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Volume 12 (1876-78) - Table of Contents

Preliminaries - vol xii part i
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Preliminaries - vol xii part ii
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Meeting minutes (pp 1-12)
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Descriptive List of Antiquities near Loch Etive. - No. 5. Plan of Dun-Mac Uisneachan. (pp 13-9)
Smith, R Angus
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On Two Monumental Stones with Ogham Inscriptions Recently Discovered in Shetland. (pp 20-32)
Goudie, Gilbert
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Notice of the Ancient Kil or Burying-Ground termed 'Cladh Bhile,' near Ellary, Loch Caolisport, South Knapdale. (pp 32-58)
Galloway, William
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Notice of Two Original Documents Deposited in the Museum by the Trustees of the late Miss Agnes Black, Perth. (pp 63-4)
Laing, David
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Ancient Graves Recently Discovered on the Shores of the Firth of Forth, near Hopetoun, Linlithgowshire; with Notes and Plans Exhibited by Mr C Dawson, Public School, Abercorn. (pp 65-9)
Smith, John Alexander
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Note, on Examining the Contents of an Old Stagnant Pool at Carluke. (pp 70-2)
Rankin, D R
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Inquiries Respecting Some of the Early Historical Writers of Scotland. (1846-1847) (pp 72-87)
Laing, David
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Original Letter of Queen Elizabeth to Anne, Queen of James VI., dated at Richmond, 20th January 1595, with Relative Letter of Sir Robert Bowes, the English Ambassador at the Scottish Court, dated 24th February 1595. (pp 92-7)
Small, John
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Note on Four Small Flasks of Terra Cotta, bearing representations of St Menas, from Alexandria, now in the Museum. (pp 98-101)
Anderson, Joseph
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An Attempt to Explain some of the Symbols on the Sculptured Stones of Scotland. (pp 101-3)
Arnold, Thomas
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Notes on Mediaeval 'Kitchen Middens' recently discovered in the Monastery and the Nunnery on the Island of Iona. (pp 103-17)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notices of the Quigrich or Crozier of St Fillan and of its Hereditary Keepers, in a Letter to John Stuart, LL.D., Secretary. (pp 122-31)
Wilson, Daniel
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Deed of Conveyance of the Quigrich by the Last Hereditary Keeper, with Consent of His Son, to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, for the National Museum. (pp 132-3)
Dewar, Alexander and Archibald
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Historical Notices of St Fillan's Crozier, and of the Devotion of King Robert Bruce to St. Fillan. (pp 134-82)
Stuart, John
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Notes on the Antiquities of the Island of St Kilda. (pp 186-92)
Sands, J
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Some Suggestions as to Our Mural Antiquities. (pp 192-8)
Gibb, Andrew
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Notes on a Sculptured Stone Found in the Wall of the South Transept of St Nicholas Church, Aberdeen. (pp 199-201)
Walker, Alexander
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Notice of Incised Sculpturings on the Steatite Rock at Feideland, the Extreme North of the Mainland of Shetland, and of a Cluster of Ruined Structures Styled Picts' Houses, on the Kaim of Isbister, Shetland. Communicated by Rev. George Gordon, LL.D., Birnie, Corr.Mem.S.A. Scot., in a letter to Dr Arthur Mitchell, Secretary. (pp 202-6)
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Notice of Two Original Documents, with Signatures Exhibited to the Meeting:- I. The National Covenant, November 1638; II. The Common or Godly Band, December 1557. (pp 216-7)
Laing, David
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The Collegiate Church or Chapel of Rosslyn, its Builders, Architect, and Construction. (pp 218-44)
Kerr, Andrew
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Notes on the Secular and Ecclesiastical Antiquities of Culross. (pp 245-53)
Hallen, Rev. Arthur W
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Notice of the Discovery of a Roman Bowl in Glasgow Green, and Roman Remains Found at Yorkhill. (pp 254-8)
Buchanan, John
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Remarks on the Coinages of Alexander II. (pp 278-87)
Patrick, R W Cochran
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Notice of Two Cists at Lunan-Head, near Forfar, containing Remains of Unburnt Skeletons, &c., (pp 288-300)
Galloway, William
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Notice of the Discovery of a Cist, with Three Skeletons, at Innertown, near Stromness, Orkney. (pp 301-2)
Watt, W G T
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Notes on the Age of the Settlements on the Sands of Culbin. (pp 302-5)
Mathewson, Allan
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Notices of Recent Finds of Coins in Scotland. (pp 306-7)
Sim, George
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Notes on the Spinning Gear of former times. (pp 308-11)
Rankin, D R
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John Earl of Gowrye, and the Alleged Conspiracy at Perth, August 5, 1600; An Historical Inquiry, in two parts: Part First - The King's Manifesto; or, 'A Discourse of the Unnatural and Vile Conspiracie,' &c. Edinburgh, 1600. (pp 311)
Laing, David
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Lady Grange in Edinburgh, 1730. Forming a Supplementary Notice to that in the 'Proceedings,' Vol. XI. (pp 312-3)
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Notes on the Structure, Distribution, and Contents of the Brochs, with special reference to the question of their Celtic or Norwegian Origin. (pp 314-55)
Anderson, Joseph
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Notes of the Opening of Two Eirde-Houses at Clova, Kildrummy, Aberdeenshire, and of a Cist with an Urn and Flint Implements at New Leslie. (pp 356-8)
Lumsden, Hugh Gordon
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Note on the Ptolemaic Geography of Scotland. (pp 358)
Thomas, F W L
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Notes on a Burial Mound at Torphichen, and an Urn found near the 'Cromlech' at Kipps, Linlithgowshire. (pp 405-11)
Duns, Professor
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Rosslyn Castle, its Buildings Past and Present. (pp 412-24)
Kerr, Andrew
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Notice of Several Sculptured Stones at Meigle, Perthshire, still undescribed. (pp 425-34)
Galloway, William
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Notes on the Character and Contents of a large Sepulchral Cairn of the Bronze Age at Collessie, Fife, excavated by William Wallace, Esq., of Newton of Collessie, in August 1876 and 1877. (pp 439-61)
Anderson, Joseph
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Notice of a Fragment of an Ancient Stone Cross found at Carpow, in the Parish of Abernethy, Perthshire. (Plate XXVIII.) (pp 462-5)
Laing, Alexander
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The Story of the Fabrication of the 'Coffin-Plate' said to have been found in the Tomb of King Robert Bruce in Dunfermline Abbey. (pp 466-71)
Johnston, T B
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Notice of two charters in the Norse Language, found among the Papers of the Sheriff-Court of Shetland. (pp 472-92)
Goudie, Gilbert
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Notice of the Horns of Cattle (the Horny Sheaths of the Horns) found in Bogs in Roxburghshire and Aberdeenshire. (The Horns were exhibited). (pp 493-7)
Smith, John Alexander
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Traditions of the Morrisons (Clan Mac Ghillemhuire), Hereditary Judges of Lewis. (pp 503-56)
Thomas, F W L
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Notice of the Recent Explorations in the Kitchen Middens of Extinct Indian Tribes, Santa Barbara, California. (pp 557-60)
Duns, Professor
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Notice of the Discovery of a Sculptured Stone at Logierait, Perthshire. (Plate XXIX.) (pp 561-4)
Anderson, Arthur
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Note on the Caprington Bronze Horn. (pp 565-6)
Patrick, R W Cochran
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Notes on the Earldom of Caithness. (pp 571-6)
Skene, W F
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Notes on Antiquities from the Island of Eigg. (pp 577-97)
MacPherson, Norman
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On the Authenticity of the Letters Patent said to have been granted by King William the Lion to the Earl of Marr in 1171. (pp 603-9)
Skene, W F
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Notice of a Cist recently discovered on the Farm of Cleughhead, Glenbervie, containing burnt Human Bones and a Perforated Stone Hammer. (pp 609-11)
Gammack, James
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Notice of the Discovery of Stone Coffins at Carnoustie, Forfarshire. (pp 611-3)
Dickson, Robert
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Notice of the Brass Matrix of the Fabric Seal of the Cathedral Church of St Stephen at Metz, now presented to the Museum. (pp 616-9)
Forbes, William
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Notice of a Bohemian Executioner's Sword. (pp 620-3)
Duns, Professor
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Notice of a Small Urn, of the so-called 'Incense Cup' type, found within a large Urn at Blairgowrie in March last, and now presented to the Museum. (pp 624)
Fraser, Rev. William
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Note on Lignite Beads found in an Urn near Stranraer, in 1859-60. (pp 625)
Wilson, Rev. George
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Note of an Underground Structure on the Farm of Ardross, near Elie, Fife, with Ground Plan of the Structure. (pp 626-7)
Howie, Charles
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On the Norwegian Origin of Scottish Brochs. (pp 630-69)
Fergusson, Jas
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Final Report on the Borness Cave Exploration. (pp 669-81)
Clarke, W Bruce
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Notice of an Urn, found in a Cist near Kincardine Castle, Strathearn, in March 1876, and now presented to the Museum. (pp 682-3)
Reid, A G
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Notice of a Small Urn, of the so-called 'Incense Cup' type, found at Barnfauld, Threepwood, Parish of Beith, in the early part of the present century, and now presented to the Museum. (pp 684-6)
Dobie, John Sheddden
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Notice of a Bronze Sword (exhibited by John L Stewart, Esq., of Coll), and other Antiquties, found in that Island. (pp 686-8)
McGillivray, William
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Index (pp 689-709)
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