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Poser 297 - Inventory of Kathren Murchie, 1663

In this week's poser, taken from the inventory of Kathren Murchie in Watten, 1663 (National Records of Scotland, CC4/3/1, page 143), we asked what were the only other items of value (apart from her cow and ewes) in Kathren Murchie's house.

Image of part of the inventory of Kathren Murchie in Watten, 1663 (National Records of Scotland, CC4/3/1, page 143).

Answer: The only items of value recorded in the testament (apart from livestock) were an old kist and an old pot.

Transcription

Item ane yeild kow – 10 – 13 – 4
Item thrie yewes p[ri]ce – 3 – 13 – 9
Item ane old kist p[ri]ce – 0 – 10 – 0
Item ane old pot p[ri]ce – 0 – 10 – 0
Swma of the Inventar
14 – 13 – 4

This week's poser was contributed by 'Fodiator', a researcher from Fife.

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