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1893 text

This is the Mall in St. James’s Park, which was made by Charles II., the former Mall (Pall Mall) having been built upon during the Commonwealth. Charles II. also formed the canal by throwing the several small ponds into one.

This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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The Mall.

From Davidsons biography of Queen Catherine...

"the Mall with a hundred and fifty elm trees that shaded it on both sides, and the handsome houses that overlooked it."

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