The Testament Dative and Inventory of
John Robertson in Kindrochit of Lude, 1754

(see also - The Testament Dative and Inventory of Alexander Robertson in Cuiltvuick, 1751
and
- The Testament Testamentar and Inventory of James Robertson in Craig of Clunes, 1759)

John 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) Jean Rattray relict of the said defunct, Patrick Stewart, merchant in Perth, John Robertson of Tulliebelton, and Robert Stewart at Bridge of Tilt, conjunct executors dative qua creditors, decerned to the said defunct by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the day and date of these presents and that in payment primo loco (firstly) to the following persons viz. To the said Jean Rattray of twelve pounds Scots as part of the expenses on the defunct's funeral, expended by her, at least for which she stands engaged to pay to the furnishers, their accounts. And to the said Patrick Stewart of two pounds fourteen shillings Scots for four yards linen for a wynding cloth to the defunct. And six shillings for a pourid (perfumed?) of candle to the funeral furnished by James McDonald in Tomb of Kindrochit, and to which the said Patrick Stewart has right by receipt from him. Item. Of three pounds twelve shillings Scots for ale and aqua vitae furnished to the said funeral by Donald Robertson in Kilmaveonaig to which the said Patrick Stewart has right by receipt from him. And of two pounds nine shillings Scots for ale and aqua vitae furnished by said Robert Stewart and to which the said Patrick Stewart has right by receipt from him. And in payment to the said Patrick Stewart, John Robertson and Robert Stewart. 2nd et ultimo loco et pari (and secondly, but equally) payment of the sums after-mentioned viz. To the said Patrick Stewart of three pounds seven shillings six pence Sterling money of principal contained in a bill dated the 7th November 1752 drawn by him and accepted by the defunct payable the 1st day of May next thereafter. Item. Of the annual rent (interest) thereof since the same fell due to the time of the defunct's death. To the said John Robertson of Tulliebelton, of two pounds eighteen shillings four pence Sterling money contained in a bill drawn by him upon, and accepted by the said defunct dated 11th March 1752 payable 15th February 1753. Item. Of the annual rents thereof since the said term of payment to the time foresaid of the defunct's death. And to the said Robert Stewart of nine pounds Scots of principal contained in the defunct's acceptance to the deceased Patrick Stewart at Bridge of Tilt, father to the said Robert Stewart, dated 21st March 1743, payable at Martinmass thereafter. Item. Of the annual rents thereof since the said term of payment to the time of the said John Robertson his death, and to which the said Robert Stewart has right as executor dative, decerned and confirmed to his said unquhile father. And lastly in payment to them of the expenses of this 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 John Robertson (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the goods and gear following of the availls (value) and prices after-mentioned viz.
Item. Two old chairs at twelve shillings.
Item. A barrel at twelve shillings.
Item. A bedstead at one pound ten shillings.
Item. The hangings thereof, old and rotten worth one pound.
Item. And the hodds thereof at three pounds.
Item. A creepy(?) at two shillings.
Item. A pan at two pounds.
Item. A crook at nine shillings.
Item. A pint and chopin (measures) and a mutchquin stoup pitcher (?) the two last old, valued at two pounds two shillings.
Item. Nine horn spoons at two shillings.
Item. Two double pair blankets, old, at four pounds sixteen shillings.
Item. A single ditto at one pound ten shillings.
Item. A check reel at eighteen shillings.
Item. A spinning wheel at one pound ten shillings.
Item. A cradle at twelve shillings.
Item. Two old saddles at one pound.
Item. A water stoup with one iron gird at six shillings.
Item. A chopping knife at two shillings.
Item. A short hand rail at one shilling.
Item. Three little timber plates, two chopin beakers at eight shillings.
Item. A pair of old boots at one pound ten shillings.
Item. A chaff bed at one pound ten shillings.
Item. And the defunct's body abulzements (clothing) at twelve pounds, all Scots money.

Summa Inventary

Follows the debts resting to the defunct.

Imprimis (Firstly), there is given up, resting to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of forty pounds Scots and annual rents thereof amounting in whole principal and annual rents to sixty pounds money foresaid contained in and due by a bond granted by the now deceased Alexander Robertson in Caltervuick (Cuiltvuick), only son of the also deceased Charles Robertson in Clunes, procreate betwixt him and Helen Robertson his spouse, moreafter spouse to James Stewart in Clunes, to the said umquhile John Robertson dated 21st March 1743 years bearing 10 merks of penalty and in an assignation thereto subjoined, subscribed by the said Alexander Robertson in favours of the umquhile John Robertson, assigning him, his heirs and executors in and to as much of the principal sum of 2,000 merks Scots contained in a bond and obligation made and granted by the deceased Alexander Robertson of Faskally dated (blank) day of October 1701 years to the said Charles Robertson and Helen Robertson, his father and mother and longest liver of them has in life-rent and to the said Alexander Robertson his heirs, executors and assignees in feu(?) as would completely satisfy and pay the said principal sum of forty pounds Scots and the whole bygone annual rents thereof that should happen to be resting unpaid at the first term of Martinmass next and immediately following his said mother, her death, and which was duly intimated the 29th June 1743. And contained in an assign and translation thereof in favours of James Stewart, younger of Clunes, in trust for his behoof dated the 25th January 1751, and in a retrocession thereof by him in favour of the said defunct the 17th November 1752 years. And which is now a debt resting to the defunct by George Robertson, now of Faskally, heir to the said deceased Alexander Robertson, late of Faskally.
Item. By Donald Robertson of Kincraigie, eight shillings and eleven pence Sterling.
Item. By James Stewart in Auchgowall (Auchghoul), four shilling three pence Sterling by his acceptance to the defunct dated 11th March 1751, payable eight days after date.
Item. By Angus Robertson late in Spittal of Glenshee, five shillings two pence Sterling resting of fifteen shillings four pence contained in his acceptance to the defunct and dated 18th November 1740.
Item. By James Stewart in Tullichan-more (Ardtulichan), four pounds thirteen shillings four pence Sterling money, resting of eight pounds Sterling contained in his accceptance to the defunct dated 21st November 1751, payable eight days after date.
Item. The annual rents on said several bills since the same fell due.
Item. By Donald Stewart in Dalvorest, per decreet and account eight pounds six shillings Scots.
Item. By Donald Stewart in Ardtulichan, three pounds twelve shillings Scots per account.
Item. By James Stewart in Ardtulichan, per account one pound.
Item. By James Stewart in Toldamph, ten shillings Scots.
Item. By Alexander Stewart in Invervack, fifteen shillings Scots per account.
Item. By Thomas Calmanach in Balnavan(?), one pound twelve shillings per account.
Item. By William Stewart in Craigdearg, one pound two shillings.
Item. By John McEwan in Riehmuilich(?), two pounds sixteen shillings.
Item. By Alexander Robertson in Inchremach (Inchgrenich?), fourteen shillings.
Item. By Donald Mannoch in Dalnamine, two pounds nine shillings,ten pennies.
Item. By Robert Robertson in Crockmaldie(?), two pounds five shillings, eight pennies.
Item. By John Campbell in Drunabellian (Drumnabechin), three pounds.
Item. By Robert Robertson in Dallarie, one pound sixteen shillings.
Item. By Robert Robertson in Kinaldy per account, two pounds nineteen shillings.
Item. By Donald Robertson in Mualich-more, five pounds ten shillings, six pennies. All Scots money.

Summa said debts

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the ninth day of July 1754 years by Thomas Bisset, Commissary Depute, and James Culbert, in Dunkeld, became cautioner for the executor.

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