The Testament Dative and Inventory of Christian McPharland
in Blairfettie, 1725

Christian McPharland The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts which pertained to the deceased Christian McPharland in Blairfettie, truely made and given up by Margaret McFarland, spouse to Alexander McGillivie in Blairfettie, executrix dative qua nearest of kin, and her said husband for his interest, 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 (owing) to the said defunct, time foresaid of his (sic) decease, one hundred merks of Scots money of principal with the whole bygone annual rent (interest), contained in a bond granted by Donald McPharland in Cailbruar and John McPharland in Calvine, conjunctly and severally to the said defunct, dated the first day of February 1715 years.
Item. The sum of fourscore (80) pounds money foresaid of principal with the whole bygone annual rent thereof, contained in a bond granted to the said defunct by Donald Robertson in Blairfettie and Alexander McGillivie, there, conjunctly and severally dated the nineteenth day of February 1722 years.
Item. By Jannet Mannoch, (Jannet McDonald), in Blairfettie, the sum of eleven merks.
Item. By the said Jannet Mannoch, six merks with four years annual rent thereof.
Item. By the foresaid Alexander McGillivie, ten merks with eight years annual rent thereof. All Scots money. Summa Inventory.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, upon the twenty-eight day of January 1725 years and James Robertson of Blairfettie became cautioner acted for the executor and she became bound for his relief.

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