Kinlock to Fortescue (Parliamentary Under-Secretary)
London - 87 Charlotte St.
by Percy St.
Decr 21st - 1863
I have the honor to submit my name as that of a Candidate for the post of Commissioner of Crown Lands in Vancouver's Island, or for other suitable Employment in that Island or elsewhere.
I have the honor respectfully to be
Your most Obedient
Humble Servant
Arthur Kinlock
formerly Captn 30th Regt
C.S. Fortescue Esqre, M.P.
Under Secretary of State
Minutes by CO staff
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Mr Elliot
This is an application for an appointment in V.C. Island or elsewhere. The Writer is I believe known in the Australian Dept.
VJ 24 Decr
This unfortunate gentleman has been out of his mind and is wholly unfit forManuscript image public employment. Draft a letter acknowledging receipt of his letter and inform him that His Grace regrets that he is unable to hold him out the prospect of employment. The draft, when prepared, should go in to the Duke for approval.
TFE 24 Decr
Documents enclosed with the main document (not transcribed)
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Kinlock to A. Birch, 23 December 1863, asking him to recommend him for employment. Marked "In 12373/63."
Other documents included in the file
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Rogers to Kinlock, 4 January 1864, advising that Newcastle could not hold out to him "any prospect of employment in the Colonies."
Minutes by CO staff
Mr Elliots Minute.