Posted by Bob Whitworth on July 28, 1998 at 11:00:26:
In response to Almack's & The Season, written by Peg on July 07, 1998 at 09:27:53
Army officers would have been among those "attending" Almack's, where they rubbed elbows with Lords, etc. and lost -- or won -- at the gaming tables.
After checking my sources, I decided to see if there was any other information on Almack's, and found a good description on Kristine Hughes's
Society of London Ladies site. I think she has pretty much the same sources that I do, and you'll find some interesting details there.
There are some descriptions by Prince Puckler-Muskau (Pickle-Mustard, according to T. Hook's Mrs. Ramsbottom).
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