The Testament Dative and Inventory
of John Robertson in Balnabodach, 1741

John Robertson The Testament dative and inventory of the goods, gear, sums of money and debts which pertained and belonged to the deceased John Robertson, son to Alexander Robertson in Balnabodach, the time of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 17... years, faithfully made and given up by the said Alexander Robertson, father of the defunct, executor dative qua nearest in kin, decerned to his said son 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, the time foresaid of his decease, the goods and gear following,viz:
Item. Resting (owing) by Duncan Fergusson, smith in Foss, fifty merks Scots money per bill.
Item. By Duncan Stewart in Donagowan at Foss, twenty merks money foresaid per bill.
Item. By Duncan Forbes in Auchmore of Kynachan, twenty merks money foresaid per bill.
Item. By Robert Stewart in Domnavenelt(?) of Foss, ten merks.
Item. By Donald Robertson in Killachelach(?) of Foss, in of Bunrannoch, the like sum of ten merks.
Item. By John McIntosh in Drumvaich of Foss, fifty merks.
Item. By ditto (John McIntosh), nine pounds as the value of two sheep, a chest and pot.
Item. By John McLauchlan in Lednabroiloch (Leachd nam Braoileag?) of Kynachan, one hundred and twenty merks as the price of three meikall cows.
Item. By ditto (John McLauchlan), a chest at three (merks), all Scots money.

Summa Inventory

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the twenty-ninth day of April 1741 years by James Bisset, and William McGlashan youngest lawful son to umquhile John McGlashan of Tressait became bound cautioner for the executor.


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