The Testament Dative and Inventory of Alexander Robertson in Cuiltavuick, 1751

Alexander Robertson The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained and was resting to the umquhile (deceased) Alexander Robertson in Cuiltavuick, only lawful son of the deceased Charles Robertson, sometime in Clune, (at) the time of deceased which was in the month of (blank) 1746 years, faithfully made and given up by Isobell Stewart, relict of the said defunct, and also given up by Duncan, James, Emilia, Isobell and Janet Robertsons, their children, executors dative quod credt, decerned to the said defunct by the Commissariot of Dunkeld upon the day and date of these presents and that upon payment, satisfaction and security to her of the sum of forty pounds Scots money yearly provided to her in contract of marriage entered into and passed betwixt said umquhile Alexander Robertson and her, dated 26th October 1725 with eight pounds of legal expenses in case of faillie (failure to deliver) and the ordinary annual rent (interest) thereof. Also in payment, satisfaction and security to her, of the third part of the moveables provided to her by said contract in the event of children surviving the said defunct and likewise in payment to the said Duncan, James, Amelia, Isobell and Jannet Robertsons of the sum of one thousand pounds Scots money provided to the children of the marriage and payable at their respective marriages or attaining the age of twenty one, with the annual rent (interest) thereafter and expenses of this present confirmation, the same being paid out by them as the decreet dative following on an edict duly executed and endorsed in itself more fully bears:

Imprimis (Firstly), there is given up, pertaining and belonging to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the household furniture valued at thirteen pounds six shilling eight pennies. Item, two old horses at twenty pounds. Item, six heads of cattle, cows and stirks at forty pounds. Item, twenty heads of sheep and lambs at thirty three pounds six shillings eight pennies - all Scots money

Summa Inventory

Follows the debts resting to the defunct

Impiris (Firstly), there is given up, resting to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of two thousand merks Scots money of principal with two hundred merks of penalty contained in a bond granted by the deceased Alexander Robertson, late of Faskally to Charles Robertson in Clunes and Hellen Robertson his spouse, daughter of the said Alexander Robertson, in life-rent and to the said umquhile Alexander Robertson in feu, dated the first day of October 1701 years. Item the annual rent thereof since the decease of the said Alexander Robertson fuer in said bond

This last testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the ninth day of October 1751 by James Bisset, Commissary (of Dunkeld), and John Lauder, wright in Dunkeld, became cautioner for the executor and they bound for his relief.

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