TCD MS 10853 folio 136 recto
Sandys,Courtenay,Coade,Moore, and many others, not forgetting the cooks who were marvels. As for the boys, well first and foremost were my good friends, Bissell,Bears,Bullock,Brown, (the 4 B’s) Hignett,White,Dezell,Mills,Hutchinson,Issy Smith,Melly,Clarke,Turner,Pike,Walters,Waters,Fotheringham,Allan, 2 Davis’s,Laffan,Miller,Cresswell,Wilkinson and many others. It was indeed a very happy party.
Then the outside friends,Captain Mann,Mr.Rea,Mrs.Brown,Mrs. Eustace,Mrs.Purser,Mr & Mrs. Wilkinson,Miss Curwen, Dr.Osborne,Mr.Oakes and Family,and Mrs. Leslie-Ellis.
Many of the boys I shall never see again but I hope to see many of my other friends and the “Sisters”.