The Testament Dative and Inventory of John Robertson of Lettoch and Isobell Robertson his relict, 1762

John Robertson of Lettoch and Isobell Robertson his spouse The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained, belonged and was resting to umquhile (deceased) John Robertson of Lettoch, Isobell Robertson his relict and Hellen Robertson, their second daughter, all or either of them, the time of their deceases, the said John Robertson having deceased about the month of December 1758, the said Isobell Robertson in the month of September last, and the said Hellen Robertson in the month of November, also last, faithfully made and given up by Janet Robertson and Jean Robertson, third and fifth daughters of the said John Robertson and Isobell Robertson, spouses, and Thomas McKenzie of Rinancoillach, husband of the said Janet Robertson, for his interest, and Angus Robertson in Dalchosnie, husband to the said Jean Robertson for his interest, conjunct executors dative qua nearest in kin, decerned to said umquhile John Robertson, Isobell Robertson and Hellen Robertson 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 umquhile John Robertson, Isobell Robertson and Hellen Robertson, all or one or either of them at the death of the said John Robertson and found in their possession of Lettoch at the foresaid time, contain house furniture and fifteen sheep sold by public roup in virtue of the said Commissary, his warrant dated the twenty-second day of December last, amounting per roup-roll, dated the twenty-fourth of said month, besides the corns, to seven pounds sixteen shillings nine pence Sterling.
Item, a little stack of bere (barley) and another of oats besides somewhat in the barn, sold to the said Angus Robertson, being the produce of three bolls sowing at six pounds three shillings four pennies. Each boll produce as should be casten to the proof and not yet .... computed to six bolls where at present in total the sum of (blank).
Item, there is given up, resting (owing) to the said umquhile Isobell Robertson, the time of her decease, as surviving her said husband, the sum of one thousabd merks Scots money as the balance unpaid of two thousand merks money foresaid contained in a bond granted by His Grace James (Murray), Duke of Athole to the said John Robertson, Isobell Robertson, spouses and longest liver of them two for the said John Robertson in life-rent use ...... of the annual rent (interest) thereof during all the days of his lifetime, in the event of his predeceasing his said spouse. And to the said Isobell Robertson, her heirs, executors or assignees ... And thereby declared upon her oath .... aim the foresaid sum should, upon her death, devolve upon and is payable whereof solely and at her disposal.
Item, the annual rent of the said balance due since Martinmass 1760 years, and which bears two hundred merks of liquidate expenses and penalty.
Item, thirteen hogs at one pound six shillings Sterling.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the second day of February 1762 years by Thomas Bissat, Commissary Depute of Dunkeld, and John Wallace in Mains of Lettoch is cautioner for the executors.


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