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Chandos Club, Langham-place. Proprietary. Established as a social club for the convenience of members of the three professions, divinity, law and medicine, civil engineer officers of Her Majesty's forces, and civilians of position. Besides the usual club accommodation, there are bedrooms in the house for the use of members. The town subscription is £3 3s and the country £2 2s, without entrance fee.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879