The Testament Dative and Inventory of Margaret Reid in Kincraigie, 1769

Margaret Reid The Testament Dative and Inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained, belonged, was resting to umquhile (deceased) Margaret Reid in Kincraigie, and relict of the also deceased Patrick Robertson, sometime in Kilmaveonaig in the parish of Blair Atholl, at the time of her decease which was about the latter end of the month of May last, truly made and given up by James Gow in said Kincraigie executor dative quo creditor discerned to the said Margaret Reid by the Commissary of Dunkeld upon the twenty-eight of March last and that in payment to him pro lento of the sum of six pounds Sterling money, expended by him on her funeral and sick-bed allowed and vouched by receipts of and from the furnishers thereto to whom he paid the same, and 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 deceased Margaret Reid at the time foresaid of her decease, house furniture consisting of the following articles and which by warrant of the said Commissary to Patrick Stewart in Toldunie bearing date the 14th of March last as foresaid, was by him to be sold by public roup, who on his report declared that he had proclaimed the roup thereof on the Sabbath at the parish church, but as none appeared at the day affixed he caused George Moon in Ard Kincael and Angus Robertson, tacksman of the Mill of Kincraigie appreciate the same, who subscribes the said report and appreciation and the articles and values are as follows, viz:

a little (spinning) wheel (and) clack reel at 6 shillings.

Item, a door and lock at 2 shillings.

Item, a bed at 1 shilling.

Item, some few heads of deals (planks) at 1 shilling.

Item, a door and chair, a beaker, two trenchers and a hand reel at 1 shilling.

Item, a pan and two chopin bottles at 2 shillings.

Item, a girdle, a lippie, a dish, a coggie and bellows, a beaker and four spoons at 1 shilling.

And a blanket, a covering and an old (cushion?) for a bed at four shillings.

All Sterling money. Summa Inventory

This testament was confirmed by Mr Thomas Bisset, Commissary of Dunkeld, upon the 25th April 1769 years, and Alexander Robertson in Tirinie became cautioner to the executor by bond.

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