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Gresham Club is
composed of merchants, bankers, and other gentlemen of known respectability. No
candidate is eligible until he has attained the age of twenty-one years.
Election by ballot of the members, of whom 30 must actually vote. One black ball
in ten shall exclude. Entrance fee, £21; subscription, £6 6s.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879