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Royal Tunbridge Wells
stand up in the dance without claiming it. The custom among Ladies of allowing their acquaintance to stand up above them is inconvenient and improper, and those who do it, will be considered as violators of rule and decorum.
III.  The Master of the Ceremonies desires the company to come early, that the balls may begin at the usual hour of seven.
IV.  That there be a card-assembly every Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday, at each of the Rooms alternately.
V.  That   on Sunday Evenings, the Upper Rooms be  opened for public tea-drinking.— Admission   for that evening Is. each, tea included.
VI.  That a band of music be provided by the Master of the Ceremonies, qualified to play at the balls, and appointed likewise to play in the orchestra, which band is to be paid in the following manner, viz., The renters of the Public Rooms to pay six-pence out of the money they receive for the admission of every person at the balls, and a general subscription of the company,—every gentleman 10s. 6d. and every lady 5s. A book for which purpose is open in the Rooms.
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