Duncan Stewart was the second son of Donald Stewart 5th of Invernahyle, and prior to being the minister for Blair Atholl, had been
minister at Dunoon. Some of the people in Ballachulish, that he had lent money to, were his nephews.
Mr Duncan Stewart  The testament dative and inventory of the goods, gear, debts and sums of money which pertained to the deceased
Mr Duncan Stewart, late Minister of the Gospel at Blair Athole (at) the time of his decease, which was in the month of (blank) 172(blank).
Truly made and given up by Allan Stewart, only lawful son procreat betwixt the said defunct and Janet McColman, his second spouse, with
consent of Charles Stewart, younger, of Ballechin, John Stewart of Krinachan (Kynachan), Gilbert Stewart of Fincastle,
Alexander Stewart, younger, of Innornakyle (Invernahyle), the said Janet McColman, James Stewart in Cluns and Alexander
Stewart in Innerhaddon, his curators for their interests and executors dative quo, nearest of kin, discerned to the said defunct by the
Commissary of Dunkeld, upon the tenth day of March 1730 years, as the decreet dative following on an edict duly executed and endorsed in
itself more fully bears.
Imprimis (Firstly), there is given up, resting (belonging) to the said defunct (at the) time foresaid of his decease, the sums of money
underwritten:
Viz, the sum of three thousand merks Scots money principal, with annual rent and penalty, contained in a bond granted by James (Murray),
Duke of Athole, to the said defunct dated the first day of October 1726 years.
Item: the sum of four hundred and ninety eight pounds, six shillings and eight pennies contained in a precept of the date the twenty first day of
October 1726 years, drawn by the Commissioners of the said James (Murray), Duke of Athole, upon and accepted by Mr Alexander Murray,
their Factor, payable to the said defunct at the term of Martinmass 1729 years.
Item: The sum of five thousand, five hundred merks principal, with annual rent and penalty, contained in a bond granted by Charles Stewart
of Ballechin, and the deceased Patrick Stewart, his eldest lawful son, to the said defunct, dated the sixteenth day of May 1713 years.
Item: The sum of three hundred merks Scots principal, with annual rent and expenses, contained in a bond granted to the said defunct by Alexander
Robertson, wadsetter of Drumachuine of the date the eleventh day of January 1709 years.
Item: The sum of one hundred and ten merks Scots contained in a bill drawn by the said defunct upon and accepted by Donald Cameron, alias Machul
vic Conal veun in Wester pina…d, dated the twenty third day of March 1727 years.
Item: The sum of two hundred and ten pounds Scots, contained in a bill drawn by the said defunct, upon and accepted by John Stewart of Cammoch,
dated the twenty first day of May 1726 years.
Item: The sum of fifty merks money foresaid contained in a bill drawn by the defunct upon and accepted by John Stewart of Foss, dated the
fourth day of February 1724 years.
Item: The sum of twelve pounds money foresaid, contained in a precept, dated the twenty fifth day of March 1726 years, drawn by Alexander
Robertson of Carnoustie, upon John Robertson of Lude, payable to the said defunct.
Item: The sum of one thousand merks principal, with annual rent and penalty, contained in a bond, granted to the said defunct by Alexander
Stewart younger of Ballachilis (Ballachulish), Alan Stewart in Larick (Laroch) and John Stewart in Craigbourie, brothers to the
said Alexander and John Stewarts in Barravurich, conjunctly and severaly, dated the seventh day of March 1727 years.
Item: The sum of ten merks Scots money of legal(?) expenses for each tons faillis in payment of the annual rent of the said principal sum of one
thousand merks contained in an obligation relative to the bond last said mentioned, granted by the forenamed persons to the defunct.
Item: The sum of one hundred merks principal, with annual rent and penalty, contained in a bond granted by Duncan Stewart of Innernehyle
(Invernahyle), dated the twentieth day of January 1709 years, to the defunct.
Item: The sum, of five hundred merks principal, with annual rent and penalty, contained in a bond granted to the said defunct by the said Duncan
Stewart of Invernahyle, dated the fourteenth day of January 1714(?) years.
Item: The sum of three hundred and eleven pounds, four shillings Scots, principal, with annual rent and penalty contained in a bond granted by the
said Duncan Stewart to the said defunct, dated the seventh day of January 1713 years.
Item: The sum of one hundred and seventeen pounds Scots money, foresaid, contained in a bill drawn by the said defunct, upon and accepted by
Alexander Stewart younger of Ballachilis and Alan Stewart, his brother, conjunctly and severaly, dated the sixth day of May 1724
years.
Item: The sum of five hundred merks principal, with annual rent and penalty, payable to the defunct at the terms mentioned in a mutual contract
betwixt him and Donald Stewart his brother, dated the eighth day of March 1708 years.
Item: The number of twenty one cows, estimated at twenty five merks per piece overhead. In total in all, three hundred and fifty pounds.
Item: Two (one)year old stots and a four year old stot estimate overhead at fifteen pounds per piece. In total forty five pounds.
Item: Four two year old stots estimate overhead at eight pounds per piece. In total thirty two pounds.
Item: Four stirks estimate overhead at six pounds per piece. In total twenty four pounds.
All which cows, stots and stirks are in the possession of John Livingstons, elder and younger, in Arivean(?)
Summa Inventory.
This testament was confirmed at Dunkeld, the tenth day of March 1730. Charles Stewart younger of Ballechin, John Stewart of Koinachan,
Gilbert Stewart of Fincastle, Alexander Stewart younger of Invernahyle, Jannet McColman, relict of the deceased Mr Duncan
Stewart, late minister of the Gospel at Blair Athole, James Stewart in Clunes, Alexander Stewart in Innerhaddon became cautioners,
conjunctly and severaly, for the executor and he became bound for their relief.

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