The Testament Dative and Inventory
of Alexander Stewart of Inverslanie, 1749a

(Also see - Alexander Stewart of Inverslanie, 1742 and Alexander Stewart of Inverslanie, 1749b)

Alexander Stewart The Testament dative and inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained, belonged and was resting to the umquhile (deceased) Alexander Stewart, of Innerslaney, at the time of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 1741 years, truely made and given up Janet Gray, relict of the said defunct executrix dative qua ..... decerned to him by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of these presents and that in payment to her of the sum of three hundred merks Scots principal with the annual rent (interest) thereof since due contained in a bond of provision granted by the defunct to her, payable at his death, bearing annual rent after that period and forty pounds of penalty to be free of all debts and burthens (burdens) whatsoever, dated the 12th November 1736 and in implement of the claim therein also contained which is an assignation to as much of the first, best and readiest of his corns, cattle, horses, nolts, sheep, household furniture and plenishing that should pertain to him at his death as would satisfy and pay the same and also in payment to her of the expenses of this present confirmation 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 and resting to the said defunct, the following sums as the value of his effects bought by the aftermentioned persons at the public roup thereof, sold off by the said Commissary after public intimation and for which bills were granted, viz:

Three pounds fourteen shillings Scots by Donald Robertson at Mill of Faskally, and Thomas McKenzie in Druid per their conjunct bill said 11th August 1741.

By the said Janet Gray, the executrix, the sum of one hundred and forty-one pounds four shillings and six pennys Scots per bill dated 26th October 1743 with the annual rents due thereon.

Donald Stewart of Dalvorest one pound eighteen shillings Scots per bill dated 11th August 1741 payable at Candlemass thereafter.

By Fergus McLauchlan in Drumnabechin and Alexander Stewart in Blairuachdar, one pound ten shillings Scots per bill dated foresaid.

By Thomas Stewart in Dalclachaig and James Stewart in Achghoul, two pounds fourteen shillings (Scots).

By Charles Man, sometime in Dunkeld, one pound four shillings Scots per bill of date foresaid.

By Alexander Conachar in Drumnabechin, one pound ten shillings per bill aforesaid dated.

By Donald Robertson of Kincraigie and Duncan Culbert in Munach beg (Muallach-beg) and Donald Robertson of Toldunie and Duncan McIntyre in Tomvulin, twenty-two pounds one shilling Scots.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the fourteenth day of November 1749 by James Bisset, Commissary, and Alexander Crerar in Fearny Haugh, and Robert Robertson in Dallerie, became cautioners for the executrix and she bound for their relief.


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