The Testament Dative and Inventory of Paul Robertson of Pitagowan, 1723

Paul Robertson The Testament Dative and Inventory of the sums of money and debts that pertained to deceased Paul Robertson of Pitagowan (at) the time of his decease which was in the month of September 1713 years, truely made and given up by Jean Fergusson, relict and executor dative decerned to the said defunct by the Commissariot of Dunkeld upon the eighteen day of March by past, and that in payment and satisfaction to the said executrix of the sum of twenty pounds Scots yearly since the term of Martinmass 1713 and in time coming during her lifetime, due to her of yearly annuity provided to her by the said defunct in the contract of marriage past betwixt them upon the twenty fourth day of February 1678(?) years. And also in payment to the said executrix of the third part of the moveables belonging to the said defunct, (at) the time foresaid of his decease, and to which she was also provided by the foresaid contract of marriage. And also in payment to her of the expenses in peassing 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, resting (owing) to the said defunct (at) the time foresaid of his decease, the sum of four hundred merks Scots money by John Fergusson in Blackcraig(?), at least the sum lies in his custody and keeping, for the behoof of the said defunct's executor.

Summa Inventory.

This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the eighteen day of March 1723, and Thomas McKenzie, portioner of Dalnabreek, became cautioner acted for the executrix.

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