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Volume 11 (1874-76) - Table of Contents

Preliminaries - vol xi part i
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Preliminaries - vol xi part ii
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Meeting minutes (pp 1-21)
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Notice of a Canoe found in Loch Lotus, Parish of New Abbey, Kirkcudbrightshire. (pp 21-3)
Gillespie, Rev. James E
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Notice of a small collection of Flint Implements and Arrow-Heads; with portion of a Small Ornamented Stone Ball found in Kincardineshire. (pp 24-8)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notes of Small Ornamented Stone Balls found in different parts of Scotland, &c., with Remarks on their supposed Age and Use. (pp 29-62)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of a Small Figure in Jet of St James the Greater, recently presented to the Museum by James Gibson Craig, Esq., FSA Scot., and probably a Signaculum worn by a Leprous Pilgrim to St Jago Di Compostella; with Notes on 'Pilgrims' Signs' of the Middle Ages, and a Stone Mould for casting Leaden Tokens, found at Dundrennan Abbey. (pp 62-80)
Anderson, Joseph
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Articles by Robert, Bishop of Caithness, against George, Earl of Caithness, for various Excesses, and Breaches of Sanctuary, with the Earl's Answers and the Bishop's Replies - A.D. 1549. From the Charter-Room at Dunrobin. With Remarks on the Right of Sanctuary in Scotland before the Reformation. (pp 87-102)
Stuart, John
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Notice of the International Congress of Prehistoric Archaeology held at Stockholm in August 1874. (pp 102-6)
Patrick, R W Cochran
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Notes on the Sculptured Caves near Dysart, in Fife, illustrated by Drawings of the Sculptures. (pp 107-20)
Maclagan, Miss C
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Notes on Hatton House, Mid-Lothian. (pp 124-39)
Findlay, J R
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Notes on South African Bored Stones, or Perforated Stone Balls, and a Hafted Stone Axe from South Australia, presented to the Museum; with Notice of Cave Paintings in South Africa. (pp 140-5)
Bell, Charles
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Notes on Cup-Markings and Incised Sculpturings near Guerande, Brittany. (pp 146-51)
Miln, James
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Notice of the Discovery of Two Ancient Towns in Brittany, one of the Gallo-Roman and the other probably of an earlier period. (pp 155-62)
Miln, James
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Notice of the Early System of Replegiation as Exercised in Scotland. (pp 163-7)
Stuart, John
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Notes on some Articles Exhibited to the Meeting, viz., A Bronze Spear-Head, a small Unlooped Socketed Celt, a Sword-Shaped Stone from Shetland, and a Tripod Bronze Pot. (pp 168-71)
Duns, Professor
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Sketches of Early Scottish Alchemists: Michael Scot - King James IV. - Sir George Erskine of Innertiel. (pp 179-97)
Small, John
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Analysis of the Ptolemaic Geography of Scotland. With two Maps. (pp 198-225)
Thomas, F W L
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On Coins Attributed by Mr Lindsay to Kings of the Hebrides. (pp 225-33)
Burns, Edward
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On some Megalithic Remains in France. Illustrated with Plans and Drawings. (pp 235-6)
Dryden, Henry
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Notes upon some Scottish Historical Portraits - John Knox and George Buchanan. (pp 237-64)
Drummond, James
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Notices of Sculptured Rocks and Boulders recently observed in Ohio and Kentucky, United States of America, and of the Probable Origin of the Cup-Markings which occur on Stones there and in other Countries. In a Letter to Dr John Stuart from Professor Daniel Wilson, LL.D., Toronto, Hon.Mem.S.A. Scot. (pp 266-72)
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Notices of the several Openings of a Cairn on Cuffhill; of various Antiquities in the Barony of Beith; and of a Crannog in the Loch of Kilbirnie, Ayrshire. (pp 272-97)
Love, Robert
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Descriptive List of Antiquities near Loch Etive. Part IV. (pp 298-305)
Smith, R Angus
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Notice of Excavations in the Borness Cave in the Summer of 1874. Supplementary to Previous Notice. With Plans and Photographs. (pp 305-9)
Clarke, W Bruce
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Notice of Two Cists on the Farm of Antabreck, North Ronaldsay, Orkney. (pp 309-10)
Traill, William
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Additional Notes on Small Ornamented Stone Balls found in different parts of Scotland, &c. (pp 313-9)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of Stone Cists, &c., found on Barnhill Links, near Broughty-Ferry. (pp 310-2)
Warden, A J
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Notes on the History and probable Situation of the Earlier Establishments at Iona, prior to the foundation of the Benedictine Monastery in the end of the Twelfth Century. (pp 330-49)
Skene, W F
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The Forrester Monuments in the Church of Corstorphine. With Drawings by W P Burton. (Plates XII.-XIV.) (pp 353-62)
Laing, David
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Notes on the Survival of Pagan Customs in Christian Burial; with Notices of certain conventional representations of 'Daniel in the Den of Lions,' and 'Jonah and the Whale,' engraved on objects found in early Christian Graves, and on the Scuptured Stones of Scotland and Crosses of Ireland. (Plates XV.-XVIII.) (pp 363-406)
Anderson, Jospeh
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Sketches of later Scottish Alchemists, - John Napier of Merchiston, Robert Napier, Sir David Lindsay, first Earl of Balcarres, Patrick Ruthven, Alexander Seton, and Patrick Scot. (pp 410-38)
Small, John
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An original Letter to the Laird of Wishaw (now presented to the Museum), relating to the Proceedings against James Aikenhead 'the Atheist,' and the trial of Witches in Paisley in 1696. (pp 438-45)
Laing, David
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Notes on an Oaken Spade found in a Moss at Cruden, Aberdeenshire. (pp 445-7)
Peter, James
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Notice of the Memorial Brass of Dr Duncan Liddel, and of the Tombstone of Sir Paul Menzies of Kinmundy, in Saint Nicholas Church, Aberdeen. ( Plates XIX. - XXIII). (pp 450-62)
Gibb, Andrew
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James VI. In Tonsberg, 1589. With Photograph of an old Oaken Tablet erected in the Church of St Mary, in Commemoration of his Visit. (pp 462-4)
Stephens, George
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Notice of a Cranium found in a short Cist near Silvermoor, Carstairs, Lanarkshire, in 1847. (pp 465-7)
Rankine, D R
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Notes of an Urn found in a Cist in a Gravel Hillock near Oban. In a Letter to the Secretary. With Notice of the so-called Serpent-Mound of Lochnell. (pp 468-9)
Clerk, Duncan & Stuart, John
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Did the Northmen extirpate the Celtic Inhabitants of the Hebrides in the Ninth Century? (pp 472-507)
Thomas, F W L
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Notice of a Flint Arrow-head in the Shaft, found in a Moss at Fyvie, Aberdeenshire, with Notes in illustration of the Manufacture of Arrow-shafts with Flint Tools. (pp 508-13)
Anderson, Joseph
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An Incident at the Era of the Reformation. From a Contemporary Manuscript. (pp 517-25)
Laing, Alexander
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Notice of the Monument to William Carstares, Principal of the University of Edinburgh, erected in 1727 and resored in 1874. With a copy of the Original Contract. (pp 525-9)
Laing, David
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Note of the Discovery of Sepulchral Urns in Fair Isle. With Letter from John Bruce, Esq., yr. of Sumburgh, Shetland. (pp 530-4)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notes of a Charter by Charles I. to James, Lord Carnegy, 1641, constituting him Keeper of the Abbey of Aberbrothock; and of an Order by Mr John Garden, Factor on the Panmure Estates (1746), calling the Tenantry of Edzell and Navar to be armed and ready to repel a Highland Raid. Communicated by the late David Dakers Black. (pp 538-42)
Stuart, John
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Notice of a Collection of Flint Arrow-heads and Bronze and Iron Relics from the Site of an Ancient Settlement recently discovered in the Culbin Sands, near Findhorn, Morayshire. (pp 543-6)
Linton, Hercules
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Notice of Recent Finds of Coins in Scotland. (pp 547-50)
Sim, George
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St Columba's Loch, in Skye, and its Ancient Canoes. (pp 551-61)
Jolly, William
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Account of an Alchemical Roll on parchment (18 feet in length), presented to the Royal College of Physicians, from the Library of Sir George Areskine of Innertiel, by George Earl of Cromarty, in 1707. (With Notes by John Small) (pp 561-75)
Moncrieff, William
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Notes of Flint Implements and Arrow-heads found in Kincardineshire. Also Note of the Use of a Stone as a Knife, in the Island of Lewis, Hebrides, in 1829. (pp 575-80)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of the recently recovered Inscriptions on the Transeptal Crypt of Glasgow Cathedral. (pp 587)
Galloway, W
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Notes of a Collection of Stone Implements and Other Antiquities from Glenluce, Wigtonshire, now presented to the Museum. (pp 580-7)
Wilson, George
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Notice of a Find of Silver Ornaments, &c., at Croy, Inverness-shire, now presented to the Museum. (pp 588-92)
Fraser, Rev. Thomas
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An Episode in the life of Mrs Rachel Erskine, Lady Grange. Detailed by herself in a Letter from St Kilda, January 20, 1738, and other Original Papers. Communicated by David Laing. (pp 593-608)
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Index (pp 609-624)
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