Arbuckle to Merivale (Permanent Under-Secretary)
Junior M.P. Club
Charles Street
29th October
I have the honor to acknowledge the receipt of your letter of the 28th Instant informing me that there is no situation vacant in British Columbia, to which the Secretary of State could appoint me. May I beg that you will kindly inform me, in case of any appointment falling vacant there, I might look forward with sanguine expectations of being employed there.
I have the honor to be Sir
Your most obedient Servant
E. Vaughan Arbuckle
late of 39th Reg.

The Under Secretary of State
Colonial Office
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
I think I shd anr by saying that the Candidates for employment on Sir Edward's List, who have claims, are so numerous that he regrets to say he can hold out no hopes of being able to give the writer an office.
ABd 30 Octr
TFE 1 Nov
Annex dt.
C N. 2
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Carnarvon to Arbuckle, 11 November 1858, regretting that there is not much hope of Arbuckle securing a position.