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Club Life of London, Vol. I (of 2) With Anecdotes of the Clubs, Coffee-Houses and Taverns of the Metropolis During the 17th, 18th, and 19th Centuries

By John Timbs
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Table of Contents
  • CLUB LIFE OF LONDON.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ORIGIN OF CLUBS.
  • THE MERMAID CLUB.
  • THE APOLLO CLUB.
  • EARLY POLITICAL CLUBS.
  • THE OCTOBER CLUB.
  • THE SATURDAY, AND BROTHERS CLUBS.
  • THE SCRIBLERUS CLUB.
  • THE CALVES' HEAD CLUB.
  • THE KING'S HEAD CLUB.
  • STREET CLUBS.
  • THE MOHOCKS.
  • BLASPHEMOUS CLUBS.
  • MUG-HOUSE CLUBS.
  • THE KIT-KAT CLUB.
  • THE TATLER'S CLUB IN SHIRE-LANE.
  • THE ROYAL SOCIETY CLUB.
  • THE COCOA-TREE CLUB.
  • ALMACK'S CLUB.
  • ALMACK'S ASSEMBLY-ROOMS.
  • BROOKES'S CLUB.
  • "FIGHTING FITZGERALD" AT BROOKES'S.
  • ARTHUR'S CLUB.
  • WHITE'S CLUB.
  • BOODLE'S CLUB.
  • THE BEEF-STEAK SOCIETY.
  • CAPTAIN MORRIS, THE BARD OF THE BEEF-STEAK SOCIETY.
  • BEEF-STEAK CLUBS.
  • CLUB AT TOM'S COFFEE-HOUSE.
  • THE KING OF CLUBS.
  • WATIER'S CLUB.
  • MR. CANNING AT THE CLIFFORD-STREET CLUB.
  • ECCENTRIC CLUBS.
  • JACOBITE CLUB.
  • THE WITTINAGEMOT OF THE CHAPTER COFFEE-HOUSE.
  • THE ROXBURGHE CLUB DINNERS.
  • THE SOCIETY OF PAST OVERSEERS, WESTMINSTER.
  • THE ROBIN HOOD.
  • THE BLUE-STOCKING CLUB.
  • THE IVY-LANE CLUB.
  • THE ESSEX HEAD CLUB.
  • THE LITERARY CLUB.
  • GOLDSMITH'S CLUBS.
  • THE DILETTANTI SOCIETY.
  • THE ROYAL NAVAL CLUB.
  • THE WYNDHAM CLUB.
  • THE TRAVELLERS' CLUB.
  • THE UNITED SERVICE CLUB.
  • THE ALFRED CLUB.
  • THE ORIENTAL CLUB.
  • THE ATHENÆUM CLUB.
  • THE UNIVERSITY CLUB.
  • ECONOMY OF CLUBS.
  • THE UNION CLUB.
  • THE GARRICK CLUB.
  • THE REFORM CLUB.
  • THE CARLTON CLUB.
  • THE CONSERVATIVE CLUB.
  • THE OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE CLUB.
  • THE GUARDS' CLUB.
  • THE ARMY AND NAVY CLUB.
  • THE JUNIOR UNITED SERVICE CLUB.
  • CROCKFORD'S CLUB.
  • "KING ALLEN," "THE GOLDEN BALL," AND SCROPE DAVIES.
  • THE FOUR-IN-HAND CLUB.
  • WHIST CLUBS.
  • PRINCE'S CLUB RACQUET COURTS.
  • AN ANGLING CLUB.
  • THE RED LIONS.
  • THE COVENTRY, ERECTHEUM, AND PARTHENON CLUBS.
  • ANTIQUARIAN CLUBS,—THE NOVIOMAGIANS.
  • THE ECCENTRICS.
  • DOUGLAS JERROLD'S CLUBS.
  • CHESS CLUBS.
  • APPENDIX.
  • ALMACK'S.
  • CLUBS AT THE THATCHED HOUSE.
  • THE KIT-KAT CLUB.
  • WATIER'S CLUB.
  • CLUBS OF 1814.
  • GAMING-HOUSES KEPT BY LADIES.
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