The Testament Dative and Inventory
of Alexander Gow in Wester Craggan, 1751

Alexander Gow The Testament dative and inventory of the sums of money and debts that pertained, belonged and was resting to the umquhile (deceased) Alexander Gow, in Wester Craggan, at the time of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 175... years, truely made and given up by Grissell Gow, spouse to Alexander Steuart at Miln of Blair, sister germain to the said defunct, and her said husband for his interest, executor dative qua nearest in kin, decerned to the said defunct by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of these presents as the decreet dative following on an edict duly executed and endorsed in itself more fully bears.

Imprimis (Firstly), there is given up, resting to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of seven pounds three shillings and five pence Sterling money, contained in a bill drawn by the defunct upon and accepted by the now also deceased John Robertson of Lude, dated 29th November 1738, payable at Martinmass then next. Item. Of the annual rent (interest) of the said principal sum bygone, resting unpaid since the same fell due. Summa Inventory

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the thirteenth day of July 1751 by James Bisset, Commissary of Dunkeld, and Neill Mackglashan, writer in Aldclune, became bound cautioner for the executor.


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