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Cairn Cairn
Mr William Umphrey, Harrier
Mr Thomas Humphrey, Gravins
Mr John Humphrey Gravins
054 A heap of stones and rubbish situated in an arable field about 60 yards S.E. [South East] of the northernmost of the two houses known by the name of "Harrier," I was informed by Mr William Umphrey, the first authority, that about 10 years ago, a former occupier, now resident in Hametoun, while reusing stones from this Cairn found an earthenware vessel, in shape and size resembling a "2 gallon Dutch pot." but on applying to this person he denied all knowledge of it, I am inclined to think, however, that a vessel (which doubtless must have been an Urn) was found, and that the man's denial of its discovery was due to some superstitious idea,

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Parish of Walls, -- Foula, -- Shetland,
[Signed] A. McDonald 2nd Corpl R.E. [Corporal Royal Engineers]

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