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Chapter 14: Fires and Chimneys. [pp.297-331]

A lazy watchman - Buildings fire-proof - Effect of alum solution - Experiments - Theory put into practice - Paper on factory chimneys - The three at the Dens - Effect of a gale - Importance of draught - Houses for workpeople - Spontaneous combustion - Danger of greasy waste and dust - Experiments on oils - Fires in 1865 - Simultaneous fires in 1866 - Charles Mackie's training of nephew James - Tour in manufacturing districts - Trouble from masons - The limited principle - Domestic troubles.

Chapter 5: Dundee in 1833. [pp.174-201]

Extent of flax trade in Dundee - Causes of increase - Mill workers in 1833 - Manufacturers - My first work after my return -Appointed manager of Upper Dens Mill - William Baxter and his sons - The firm and their mills - Dundee in 1833: its size - its streets - Gas lighting - Wants of the town - The trades of the town - Cost of food - Banks - Schools and education - Newspapers - Medical men - The harbour - Means of locomotion - Newtyle Railway - General description of the town.

Chapter 5: Extension of Works. [pp.85-111]

Railway speculation and depressed trade - Further improvements - Revolution in France - His brother's troubles - Turn of the tide in trade - Navy canvas for British Government - Evangile at Ailly - Birth of his son James Drummond - More power-looms - Cholera in Dundee - A home-sick Belgian - Jute spinning in Dundee - New mill begun in 1850 - Other buildings - Home life - Signs of prosperity in Dundee - Removal to Springhill - Infringement of Patent for hackling - Trial - John Drummond.

Particulars of subjects to let and manuscript note of property.

(i-iii) Particulars of subjects to let on the Estate of Duntrune, near Dundee. Includes mill lands, park, joiners shop, mill house and five cotter houses. Signed J. & J. Ogilvie. (iv) Manuscript note of property for lease on the Estate of Duntrune. [MS] Lists details of Mill lands with dwelling house, farm buildings and three cotter houses. Also lists details of joiners shop and sawmill. n.d.
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