London, St. James's, Boodles Club, One Guinea Gambling Ticket
Boodle's is a Private Members' Club, founded in 1762 by the Earl of Shelburne, later the Marquess of Lansdowne and Prime Minister. The Club was originally located at 49-51 Pall Mall, and moved to its present premises at 28 St. James's Street in 1782. The Club was named after its Head Waiter, Edward Boodle.
The betting book is treasured by the club and has been much used. It lists bets made between members, including many made by Beau Brummel, and lists subscribers to lotteries for 'The Oaks' and 'Derby' horse races.
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