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The (Literary) Club

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The (Literary) Club was founded in the Turk's Head Tavern, Gerrard Street, by Dr Samuel Johnson & Joshua Reynolds 1764. The members included: Goldsmith, Boswell, Burke, Reynolds, Garrick.

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The (Literary) Club

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Johnson & Reynolds - The Club

Westminster City Council Here in the former Turk's Head Tavern Dr Samuel Joh...

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