Found 3 August 1881, Oak Beach, Long Island, New York.
In a bottle:
YACHT MARGARET, July 14, 1881. We were wrecked in a heavy north-east wind off Faulkner’s Island soon after the sloop Commerce left us; two of the crew were washed off while furling the jib topsail. Please send this to my aunt, and address Mrs. W. H. Parsons, Rye, N. Y.
[New York Times, 7 August 1881]