The Testament Dative and Inventory of Donald McKenzie in Rinancoillach, 1738

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Donald Mackenzie The Testament Dative and Inventory of the sums of money and debts that pertained to umquhile (deceased) Donald Mackenzie in Rinancoillach (at) the time of his decease which was in the month of September last bypast, faithfully made and given up by Thomas McKenzie son to umquhile David Mackenzie in Rinancoillach, nephew to the defunct and executor dative, decerned to him for the behoof of Kenneth McKenzie, only lawful child to the said defunct by the Commissariot 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, pertaining and belonging to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the goods and gear underwritten and valued and estimated as follows, viz:

six piece of horse, young and old, valued in whole to one hundred and forty-nine pounds six shillings and eight pennies.

Item, nine cows, young and old, estimate in whole to one hundred and thirteen pounds six shillings and eight pennies.

Item, forty-six head of sheep, young and old, estimate in whole to one hundred and ten pounds eight shillings.

Item, the whole household furniture, labouring instruments and body habulziements, estimate in whole to fifty pounds.

Item, twelve bolls corn and straw at six pounds per boll. In total seventy-two pounds.

Item, a small quantity of hay, estimate at ten pounds six shillings and eight pennies.

Item, eighty-four pounds Scots lying by the defunct at his death.

To a third of all which the relict has right. Jure relicte.

Summa Inventory

Follows, debts resting to the defunct:

Imprimis (Firstly), by John Stewart of Urrard, younger, the sum of two hundred and sixty pounds principal with annual rent (interest) and neccessary charges due by accepted bill.

Item, by the deceased Alexander Robertson of Faskally, the sum of two hundred merks money with annual rents and liqd. expenses due by bond.

Item, by Thomas McKenzie in Rinancoillach, as representing the deceased Thomas McKenzie his grandfather, one hundred pounds Scots, which the defunct advanced and paid on the said Thomas McKenzie, elder, his account to Patrick McGlashan in Blair.

More, fifteen pounds, all Scots money, as the price of a cow, also resting by the said Thomas McKenzie in Rinancoillach, as representing his said grandfather.

Summa said debts.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the fifteenth day of November 1738 by Thomas Bissat, Commissary, and John McKenzie of Reinand became bound cautioner acted for the executor and he became bound for his relief.

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