Minute Books of the New Speculative Society, Scotland, St Andrews Branch.
Volume I: 1872-1879, Volume II: 1879-1882. Constitution and rules stuck into flyleaf, giving objectives of the society, 'to promote and countenance freedom of thought, opinion, and criticism, on all speculative matters; to facilitate the interchange of ideas among thinkers; to encourage the unfettered expression of all well-matured convictions on subjects of science, philosophy, and theology; and to advance the interests of liberal education throughout the country'. List of members. Account of the founding of branch of the Society in St Andrews for the convenience of members in Fife and Forfarshire, to meet on a different night from the Edinburgh and Glasgow meetings, 1872. A note of the meetings of the society, business matters, the members present, and the titles of the papers read, including The pagan spirit, Is the supernatural verifiable on the basis of experience?, Dualism in thought and in existence, The doctrine of the inner light, How are satisfactory relations between employers and employed to be attained?, Some moral and religious aspects of (so-called) modern spiritualism, The regulation of traffic in intoxicating liquors.