The Testament Dative and Inventory
of James Robertson in Doldornie (Poldornie?), 1734

James Robertson The Testament dative and inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts that pertained to the deceased James Robertson in Doldornie (Poldornie?), the time of his decease which was in the month of June last (1734), faithfully made and given up by James Robertson, son to umquhile John Robertson at Branfoot(?), who was brother germain to the said defunct, and by Duncan Forbes lawful son to Mungo Forbes in Tulliemet, procreat betwixt him and umquhile Janet Robertson, his first spouse, who was sister germain to the said defunct, executors dative qua nearest in 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, resting to the said defunct the time foresaid of his decease, the sums of money underwritten, by the persons following, viz.

By the deceased Alexander Robertson of Faskally, four hundred merks Scots money of principal with the annual rent (interest) thereof, since Martinmass last.
Item. By Patrick Stewart in (Easter) Invervack, fifty pounds money foresaid with three year's annual rent thereof.
Item. By Charles Stewart, son to Robert Stewart in Invervack, thirty one pounds money foresaid as the price of a horse and some tartan.
Item. By James Stewart, son to the foresaid Robert Stewart, twenty pounds money foresaid as the price of cow.
Item. By John Seaton in Lynchorllich (Loinconlach), twenty pounds money foresaid as the remains of the price of some wares bought and received by him from the defunct.
Item. By Donald Stewart in Strathgarry, ten merks for a boll of seed oats.
Item. By Donald Glass in Tomgoulach, the like sum of ten merks money foresaid.
Item. By Alexander Stewart of Inverslanie, twenty pounds principal with the bygone annual rents thereof.
Item. The crops of corn on the grounds valued at two hundred merks money foresaid.
Item. Five cows, young and old overhead, valued in whole to fifty two pounds six shillings and eight pennies money foresaid.
Item. A horse at seventeen pounds thirteen shillings and four pennies.
Item. The household plenishings at six pounds money foresaid.
Item. Resting by John Smith in Dalranich, ten pounds money foresaid.
Item. By Alexander Stewart of Urchil-beg, twenty one pounds money foresaid.

Summa Inventory.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the fifteenth of August 1734 years. Mungo Forbes in Tulliemet and Donald Robertson at Miltown of Faskally became cautioners for the executors, and they bound for their relief.


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