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Volume 8 (1868-70) - Table of Contents

Preliminaries - vol viii part i
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Preliminaries - vol viii part ii
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Meeting minutes (pp 1-15)
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Notes of Wooden Structures discovered in the Moss of Whiteburn, on the Estate of Spottiswoode, Berwickshire. (pp 16-8)
Scott, Lady John
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Note on Communication of Lady John Scott, descriptive of Wooden Structures at Spottiswoode, in Berwickshire. (pp 19-20)
Stuart, John
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Account of a Subterranean Building found near Broomhouse, the property of Colonel Logan Home, in the Parish of Edrom, Berwickshire. (pp 20-3)
Home, David Milne
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Note on the Preceding Communication. (pp 23-6)
Stuart, John
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Note of an Underground Building formerly discovered in Edinburghshire. (pp 27-8)
Smith, John Alex
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Notice of Two Gold Ornaments found at Orton on the Spey, while cutting for the Railway from Elgin to Keith in 1863. (pp 28-32)
Paton, Sir Noel
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Letters from Honorary Members, Thomas Carlyle, Esq., and Albert Way, Esq (pp 35-6)
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On the Supposed 'Missing School of Design in the University of Edinburgh,' 1784. (pp 36-40)
Laing, David
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Notice of a Circular Structure known as 'Edin's Hall,' on Cockburnlaw, one of the Lammermoor Hills. (pp 41-6)
Stuart, John
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An Account of St Columba's Abbey, Inchcolm, accompanied with Plans, &c. (communicated, with an introductory note by David Laing) (pp 46-7)
Arnold, Thomas
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Note by James Peddie, Esq., C.E., F.S.A. Scot., respecting a Sculptured Stone found in taking down a house at the foot of Mary King's Close, Edinburgh. (pp 48-9)
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A Brief Notice of an Ancient MS. of the Four Gospels, brought from Abyssinia, and presented to the Society (with other MSS); by Captain Charles M'Inroy, Staff Service, Madras. (pp 52-5)
Laing, David
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Notices of Excavations at Pitmilly Law, and elsewhere on the south-east coast of Fife. (pp 55-8)
Skinner, Rev. Robert
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Notice of a Matchlock, with Revolving Breech, taken at the Capture of Delhi. (pp 59-63)
Smith, John Alexander
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Note on the Shell-Mounds of Sutherland. (pp 63-4)
Tait, Lawson
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Note on large Stone Implements found in Shetland. (pp 64-6)
Mitchell, Arthur
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The Coronation Stone. (pp 68-99)
Skene, William F
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Note on the Coronation Stone. (pp 99-105)
Stuart, John
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Notice of an Underground Chamber recently discovered at Crichton Mains. (pp 105-9)
Rosehill, Right Hon Lord
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Note of a Sculptured Roman Slab recently discovered on the estate of Grange, Linlithgowshire, and presented to the Museum. Also Remarks on the Roman Sculptured Slab, by John Alex. Smith. (pp 109-13)
Cadell, Henry
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Notes made during a wandering in the West Highlands; with Remarks upon the Style of Art of some Monumental Stones at Iona, and in other Localities. (pp 117-20)
Drummond, James
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Notice of Saddell Abbey, in Kintyre, Argyleshire, with its Sculptured Slabs. (pp 122-35)
White, Tp
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Notice of a Group of Cists at Teinside, in Teviotdale. (pp 135-9)
Rosehill, Hon. Lord
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Note on No. VII. of Mr George Petrie's Copy of the Maeshow Runes. (pp 139-42)
Carr, Ralph
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On some of the Vitrified Fords of Scotland, with Reference to Descriptions of similar Remains in Bohemia; in a Communication on the Scorified Ramparts in Bohemia. By Dr Jul. Ernest Fodisch. Transalted by Dr Ferdinand Keller, Hon. Mem. S.A. Scot. (pp 145)
Stuart, John
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Notices (with Plans, &c.) of a Pict's House or Underground Chamber, at Murroes, near Dundee; and of Stone Cists found at Fallaws, in Monikie. (pp 164-167)
Jervise, Andrew
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Notice of Scottish Coins found near Prestonpans in March 1869. (pp 167-9)
Struthers, Rev. John
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Notice of a Third Brass of Romulus Son of Maxentius, and other Coins found at Paestum. (pp 170-2)
Smith, John Alexander
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On the Food of Man in Prehistoric Times, and the Methods by which it was Prepared. (pp 177-82)
Brodie, Rev. James
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Note of an Urn found at Rattray, Aberdeenshire. (pp 182-3)
Stuart, John
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Note of an Ancient Structure discovered at the Law of Mauldslie. (pp 184-5)
Rankine, D R
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Notice of Remains of the Rein-deer (Cervus tarandus) found in Ross-shire, Sutherland, and Caithness; with Notes of its occurrence throughout Scotland. (pp 186-222)
Smith, John Alexander
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Letter to the Foreign Secretary from Dr Daniel Wilson, Toronto, Hon.Mem. S.A. Scot., respecting a volume containing Views of Old Buildings in Edinburgh and its neighbourhood. (pp 223-4)
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Notice of the Existing MSS. Of Fordun's Scotichronicon. (pp 239-56)
Skene, William F
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Notice of a passage in the so-called Death Song of Ragnar Lodbrog, King of Denmark. (pp 256)
Carr, Ralph
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Notice of the Ancient Bell of St Fillan. (pp 265-76)
Forbes, Right Rev. A P
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Notices of Teampull Michael, Keallun, North Uist; and of Sculptured Stones in Bearnarey, Harris, and in Benbecula; an Abrach Quern, and Quarry for Querns, Heisgeir, North Uist. &c. (pp 276-86)
Carmichael, Alex A
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Notes of Coins recently discovered in Scotland, Unicorns of James III. and IV., Half Unicorns of James IV., Ecus of James V., &c. (pp 286-9)
Sim, George
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Notice of a Kitchen-Midden at Craig of Boyne, Banffshire. (pp 290-2)
Garland, Robert
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Notice of a peculiar Weapon or Harpoon of Bronze, found on the bank of the River Tweed, near Norham. (pp 292-301)
Smith, John Alexander
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Notice of Easter Island, its Inhabitants, Antiquities, and Colossal Statues. (pp 312-23)
Dundas, Colin M
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Notes respecting the Castle of Craig and the Old Kirk of Auchindoir, &c., in Aberdeenshire. (pp 323-30)
Jervise, A
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Note of a Gold Brooch of the 13th or 14th century, found in the Water of Ardoch, near Doune Castle. (pp 330-3)
Struthers, Rev. John
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Exhibition and Description of a Collection of Stone and other Remains from Swiss Lake Dwellings, illustrative of the Agriculture, Manufactures, &c., of the Lake Dwellers. (pp 333-9)
Rosehill, Hon. Lord
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On the Naga Tribes of the Himalayas, with a Notice of a Naga Grave. (pp 342-7)
Thoms, R Graham
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Notice of Excavations, and Discovery of Cists containing large Stone Urns in Stronsay, Orkney. (pp 347-51)
Petrie, George
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Notice of the Opening of a Burial Cairn at Shaws, Selkirkshire. (pp 352-5)
Brydon, James
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Notice of the Amber Seal (Matrix) of a Canon of Inchaffray, found near St John's Church, Perth. (pp 364-72)
Paton, J Noel
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Notice of an Ancient Structure and Remains from a Kitchen Midden, on 'The Ghegan,' an Isolated Rock near Seacliff, East-Lothian. (pp 372-7)
Laidlaw, J W
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Notice of Remarkable Cists in a Gravel Bank near Kilmartin; and of Incised Sculpturings of Axe Heads, and other Markings on the Stones of the Cists. (pp 378-81)
Mapleton, R J
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Notice of the Discovery of a Cist with overlying Urns, at Tealing, Forfarshire. (pp 381-4)
Neish, James
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Notes respecting Craigcaffie Castle, Wigtownshire. (pp 384-7)
McLachlan, John
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Notes on the East Window of the Choir of Bothwell Church, and its Armorial Shields. (pp 395-403)
Bain, Joseph
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Notice of a Recent Visit to the Great Wall of China. (pp 403-7)
Coghill, J G Sinclair
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Note on a Small Gold Ring of Twisted Wires, found in a Pict's House at Shapinshay, Orkney. Exhibited by David Balfour, of Balfour and Trenaby. (pp 407-8)
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Notes of the Discovery of a Necklace of Beads and Plates of Shale and Jet, along with Flint Arrow Heads, found in a Cist under a Small Tumulus at Torrish, Kildonan, Sutherlandshire. (pp 408-11)
Joass, Rev. J M
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Note of the Discovery of a Necklace of Jet Beads and Plates, found along with an Urn, in a short cist at Balgay, near Dundee. (pp 411-2)
Berry, John
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Notice of a Remarkable Sculptured Cross at Bilton, Yorkshire. (pp 417-8)
Skene, W F
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Note of Sculptured Stones in the Churchyard of Kilmuir, Skye. In a Letter to W F Skene, Esq., LL.D. (pp 419)
Carmichael, M T
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Note of Excavations at 'Grimes Graves,' Norfolk. (pp 419-28)
Rosehill, Hon. Lord
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Notice of an Iron Mask. (pp 428-30)
Drummond, James
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Notice of the Priory of Beauly, Inverness-shire. (pp 430-64)
White, T P
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Notice of an Artificial Island, and an Ancient Canoe, found in Draining a Loch near Tobermory, Mull. In a Letter to John Stuart, LL.D., Secretary. (pp 465)
Campbell, Farquhard
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Note on the Discovery of Urns set in a Round Hole in the Ground under a Tumulus, and of an Inverted Urn covering Calcined Bones at Gordonbush, Sutherlandshire. In a Letter to John Stuart, LL.D., Secretary. (pp 466)
Joass, Rev. J M
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Notice of the Discovery of a Quern in a Supposed Grave, containing Burnt Human Bones, at Commonside, Roxburghshire. (pp 467-70)
Brydon, James
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Notes on a Straw Masquerade Dress still used in some parts of Shetland, and on certain Woollen Articles manufactured in Fair Isle; also of a supposed Relic of the Spanish Armada. (pp 470-2)
Edmonston, Thos.
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Notice of the Discovery of a Pict's House at Fithie, in the Parish of Farnell, Forfarshire, in which Roman Pottery and Animal Remains were found. (pp 473-4)
Jervise, Andrew
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Index (pp 475-508)
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Anniversary Meeting, and Election of Office-bearers (pp 225-238)
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