Ship "Mersey" June 9th 1861 Dear Captain Smith, Having reached our destination after a prosperous and agreeable voyage of 105 days we cannot separate without thanking you most cordially for your very kind attention in making every arrangement in your power for our convenience and comfort, and in taking leave sincerely wish Mrs Smith and yourself every success and happiness, and a speedy voyage home We remain, Dear Captain Smith, Yours faithfully, H. Morrow, J.P., County Westmeath, Ireland for self & family James Stewart, Capt. 57th Regiment, for self and family Thos. Spence - Wm. Travers - W R Russell, Captain 14th Regiment John Morrow, Lieut. Royal Longford Rifles Hugh Morrow, Lieut. Westmeath Rifles Richard Sarkey, Alfred Rayner, Edward Gorton, Captain 57th Regiment. Transcribed by Jane Small (Thanks Jane!)