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To George Cupples   [6–9? January 1869]

Summary

Discusses the development of horns in reindeer and other deer.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  [6–9? Jan 1869]
Classmark:  Cupples 1894, p. 165
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6546F

To George Cupples   18 March [1869]

Summary

Suggests that Cupples weigh puppies from one week old, rather than two weeks old.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  18 Mar [1869]
Classmark:  Former collection of Pr. Georges Teissier (private collection)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6668F

To George Cupples   [June 1869 or later]

Summary

Wishes Cupples had said something about health. Sends regards to Mrs Cupples.

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  [June 1869 or later]
Classmark:  Antiquariat Inlibris (dealer) (AbeBooks.co.uk, accessed 15 November 2012)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-6770F

To George Cupples   20 November [1869]

Summary

Thanks GC for his assistance. "The data for all that I have to say about the Scotch deer-hound are, owing to you, almost sufficient; and much better data than I have got in many other cases." [See Descent 2: 260.]

Believes Dr Stirling would be compelled to admit some change in "the famous protoplasm in our domestic races, both in regard to the structure of the body & qualities of the mind".

Author:  Charles Robert Darwin
Addressee:  George Cupples
Date:  20 Nov [1869]
Classmark:  Det Kongelige Bibliotek, Copenhagen (NKS 4127 II, 4to)
Letter no:  DCP-LETT-7000

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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Summary

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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Summary

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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Summary

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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Summary

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

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
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