The contents are as follows:
(i) Photographs of the original manuscript (folio 1, 2, 5, 6);
(ii) Letters, 1894, 1918, to the publisher, David Douglas, about the edition (folios 3, 7, 10, 18-48);
(iii) A copy with manuscript corrections of pages 73-88 of the ‘Thirteenth report of the Historical Manuscripts Commission’, Appendix, Part VII (London, 1893) (the first publication of Lowther's journal) (folio 11);
(iv) Press cuttings, 1894, containing reviews of the book (folio 50);
(v) A draft printing of the appendix to the book before correction (folio 58);
(vi) A copy of H P Macmillan, 'The Court of Session in 1629' in ‘Juridical review’, volume xxii, pages 137-142 (folio 64);
(vii) A manuscript copy of an account of a visit to the Antonine Wall in 1697 taken from the ‘Thirteenth report of the Historical Manuscripts Commission’, Appendix, Part II, pages 54-57 (folio 68).