The Testament Dative and Inventory of James Bissatt, 1717

James Bissatt The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts that pertained to deceased James Bissatt, Clerk of the Regality of Atholl, (at) the time of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 171... years, truely made and given up by Thomas Bissatt lawful son, and executor dative as nearest of kin, decerned to the said defunct by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of this 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 (at) the time foresaid of his decease, one hundred merks Scots with the heall (whole) bygone annual rents (interest) thereof, contained in a bond granted by the deceased Charles Robertson of Balnaguard by bond dated the fourteenth day of August 1693 years.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the twenty-sixth day of September 1717 years. William Cocherane of Mucklere became cautioner for the executor, and he became bound for his relief.


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