Victorian London - Directories - Dickens's Dictionary of London, by Charles Dickens, Jr., 1879 - "Reading Rooms"

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Reading Rooms.—
AMERICAN EXCHANGE AND READING ROOMS, 449, Strand.—Terms: 2s. per month (or less term); £2 a year. The largest collection of American newspapers on this side the Atlantic.
CITY CENTRAL NEWS ROOM, 13, Philpot-lane, E.C. — Terms: 15s. per year; 8s. half-year; 5s. per quarter; 2s. per month; 6d. per week. Single admission, 1d.
DEACON’S INDIAN & COLONIAL ROOMS, 154, Leadenhall-street.— Terms: Open free for the use of the customers of the firm. Strangers pay 30s. per annum. The proprietors, Messrs. Samuel Deacon and Co., act as agents for numerous English, Colonial, and Foreign papers, copies of which are filed by them, and they receive advertisements for the same. Established in 1822, and carried on uninterruptedly to the present time.
SEAMAN’S CHRISTIAN FRIEND SOCIETY’S SAILORS’ READING ROOMS, 215, St. George’s-street, London Docks, E.—Free.

Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879