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Description of buttons


Dont reply on computers to transcribe newspapers. You dont know what it will come up with :biggrin: Shirt buttons become something entirely different :rolleyes:

The Sydney Gazette and New South Wales Advertiser
Sunday 16 October 1808

To be Sold at the House of Sarah Packer, Pitt's Row, Sydney, the under mentioned Articles, at the lowest Prices. -- English and Bengal prints of various patterns English and India dimities, muslin of different patterns, nankeens cambric, muslin handkerchiefs, birds eye , Bandanna, and bundle do, pocket do; shirts fine and coarse, striped cotton for shirting, English check, shawls, Genlemen's superfine beaver hats, silk for petticoats, tape, bobbin, thread, silk, needles, pins, sh*t buttons :eek: and lace ; etc etc
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