The Testament Dative and Inventory of Donald Robertson in Blairfettie, 1757

Also see - Donald Robertson in Blairfettie, 1750

Donald Robertson The Testament Dative and Inventory of the sums of money and debts which pertained, belonged and was resting to umquhile (deceased) Donald Robertson, sometime in Blairphety (Blairfettie) the (time) of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 17(blank) years, faithfully made and given up by Jannet Robertson, relict of the said defunct, executor dative qua creditrix, decerned and confirmed to him by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of these presents, and that in payment and satisfaction to her of the sum of twenty five merks Scots money as the annual rent of the principal sum of five hundred merks, money foresaid, which the said defunct by his latter will and testament dated the twenty-third day of July 1735 years, did legate and bequeath and ordain to be paid to her, yearly during her life. And that by and above what was provided for her in her contract of marriage. And 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, resting to the said defunct, the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of one hundred merks Scots money of principal, contained in a bond granted by James Robertson of Blairfettie in favour of the defunct, dated the (blank) day of (blank) 17(blank) years, with the whole annual rents due thereon.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the eighteenth day of March 1757 years by Thomas Bisset, Commissary Depute, and William Robertson in Dalvagaldie became cautioner for the executor.


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