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From George Cupples   4 January 1869

Summary

Receiving notes on inbreeding from T. T. Wright, who has long experience with the subject.

Reports six-toed pup.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  4 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 287
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6543

From George Cupples   11 January 1869

Summary

Writing to friends on CD’s behalf about deer: T. T. Wright, Archibald McNeill.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 288
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6548

From George Cupples   15 January 1869

Summary

Forwards A. McNeill’s letter on deer horns. McNeill wrote portion on deerhounds in William Scrope’s book [The art of deer-stalking (1838)].

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  15 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 289
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6555

From George Cupples   21 January 1869

Summary

Forwards reply from [Peter Robertson] head forester for Marquis of Breadalbane on development of horns in Scottish deer.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  21 Jan 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 290; DAR 86: A81–2
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6566

From George Cupples   11 March 1869

Summary

Differences in size and weight in deerhounds, with tables of comparative weights according to sex. Promises information on weights of deerhound puppies. Effects of cross- and inbreeding.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  11 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 83: 133–8, DAR 161: 282
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6657

From George Cupples   22 March 1869

Summary

Will look for sex ratio statistics.

Will weigh pups.

Deerhound breeding;

wolves.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  22 Mar 1869
Classmark:  DAR 161: 291
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6679

From George Cupples   [1 June 1869]

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Note on proportion of sexes born in sheep.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [1 June 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 85: B56
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6770

From George Cupples   20 June 1869

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On proportion of sexes in litters of dogs.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  20 June 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: 58–9
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6789

From George Cupples   13 September 1869

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Proportion of sexes in rats.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  13 Sept 1869
Classmark:  DAR 86: 75
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6889

From George Cupples   [4–10 November 1869]

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Weight statistics on deerhound puppies born 23 Sept 1869.

Author:  George Cupples
Addressee:  Charles Robert Darwin
Date:  [4–10 Nov 1869]
Classmark:  DAR 83: 147
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6970
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