The Testament Dative and Inventory of
James Robertson in Sheneval of Calvine, 1751

James Robertson The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained, belonged and was resting to the umquhile (deceased) James Robertson, late in Shanvill (Sheneval of Calvine), the time of his decease which was in the month of January 1750 years, truely made and given up by John Stewart in Pitagowan, brother-in-law of the defunct, and by James Robertson in Tomnasallain, cousin germain also to the said defunct, and conjoined executors dative decerned to him for behoof of Alexander Robertson, only child procreate betwixt the said defunct and Beatrix Robertson, his spouse, 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, pertaining and belonging to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of three hundred merks, Scots money, being the gross(?) of his moveables remaining free after public roup thereof and paying of his debts and funeral expenses, and after drawing out the relict's third, provided to her by Law.

Summa Inventory

Follows the debts resting to the defunct

There is given up, resting to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of four hundred merks Scots money contained in a bond granted by the deceased Alexander Robertson, of Faskally to him, dated (blank), payable (blank), bearing annual rent (interest) and penalty.

Summa Inventory and Debts - 406 3s 4d.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the twenty-eighth day of February 1751 years by James Bisset, Commissary (of Dunkeld), and Duncan Robertson in Calvine became cautioner for the executors and (they bound for his relief).


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