The Testament Dative and Inventory
of Janet McCalman, relict of Mr Duncan Stewart, 1763

Janet McCalman The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained, belonged and was resting to the umquhile (deceased) Janet McCalman, who was relict to the deceased Mr Duncan Steuart, sometime Minister of the Gospel at Blair Athole, (at) the time of her decease which was in the month of (blank) 1763 years, truely made and given up by Allan Stewart of Innerhaddon, lawful son of the said defunct and executor dative qua creditor, decerned whereby by the Commissary of Dunkeld on the day and date of these presents and that in payment to him of two pounds ten sillings two pence Sterling money, being the expenses of the said Janet McCalman, her funeral. Also expended and paid out by him to the furnishers (providers) conform to their receipt and discharges exhibited to and sustained by the said Commissary. And in payment to the said executor of the expenses of the 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, pertaining and belonging to the said umquhile Janet McCalman time foresaid of her decease, the goods and gear following as asynerent by the Commissary:

Item. An old feather bed weighing two stone at six pounds Scots per stone. In all, twelve pounds Item. The ..... thereof being six ells at ten shillings money foresaid per ell. In all three pounds Scots. Item. A smoothing iron, twelve shillings Scots money Item. A small trunk, coffer or box, half-worn, all fourteen shillings money above written.

Summa Inventory

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the ninth day of August 1763 by Mr Thomas Bisset, Commissary of Dunkeld, and James Culbert, in Dunkeld, became cautioner for the executor.


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