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Royal Tunbridge Wells
Nash improved the orchestra, assumed con­trol of the Assembly-rooms, organised the entertainments, and issued his famous code of
Rules to be Observed at Bath
1.  That a visit of ceremony at first coming and another at going away, are all that are expected or desired, by ladies of quality and fashion—except impertinents.
2.  That ladies coming to the ball appoint a time for their footmen coming to wait on them home, to prevent disturbance and inconveni­ence to themselves and others.
3.  That gentlemen of fashion never appearing in a morning before the ladies in gowns and caps, show breeding and respect.
4.  That no person take it ill that any one goes to another's play, or breakfast, and not theirs;—except captious by nature.
5.  That no gentleman give his ticket for the balls to any but gentlewomen. N.B.—Unless he has none of his acquaintance.
6.  That gentlemen crowding before the ladies at the ball, shew ill manners; and that none do so for the future—except such as respect nobody but themselves.
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