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Volume 3 (1831) - Table of Contents

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Account of Two Ancient Monuments in the Church of St Mary, Rothesay. (pp 001-003)
Mackinlay, John
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Ecclesiastical Collections for Aberdeenshire. (pp 004-016)
Logan, James
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Some Account of a Subterraneous Structure in Swabia, supposed to have been connected with the Ancient Jurisdiction of the Secret Tribunal in that Counry. (pp 017-039)
Skene, James
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Description of an Ancient Silver Bracelet found at Brugh Head. (pp 039-040)
Lauder, Baronet, Sir Thomas Dick
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Summary of Various Communications made to the Society regarding the Discover of Early Sepulchral Remains: I. Notice of the Discovery of numerous Stone Coffins near Cramond. (pp 040-042)
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II. Discovery of Ancient Graves near the river Teith. Communicated by Henry Home Drummond, of Blair-Drummond, Esq. (pp 042)
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III. Account of a large Tumulus or Barrow, near the West Coast of the Peninsula of Cantyre. (pp 043)
Seton, A
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IV. Notice, by A Seton, Esq., of Tumuli which were discovered at Bowerhouses, near Dunbar, in a Letter to the Secretary. (pp 044)
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V. Narrative of Human Remains, a Comb, &c., which were dug out of the Burgh, or Circular Fort, of Burgar, in the parish of Evie, Orkney. Communicated by A Peterkin, Esq. (pp 044-045)
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VI. Account of a Grave discovered in the parish of Banchory-Devenick. (pp 045-047)
Thomson, Alexander
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VII. Account of a Stone Coffin found near Dryburgh Abbey, being an Extract of a Letter from Captain Erskine addressed to Alexander Smellie, Esq., (pp 047-048)
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VIII. Notice of an Ancient Grave discovered on the Site of the Royal Circus, Edinburgh. (pp 048)
Skene, James
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IX. Extract from the Minutes of the Society, dated April 28, 1823, regarding Stone Coffins, found near Stockbridge. (pp 048)
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X. Notice of Stone Coffins found opposite to Bellevue (or St Mary's) Church, Edinburgh. Communicated by Patrick Neill, Esq. (pp 048-049)
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XI. Notice of an Urn, in which were contained very curious Jet Ornaments discovered near Assint, in Ross-shire. Communicated by Sir George S Mackenzie, of Coul, Baronet. (pp 049)
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XI. Remarks on the above communication. (pp 049-050)
Hibbert, Dr
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Notice respecting an Ancient Ship discovered in a Garden at Stranrawer, in Galloway. (pp 051-052)
Kennedy, Alexander
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Fragment of Verses by a Native of Hetland, (Shetland), written in the Fifteenth Century. From a M.S. in the University Library of Copenhagen; with Notes by Professor Magnusen. (pp 053-055)
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Enquiry into the Origin of the Mercheta Mulierum. (pp 056-073)
Anderson, John
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On the Antiquities of Lochmaben. (pp 074-080)
Gardiner, Rev John
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Precepts issued on the death of Henry Darnley, King of Scotland, for perfuming his body, and for providing a Mourning Dress to Mary, Queen of Scots, on the occasion, (February 1566) (pp 080-082)
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Letter and Report respecting the Unpublished Commentary on Milton's Paradise Lost, by the late John Callander, of Craigforth, Esq., in the possession of the Society. (pp 083-091)
Laing, David
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Account of a Roman Station near Crickhowel, in Brecknockshire. (pp 091-098)
Payne, Rev H T
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Description of a Remarkable Bronze Relic, found near the estuary of the river Findhorn, in the possession of Lady Cumming, of Altyre. (pp 099-102)
Lauder, Baronet, Sir Thomas Dick
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Memoir on the Tings of Orkney and Shetland. (pp 103-210)
Hibbert, Samuel
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On some of the Stone Circles and Cairns in the neighbourhood of Inverness. (pp 211-222)
Anderson, George
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Letter on the Superstitions of the Highlands, addressed to the Right Honourable James Drummond, of Perth. (pp 223-229)
Robertson, Rev James
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Communication relative to a remarkable number of Horse-Shoes found on the Farm of West Nisbet, in the county of Berwick; supposed to be indicative of the site of the Battle of Nisbet Muir, A.D. 1355. (pp 229-230)
Pitcairn, R
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Notice respecting Macbeth's Castle at Inverness. (pp 231-233)
Grahame, Colonel
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On the Site of Macbeth's Castle at Inverness. (pp 234-244)
Anderson, John
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Original Letter containing some account of the Parliament which met at Edinburgh the 26th June 1678, and of the Seizure of Sir Patrick Hume, of Polwarth, Baronet. (pp 245-247)
Hay, William Waring
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Notices regarding Scotish Archery, particularly that of the Highlanders; together with some Original Documents relating to a levy of Highland Bowmen to serve in the war against France, in the year 1627. (pp 248-254)
Gregory, Donald
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Notices of the Life of William Hamilton, of Bangour, Esq., and a Chronological List of his Poems. (pp 255-266)
Chalmers, James
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List of Works respecting the Islands of Orkney and Shetland, forming a series of Donations to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, by A.Z., a Gentleman resident in London, and an Honorary Member of the Society. (pp 267-274)
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Original Letters from James Gregorie, Professor of Mathematics in the University of St Andrews, to the Reverend Colin Campbell, Minister of Ardchattan, Argyleshire. (pp 275-284)
Gregorson, John
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Commission, University of St Andrews, to Mr James Gregorie, Professor of Mathematics, 10th June 1673. (pp 285-286)
Gregory, John
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Various Communications to the Society, of a Miscellaneous Nature, selected fropm the Unpublished Papers in the Society's possession: (pp 287)
Notice of Two Roman Sculptured Heads, preserved in the front of a house at the Netherbow, Edinburgh. Accompanied with a plate, engraved by David Allan, 1783. (pp 287-289)
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An Account of the Ancient Crosier of St Fillans, described in a Letter from William Thomson, A.M. Student of Christ Church, in Oxford, to the Earl of Buchan. (pp 289-291)
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Letter from the Reverend John Geddes, D.D., giving some Account of Portraits preserved in the Scottish Benedictine Monastery of Wurtzburg. (pp 291)
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Part of a letter from the Earl of Buchan to the Secretary, giving an Account of a Tour by his Lordship through Aberdeenshire, in 1789. (pp 292-294)
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Letters from George Chalmers, Esq., and the Reverend John Geddes, D.D., respecting the extracts from Randolph's Letters concerning the Roman Antiquities discovered near Musselburgh in 1565. (pp 294-295)
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Part of a letter from George Walker, Esq., Landscape Painter, to the Secretary, respecting Ancient Monuments in Edinburgh. (pp 296)
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Contemporary Account of the escape of Rob Roy, after being apprehended, in the year 1717, by the Duke of Athole; in a letter from the Reverend Mr Murray to the Reverend Colin Campbell, Minister of Ardchatton. Communicated by Sir Walter Scott, Baronet. From the Original, in the possession of John Gregorson, of Ardtornish, Esq. (pp 296-297)
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Letter from Thomas Robertson, Esq., to the Earl of Buchan, respecting the Discovery of a Stone Coffin at Arbroath, supposed to contain the Remains of King William the Lyon. (pp 297-298)
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Letter from Lieutenant-General Hutton to the Secretary, accompanying a Copy of a Portrait of William the Lyon, King of Scotland, presented to the Society. (pp 298)
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Notice of Two Ancient Stone Collars dug up near the Parallel Roads of Glen Roy, in possession of the late Mr Byres, of Tonley. (pp 299)
Skene, James
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Letter addressed to Sir Water Scott, Baronet, by Mr James Bowd, on a Popular Superstition formerly used to prevent Cattle from Witchcraft; with Remarks on the Superstition. (pp 300-301)
Skene, James
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Description of Two Ancient Camps on the Estate of Hay Newton, of Newton, Esq., East Lothian. (pp 301-305)
Hay, William Waring
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Extract of a Letter, from Lieutenant James Edward Alexander, of the 16th Light Dragoons (Lancers) &c., giving an Account of an Ancient Building in the County of Kerry, called Staigh Fort. (pp 305-307)
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Notice of an Ancient Carving on an Ambry, or Cupboard, in Aberdeenshire; in a Letter from James Logan, Esq., London. (pp 307)
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Notice regarding an Ancient Oak Pannel from Stirling Castle, on which is carved the Head of a King of Scotland. (pp 308-309)
Alexander, J E
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Account of some Ancient Carvings in Oak; in a Letter from John Mackinlay, Esq. (pp 309-310)
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Two Acts of the Privy Council of Scotland, dated 20th November 1606, for establishing good rule on the Borders. (pp 310-311)
Pitcairn, Robert
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Short Notice of Arnold Bronckhurst, Portrait Painter to King James VI. With an Original Account for Painting Portraits of His Majesty, and of George Buchanan. (pp 312-313)
Macdonald, Alexander
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Letter from the Honourable Baron Clerk Rattray to E.W.A. Hay, Esq., with an interesting Anecdote of General Monk. (pp 314)
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Letter from William Dyce, Esq., S.A., to James Skene, Esq., accompanying Specimens of the Ancient Painting on the Walls of the Baths of Titus at Rome. (pp 315-316)
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Short Latin Chronicle, being chiefly an Obituary relating to the Highalnds, and compiled early in the Sixteenth Century. Communicated by Donald Gregory, Esq., Secretary (pp 317-328)
Macgregor, James
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Index for the first 3 volumes (pp 329-37)
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Appendix part 3
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Appendix part 2
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Appendix part 1
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