The Testament Dative and Inventory
of Donald Robertson in Achleanie, 1753

Donald Robertson The Testament dative and inventory of the debts and sums of money which pertained and was resting to the umquhile (deceased) Donald Robertson, sometime in Achleanie, thereafter in Pitagowan, at the time of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 175... years, truely made and given up by Patrick Robertson, sometime at Faskally, grandson to the said defunct and executor dative qua nearest in kin, decerned to him 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 to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of six hundred merks Scots, principal, contained in a bond granted by the deceased Alexander Robertson of Faskally, to him, the umquhile Donald Robertson therein designed in Achleanie dated the 28th day of February 1728 years, payable at Martinmass then next, bearing annual rent (interest) and one hundred and twenty merks Scots of liquidate expenses.

Summa Inventory

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the fourth day of December 1753 by James Bisset, Commissary of Dunkeld, and Donald Robertson, in Kienghlein (Ceannaghlinne) of Glenbrerachan, became cautioner for the executor.


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