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Parliament-street.óNo special qualification. The committee elect, seven are a
quorum, and three black balls exclude. The entrance fee is £21; the
subscription for town
members, £10 10s.; for country members, or such as do no habitually reside within 100 mile of London £7 7s. The payment of a sum of £150 by a town member, and £100 by a country member, in addition to the entrance fee and any subscription already paid, constitutes a life membership.
Charles Dickens (Jr.), Dickens's Dictionary of London, 1879