THE HOWRAH TESTIMONIALS. Ship Howrah, November, 1874.
ro "W. R, Grkayrs, Esq. Sm— lt is the wish -of the emigrants at present under your command on board the ship Howrah to express their thanks to you, and through you to tbe officers and crew of tiie ship, for the universal kind treatment experienced by tw at the hands of all. The Able conduct of the vessel by yourself and chief officers is of itself a matter of congratulation, and the gravest confidence has been inspired in us by the manly spirit in which everything has been done. We are' under the deepest obligation to you for our safe arrival uito port, and we wish especially to reefer to -iho constant and unvarying exertions on the part of the ship's Officers, who, in addition to their responsible duties, have never failed to accommodate us to the utmost extent in their, power. It is our humble opinion?fchat the crew, without' a single exception aavc behaved admirably, and always responded to their various calls in a manly spirit, If anything has occurred that may be considered irregular on the part of any on« of them, we desire that it may be overlooked in consideration of their general good conduct In taking leave of you with whom we have been so closely associated, we, desire that you may be all spared to continue in your line of profession so creditably maintained, and wish every BUCcess,to the fl ship Howrah. On behalf of the «mi« its, vre remain, sir, your obedient ser< ts, . , [Here follow the signatures.] Shipltowrah, . November, 1374* To J. Eastox, Esq., Surgeon. >Stß— lt is the wish of tbt emigrants at present under your charge, on board the ship Howrah, to express tfieir thanks and sense of merit for your courteous and agreeable behaviour toward them tiutragh* out the voyage, and for your kind and o<v.siderate treatment in all cases -where medically required. ; - » - Aye consider that your labors have been exceptionally arduous, .more ©specially on account of there being so many families with children of tender age, and) although it hns pleased God to take aw»y, po many souls from amongst us while- on -this voyage, we feel conviuced that you performed your duty with care and iuteßb»t, 'under a higli sense of your responsibility. It is abpiOur opinion that the sanitary &rra'ng%m&ts of the ship have been eon* stantly and effectually carried out, and no paina have' been spared t» ameliorate the . hardships and discomforts peculiar to a long voyage. We have no doubt that it is through your sanitary supervision that so many of us have been able, by God's mercy, *to arrive in good health at our destinajnbn, and. it is the, knowledge of this fact'that prompts us to thank you for your .services m connection with us, and in taking (are* well to wish you every prosperity for the future. . > ¦./ iu j •, On behalf of the emigrantg, we remain, sir, your obedient servants.; < , .. Xt - . [Here follow the signatures.] ¦ ; ,'
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