick Adair
Published by the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland
A reprint of the earliest contemporary account of the rise and development of Presbyterianism in Ireland in the 17th century, originally published in 1866 by Rev Dr W D Killen – A True Narrative of the Rise and Progress of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland by the Rev Patrick Adair, Minister of Belfast. It includes a new introduction by the Rev Dr Joseph Thompson.
Patrick Adair was born in 1624 in Galloway, Scotland, and educated at the Universities of St Andrews and Glasgow. Ordained at Cairncastle, Co Antrim, he later became minister of the Presbyterian congregation in Belfast. He was one of the leaders of Irish Presbyterianism in the 17th century and is its first historian. He died in 1694.
This book priced £20 is available from the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland, 26 College Green, Belfast BT7 1LN.