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Darwin Correspondence Project


George Cupples


Scottish writer and dog breeder. Served as an apprentice on an eighteen-month voyage to India and back on the Patriot King, circa 1838; had his indentures cancelled on his return. Studied arts and theology at Edinburgh University for eight years. Published a number of novels and other books, and wrote many articles and stories for journals. Bred Scottish deer-hounds.


Correspondence vol. 16, letter from George Cupples, 1 May 1868

Cupples 1894

Modern English biography