09
Apr
12

Probate, 1827

At Elgin the Twentieth day of April one thousand
eight hundred and twenty seven Years In presence
of Sir George Abercromby of Berkenbog Baronet
Advocate Commissary of the Commisariot of
Elgin and Nairn Compeared Patrick Cameron
Writer in Elgin and gave in the Inventory
underwritten desiring [etc?] whereof the tenor
follows viz --

Inventory of the Personal Estate of the deceased
Thomas Grant Esquire at Gladhill who died
upon the 12th day of January 1827 --

Imprimis Cash in the House F30
Value carry forward F30

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brought forward F30

Secundo Value of the deceased's household furniture, bed and
Table Linen Body clothes etc [??] 113.10.
Tertis Value of the deceased's farm Stocking etc on Gladhill
of valuation by John Hay Auctioneer and Cosmo
Reid Farmer at Entryhead of Innes 178.14.3
Quarto Bond by His Grace the Duke of Gordon to the
deceased his heirs Executors and Assignees
dated 4 Decem 1810 for F2600. .
Interest thereon from 22 Novem last
till his death 18.3.3 2615.3.3
Quinto Bill by His Grace the Duke of Gordon to the
deceased dated 22 Nov 1819 for F1400..
Interest thereon from 22 Novem last
till his death 9.15.6 1419.15.6
Secto Bill by the deceased Sir James Grant of Grant
Baronet to the deceased dated 20 June 1810 F1620
Septimo Obligation by John Fraser Esq Cashier
for The Honourable Colonel Grant of
Grant Curator at Law for The Earl of
Seafield the representative of the said
Sir James Grant dated 27 Nov last F80
F1700
Interest thereof from that date till
Mr Grant's death 10.14.2 1710.14.2
Octavo Acknowledgement by the deceased John Wilson
Esquire Factor for the late Earl of Seafield
to the deceased dated 7 Novem 1812 F400
Interest thereof from 27 Novem last till
his death 2.10.4 402.10.4
Nono Bill by the deceased Major General William Grant
of Tannachy dated 14 June 1824 F500
Note of this sum F100 was held in trust
by the deceased for his Sister Elizabeth Grant
conform to his Letter to her ............... 100
Interest carry forward 400 6463.7.6

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brought forward F6463.7.6
Interest therefore of F400 from 20 June
last till his death 8.9.10 408.9.16
Decimo Bill by James Grant Esquire now of Tannachy to
the deceased dated 26 July 1826 F350
of this Bill F100 also belonged to
the said Miss Grant 100
250
Interest of F250 from 26th July last 5.16.4 255.16.4
Undecimo Bill by John Morrison Esq of Achintaul to
the deceased dated 20 June 1820 for F1100
Interest from 20 Decem last till
12 January 3.9.3 1103.9.3
Duodecimo Bill by Patrick Stewart Esquire of Auchtunkast
to the deceased dated 19 June 1818 F200
Interest from 20 June till deceased's
death 5.12.10 205.12.10

(Signed) Eliza Grant - Pat Cameron F8436.15.9

At Gladhill the nineteenth day of April one
thousand eight hundred and twenty seven
In presence of Patrick Cameron Writer in Elgin
Commissioner appointed by the commissary
Depute of Elginshire

Compeared Mrs Elizabeth Grant Widow of the said
deceased Thomas Grant Esquire who being solemnly
sworn and interrogated Depones that the said Thomas
Grant Esquire her husband died upon the twelfth day
of January last and the Deponent has entered upon
the management of his personal Estate as Executrix
nominated by him in his last Will and Testament

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dated the Sixth day of July Eighteen hundred and twenty six
and recorded in the Commissary Court Books of Elginshire the
eighth day of March last which is subscribed by the Deponent
and the said commissioner as relative hereto that the Deponent
does not know of any other Settlement or writing relative to the
disposal of the deceased's moveable Estate or effects or any part
of them other than that now exhibited except a Settlement in
the precise same terms as that now exhibited dated the twenty
third day of February Eighteen hundred and ten and which
is also subscribed by the Deponent and the Commissioner as
relative hereto That the foregoing Inventory which is sub=
=scribed by the deponent and the said Commissioner as
relative hereto is a full and complete Inventory of the de=
=ceased's Estate wherever situated and belonging or due to
him beneficially at the time of his death in so far as the
same has come to the deponent's knowledge And that the
value of the said Estate situated in Scotland is of the value
of Eight thousand pounds Sterling and under the value of
nine thousand pounds Sterling -- All which is truth as
the Deponent shall answer to God (signed) Eliza Grant
Pat Cameron Commissioner

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608

The Testament Testamentar and Inventory of the
goods gear and Debts of the deceased Thomas
Grant Esquire at Gladhill within the Parish of
Urquhart and Sheriffdom of Elgin and Nairn at
the time of his Death which was upon the twelfth
day of January one Thousand Eight hundred and
Twenty Seven years -- faithfully made and given
up by Miss Elizabeth Grant Widow of the said
Deceased and Executrix nominated and appoint=
ed by him in his Latter Will and Testament bearing
date the Sixth Day of July Eighteen Hundred
and Twenty Six and Recorded in the Commissary
Court Books of Elgin and Nairn the Eighth day
of March last. The said Deceased Thomas Grant
Esquire had pertaining and belonging addebted resting
and owing to him at the time of his decease
the goods and gear debts sums of money and
others

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609

others as follows which the said Executrix
gives up for Confirmation
(Here Copy in the Inventory of the
deceased personal Estate recorded in
the Commissary Court Books of the date hereof)
Summa of the foregoing Inventory
is Eight Thousand Four Hundred
and Thirty Six pounds Fifteen Shil
lings and Nine pence Sterling
(Here copy in the Latter Will and Testa
ment recorded as aforesaid)
Confirmation
Sir George Abercromby of Birkenbog Baronet
Advocate Commissary of the Commissariat
of Elgin and Nairn and George Fenton Esquire
my Depute having power of Confirmation
of Testaments within the bounds of our jurisdic
tion by these presents Ratify Approve and
Confirm this present Inventory and Testament
before written together with the Executrix therein
consituted in so far as the same is justly and
truly made and given up and no other ways
and we by these presents commit full power
to the said Executrix to meddle and intro
mit with the goods and gear debts Sums
of money and others given up and contain

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610

contained in the foregoing Testament and need be
to call and pursue therefore to uplift and
receive the same grant discharges thereof and
generally every other thing [thereanent?] to do that
to the Office of Executrix is known to belong
providing just count and reckoning be made
by the said Executrix when and where the same
shall be legally required Given at Elgin the Twen=
tieth Day of April Eighteen hundred and Twenty
Seven years ---

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