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Volume 4 (1857) - Table of Contents

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An Inquiry into the probability of a Tradition connected with the Library and Furniture of James IV. of Scotland, and of their having been carried off after the Battle of Flodden, and set up at Speke Hall, in the county of Lancaster. (pp 001-014)
Whatton, William Robert
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An Account of the Assassination of Sir George Lockhart, President of the Session, by John Chiesly of Dalry, 31st March 1689. (pp 015-018)
Tytler, P Fraser
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An Inquiry respecting the Site of the Battle of Mons Grampius. (pp 019-052)
Miller, Lieut. Colonel
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An Account of certain Bronze Instruments, supposed to be Druidical Remains, found beneath a large Rock on the South Side of the Top of Roseberry, in Cleveland. (pp 053-056)
Faber, G S
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A Brief Account of the Hawthornden Manuscripts in the possession of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland; with Extracts, containing several unpublished Letters and Poems of William Drummond of Hawthornden. (pp 057-116)
Laing, David
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A Letter giving some Account of an Ancient Ecclesiastical Bell and Chain, discovered in the Parish of Kilmichael-Glassrie, in the County of Argyll, and presented to the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, by John Macneill of Oakfield, Esq. (pp 117-118)
Thomson, Thomas
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Observations on the Ancient Bell and Chain discovered in the Parish of Kilmichael-Glassrie. (pp 119-125)
Hibbert, S
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An Account of a recent Excavation at Pompeii; in a Letter from Robert Allan, Esq., Advovate. (pp 126-129)
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Inquiry into the Earlier History of the Clan Gregor, with a view to ascertain the Causes which led to their Proscription in 1603. With Appendix. (pp 130-159)
Gregory, Donald
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Observations on the Theories which have been proposed to explain the Vitrified Forts of Scotland. (pp 160-182)
Hibbert, S
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Collections relative to Vitrified Sites. (pp 183)
Hibbert, S
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Description of Barry Hill, near Alyth. (pp 184-186)
Mackenzie of Coul, Baronet, Sir George
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Researches in regard to the Vitrified Forts of Ross-shire, and other Stations connected with them, where Melted Matter does not appear. (pp 186-187)
Mackenzie of Coul, Sir George
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Account of a Section made of the Vitrified Site of Dun Fion, in Inverness-shire. September 1, 1825. (pp 187-188)
Mackenzie of Coul, Sir George
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Notice of Burnt Wood, Bones, &c., found at Craig Phaidrick, near Inverness. (pp 188)
Mackenzie of Coul, Sir George
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Description of the Vitrified Station of Castle Spynie, in Inverness-shire. (pp 188-190)
Anderson, George
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Notice regarding the Vitrified Site of Castle Spynie, Inverness-shire. (pp 190-191)
Mackenzie, Sir George
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Description of the Ord Hill of Kessock. (pp 191-194)
Anderson, George
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Notice of the Ord Hill of Kessock. 22d December 1824. (pp 194-195)
Mackenzie, Sir George
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On certain Vitrified (and Unvitrified) Forts in the neighbourhood of Loch Ness and the Moray Firth. (pp 195-201)
Anderson, George
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On the Scottish Formula of Congratulation on New Year's Eve, Hogmanay, Trollalay. (pp 202-212)
Repp, Thorl G
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On the Burial Place of John Napier of Merchiston, the Inventory of Logarithms. (pp 213-216)
Wallace, William
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Letter from John Lawson of Cairnmuir, Esq., to Sir Walter Scott, Baronet, describing some Golen Ornaments, found in March 1806, near the house of New Cairnmuir, Peeblesshire. (pp 217-219)
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Particulars relative to the Conduct of the great Marquis of Montrose, after his Apprehension. (pp 220-224)
Maidment, James
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Extracts from the Hawthornden Manuscripts, in the possession of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, (continued from page 116). (pp 225-240)
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Notes by William Drummond, of Conversations with Ben Jonson at Hawthornden in January 1619, from a Manuscript entitled Informations be Ben Jonson to W.D., when he came to Scotland upon foot, 1619. (pp 241-270)
Laind, David
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Observations on Forteviot, the Site of the Ancient Capital of Scotland. (pp 271-279)
Skene, William F
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Collections relative to Vitrified Sites (continued from page 201). (pp 280-297)
Hibbert, S
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Notice of a Sepulchral Urn, with various Golden Ornaments, found on the Estate of the right Honourable the Earl of Fife, in Banffshire, in the year 1828. (pp 298)
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Account of the Discovery of a number of Ancient Canoes of solid oak, in Loch Doon, a fresh-water Lake in the county of Ayr. (pp 299-301)
Cathcart, Frederick Macadam
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Notice of an Ancient Bulwark discovered on the Sea-shore of the Lands of Wardie, near Edinburgh. (pp 302-304)
Boswall, Donaldson
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Description of the Hill Fort of Dun da Laimh, in the Parish of Laggan, District of Badenoch, Inverness-shire. (pp 305-312)
Mackay, Macintosh
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An Account of the remarkable Monument in the shape of a Cross, inscribed with Roman and Runic Letters, preserved in the Garden of Ruthwell Manse, Dumfriesshire. (pp 313-326)
Duncan, Rev Henry
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Letter from Thorleif Gudmundson Repp, A.M., F.S.A. Sc., to the Hon. Montstewart Elphinstone, Honorary Member S.A.Sc., regarding the Runic Inscription on the Monument at Ruthwell. (pp 327-336)
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An Account of the Cyrenaic Antiquities in the Museum of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland. With Historical Notices of the ancient City of Cyrene, in North Africa. (pp 337-344)
Weir, William
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A Short Account of some Carved Stones in Ross-shire, accompanied with a series of Outline Engravings. (pp 345-352)
Petley, Charles Carter
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Notes on an Ancient Cave, &c., discovered at Aldham, now called Seacliff, in East Lothian, in 1831. (pp 353-361)
Sligo, George
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Notes regarding various Remains of Antiquity, both of the Earlier and Middle Ages, observed during a recent Visit to the Hebrides. (pp 362-365)
Gregory, Donald
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A brief Notice of the small Figure cut in Ivory, supposed by Pennant to represent the King of Scotland in his Coronation Chair, and which was discovered in Dunstaffnage Castle. (pp 366-369)
Laing, David
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Notices of the Portrait of Mary, Queen of Scots, formerly in the Scottish College at Douay. (pp 370-371)
Menzies, John & Gillis, Rev James
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List of Donations from the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty's Treasury; with a Notice of the Gold Coins found in the Cathedral Church of Glasgow. (pp 372-375)
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Copy of the Inscriptions on the Tombs of Andrew Aiton, Rector of Spot, and George Conn, at Rome. (pp 376)
Trevelyan, W C
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Description of an Ancient Cross at Kilmory, in Argyleshire. (pp 377-381)
Wilson, Wilson Dobie
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Memorandum respecting the Tomb of Bishop Kennedy in the Chapel of St Salvador's College, St Andrews. (pp 382-384)
Chambers, Robert
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A Decreit of Spulzie, granted by the Lords of Council to William Bruce of Symbister in Zetland, against Patrick Earl of Orkney, 4th October 1609. (pp 385-398)
Laing, David
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Miscellaneous Communications. (pp 399-427)
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Letters respecting the Hawthornden Manuscripts in the possession of the Society, from James Boswell, Esq and the Secretary, in 1789. (pp 399-401)
Notice of Atkinson, Author of the Discovery of the Gold Mines in Scotland. (pp 402-404)
Trevelyan, W C
Petition of William Master of Tullibardin, 6th July 1606. (pp 405)
Gregory, Donald
On the Locality of the Slenauch field of battle between Bruce and Comyn, A.D. 1307-8. (pp 405-407)
Stuart, John
Warrant for the appointment of a Keeper of the Park at Holyrood House, in the year 1567. (pp 408-409)
A few Extracts from the Council Registers of the City of St Andrews, 1650-1725. (pp 409-412)
Letters from the Chevalier John Sobieski Stuart, and Philip B. Ainslie, Esq., relating to St Sueno's Stone at Forres, (pp 413-415)
Letter from Dr Hibbert-Ware, on the Sculptured Stones of Scotland. (pp 415-418)
Notice respecting the Brooch of Lorn, with an Engraving. (pp 419)
Notice of an Ancient Gold Seal found at Kinross. (pp 420-421)
Drysdale, William
Notices of Various Discoveries of Roman Remains at the Red Abbeystead, near the Village of Newstead, Roxburghshire. (pp 422-427)
Smith, John Alexander
Notice of a Scheme, with the Warrant of King James VII. and the Lords of Privy Council, for a Patent to be granted to certain Merchants in London, for Weighing up and Recovering Ships in the Scottish Seas, dated 26 May 1686. (pp 428-439)
Laing, David
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Notice of the Ancient Incised Slabs in the Abbey Church of Holyrood. (pp 440-447)
Seton, George
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Memorial from Fellows of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, against the proposed Demolition of Trinity College Church, Edinburgh, presented to the Town Council, 12th November 1844. (pp 448-450)
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Index (pp 451-453)
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