The Testament Dative and Inventory of Donald Campbell, 1717

Donald Campbell The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts which pertained to deceased Donald Campbell, in Craigdearg in Glentilt, (at) the time of his decease which was in the month of November 1715, truely made and given up by John Duff in Dalnamine, in name and to the behoof of John Campbell only lawful child, and executor dative as nearest of kin, decerned to the said defunct by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of this present as the decreet dative following on an edict duly executed and endorsed, in itself more fully bears:

Imprimis (Firstly), there is given up that the haill (whole) goods, gear, corns, cattle, horse, nolt, sheep, outsight and insight plenishings belonging to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, being rouped and sold to several persons conform to a particular amount to the sum of two hundred and twenty one pounds five shillings and six pennies Scots money.

Summa Inventory patet

Debts resting to the defunct:

Imprimis (Firstly), resting by the deceased William Murray in Blair, and John McGlashan there, per bond, the sum of five hundred merks of principal with annual rent (interest) and expenses.

Summa of said debt ........

Summa Inventory and debts

Debts resting by the defunct:

Impiris: to Alexander Steuart of Inverslanie, forty seven pounds six shillings and eight pennies Scots money.

Item, to William Robertson in Drumnabrack, fourteen pounds sixteen shillings and eight pennies.

Item, to John Scot in Balrobie, six pounds thirteen shillings and four pennies.

Item, Minister's stipend, 1 1s 8d

Item, to Anna McPherson in Dalnamine, 24

Item, to Margaret Duff there, 8 in the parish of Insh in Badenoch.
(were the two women from Badenoch, but living at Dalnamine?).

Total 88 6s 8d

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the 22nd day of January 1717 years. Alexander Robertson in Dalnacardoch has became cautioner acted for the upgiver and he bound for his relief.


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