List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
New Assembly Rooms
New Assembly Rooms
Mr. McGowan
J.H. Bell
R. Kemp Esqre.
049 [situation] On the S.W. [South West] side and N.E. [North East] end of George Street.
A handsome And well Constructed building 3 Storeys high erected in 1826 by a Company or Association of Shareholders, the Management being vested in a Committee and Treasurer Chosen from the Members The Members are Chiefly gentlemen of independent fortune who occasionally assemble here at public dinner or public occasions in time of a Cattle Shew &c &c. The lower Apartments of the building are appropriated to the dwelling of the Caretaker And to lumber, - the middle Storey which is level with the Street is the Ball-room or room of assembly And in Connection with which there are other appropriate apartments, Such as Ladies dressing & Gents dr. [dressing] The Ball-room is often let for public lectures Balls &c.

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