The Testament Dative and Inventory
of Patrick Stewart at Bridge of Tilt, 1749

Patrick Stewart The Testament Dative and Inventory of the debts and sums of money which was resting to the umquhile (deceased) Patrick Stewart, at Bridge of Tilt, at the time of his decease which was in the month of (blank) 174... years, truely made and given up by Robert Stewart, his son, executor dative qua nearest in kin, decerned to him 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, resting to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of one hundred (and) thirty-three pounds (blank) as the remains of two bills granted by the now deceased John Robertson of Lude, to Christian Campbell, daughter to Alexander Campbell, sometime in Rinastroan (Renestrone, Glen Girnaig), endorsed by her to the defunct, both dated 4th December 1740 payable at Martinmass thereafter, the one for eighty-six pounds thirteen shillings and four pennies, and the other for eighty-seven pounds ten shillings, and which bill with the interest thereof till Martinmass last is reasting after deduction of the partial payments as marked on the back of the said bills.

Item. Five hundred and twenty-five pounds contained in a bill accepted by the said John Robertson, payable to the defunct, dated 25th April 1741 and due at Martinmass thereafter.

Item. Fourty-two pounds Scots by the said John Robertson, payable to the defunct by his accepted bill of date, said 25th April 1741, and due at Martinmass thereafter.

Item. the annual rents due of said bills.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the first day of June 1749 by James Bisset, Commissary, and Mr Alexander Stewart, Minister of the Gospel at Blair, became bound cautioner for the executor.


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