The Testament Dative and Inventory
of Elspeth Steuart in Monzie, 1738

Elspeth Steuart The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts that pertained in common betwixt James Steuart in Monzie and the deceased Elspeth Steuart his spouse, the time of her decease which was in the month of April, last by past (1738), truely made and given up by Robert Robertson in Riemoraig and John Campbell in Shinigaig-beg, cousins germain and co-executors dative as nearest of kin, 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, belonging to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of her decease, the sum of two hundred merks Scots as the avail of her half of the whole goods, gear, corns, cattle, horses, nolt, sheep, goats and others in common betwixt her husband and her (at) the foresaid time of her decease.

Summa Inventory patet.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the fourth day of May 1738 by Thomas Bisset, and Alexander Gow in Kirkton of Blair bcame bound cautioner for the executors and they for his relief.


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