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Volume 1 (1792) - Table of Contents

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An Inquiry into the Origin of the Name of the Scottish Nation, presented to the Society of Antiquaries, at Edinburgh, December 1780. (pp 001-012)
Foulis of Colinton, Baronet, Sir James
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An Inquiry into the Beverage of the Ancient Caledonians, and other Northern nations, at their feasts; and of their Drinking Vessels. (pp 012-025)
Foulis of Colinton, Baronet, Sir James
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Of the League said to have been formed between the Emperor Charlemagne and the King of Scotland. (pp 026-028)
Foulis of Colinton, Baronet, Sir James
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Plan for a Royal Forest of Oak in the Highlands of Scotland. (pp 028-038)
Williams, John
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Report upon the preceding Paper. (pp 039-040)
Dick of Prestonfield, Baronet, Sir Alexander
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Account of the Parish of Haddington. (pp 040-121)
Barclay of Middleton, Rev. Dr George
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Observations on the Origin of the Duni Pacis. (pp 121-124)
Foulis of Colinton, Baronet, Sir James
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Description of the Encampments on the Hill of Burnswork. (pp 124-129)
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Memoirs of the Life of Sir James Stewart Denhalm, Baronet. (pp 129-139)
Buchan, the Right Hon the Earl of
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Account of the Parish of Uphall. (pp 139-155)
Buchan, the Right Hon the Earl of
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An Inquiry into the Original Inhabitants of Britain. (pp 155-169)
Foulis of Colinton, Baronet, Sir James
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A historical account of the Hammermen of Edinburgh, from their Records. (pp 170-183)
Little, William Charles
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An Account of the Magnetic Mountain of Cannay. (pp 183-185)
Dempster, George
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On the Offices of Thane and Abthane. (pp 185-188)
Riddel, Robert
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An Account of a Combat between the Macphersons and the Davidsons. (pp 188-191)
Foulis of Colinton, Baronet, Sir James
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An Account of the Manner in which the Lammas Festival used to be celebrated in Mid Lothian, about the Middle of the Eighteenth Century. (pp 192-198)
Anderson, James
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A Disquisition into the proper Arrangement of the Silver Coins, applicable to the First Four James's Kings of Scotland. (pp 199-205)
Cummyng, James
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An Account of the Province of Biscay, in Spain. (pp 205-215)
Geddes, Rev. Dr John
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An Account of the Money, Coins, and Weights used in England, during the Reigns of the Saxon Princes. (pp 216-233)
Stirling, James
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An Account of the Island of Icolumkill. (pp 234-241)
Buchan, the Right Hon the Earl of
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Of the Roman Hasta and Pilum; of the Brass and Iron used by the Ancients. (pp 241-251)
Grant, Rev Mr John
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Life of Mr James Short, Optician. (pp 251-256)
Buchan, the Right Hon the Earl of
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Remarks made in a Journey to the Orkney Islands. (pp 256-268)
Gordon, Principal - of the Scots College in Paris
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A Description of an ancient Obelisk in Berwickshire: With an Engraving. (pp 269-272)
Robertson, Roger
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Observations and Facts concerning the Breed of Horses in Scotland in ancient Times. (pp 272-281)
Robertson, Roger
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An Account of some Remains of Antiquity in the Island of Lewis, one of the Hebrides. (pp 282-292)
McKenzie, Colin
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An Account of the Parish of Liberton in Mid Lothian, or County of Edinburgh. (pp 292-388)
Whyte, Rev Mr Thomas
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An Inquiry into the Expedients used by the Scots before the Discovery of Metals. (pp 389-395)
Little, William Charles
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Observations on the Vision; a Poem first Published in the Miscellany, or Collection of Scottish Poems called the Evergreen, by Allan Ramsay, anno 1724. (pp 395-402)
Tytler, William
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Three Scottish Poems, with a previous Dissertation on the Scoto-Saxon Dialect. (pp 402-440)
Geddes, Rev Dr Alexander
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Episle to the President, Vice-Presidents, and Members of the Scottish Society of Antiquaaries, on being chosen a Correspondent Member. (pp 441-456)
Geddes, Rev. Dr Alexander
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The First Eklog of Virgil, translatit into Skottis vers. (pp 457-462)
Geddes, Rev Dr Alexander
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The first Idillion of Theokritus, translatit into Skottis vers. (pp 462-468)
Geddes, Rev Dr Alexander
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Dissertation on the Scottish Music. (pp 469-498)
Tytler, William
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On the Fasionable Amusements and Entertainments in Edinburgh in the last Century, with a Plan of a grand Concert of Music on St Cecilia's Day, 1695. (pp 499-510)
Tytler, William
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Topographical Description of the Parish of Aberlady (pp 511-522)
Roy, Reverend Dr Neil
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Letter from the Countess Dowager of Nithsdale to her Sister, the Countess of Traquair, giving an Account of the Earl's Escape out of the Tower in 1716. (pp 523-538)
Syme, John
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A Letter from the late Dr Henry, Author of the History of Great Britain, to William Tytler, Esq., with Answer. (pp 538-540)
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Dissertation on the Marriage of Queen Mary with the Early of Bothwell. (pp 541-551)
Tytler, William
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Letter under the Privy Signet of King James VI. Addressed thus: 'To o' trustie and well beloved ye. Provest, Bayliffes, and Councell of ye Burrough of Dundie.' From the Original in the Musaeum. (pp 551-552)
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Letter from the Privy Council of Scotland, directed thus: 'To the Earle of Callander, Sheriff Principall of the Shyre of Stirling. In Haste.' From the original in the Musaeum. (pp 552-553)
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Letter to Mr Cummyng, Secretary to the Society of the Antiquaries of Scotland. From the Rev. Dr Barclay of Middleton. (pp 553-554)
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Letter to the Right Reverend the Bishop of Edinburgh, from Gilbert Burnet, D.D. From the Original in the Musaeum. (pp 554-555)
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Licence by Lord Bellenden, Lord Treasurer Depute, in favour of William Selkirk, &c., to Eat Flesh in Forbidden Times, February 1665. From the Original in the Musaeum. (pp 556-561)
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Address of One Hundred and Two chief Heritors and Heads of Clans in the Highlands of Scotland to King George I. From the Original in the Musaeum. (pp 562-565)
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On Agricola's Engagement with the Caledonians, under their Leader Galgacus. (pp 565-569)
Barclay, Robert
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Excerpts from Tacitus's Life of Agricola. (pp 569-570)
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