Top Left – Lady: “Kiss My Sunday pocket you tarey harsed Buger A soldier for me”
(Note the author is a soldier, like John Buttrey)
Top Middle – Sailor: “Stop my … here is a purse of gold for you only give me one Night’s lodgings With you.”
Bottom – Drum major shouting “Her (?) Uniform for the Drum major Boy H.M. 34th Regiment for the year 1804 & 5″
Transcribed by Sandra Cameron and Ian Bell.
Ed. note: John Buttrey was in India with the 34th Regiment in 1804-05.