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St. George’s Club, Savile-row, is limited to 375 Catholic members. Election by ballot; ten members at least to vote. “If only ten vote, one black ball shall exclude; if more than ten and not more than twenty vote, then two black balls shall exclude; if more than twenty vote, then one black ball in every complete ten and in every fraction of ten shall exclude.” Entrance fee, £10 10s.; subscription, £10 10s.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879