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Doctors’ Commons was a society of lawyers practising civil law in London.

Charles Dickens become a freelance reporter, and reported from the Doctors’ Commons about crime cases. A distant relative, Thomas Charlton, was a freelance reporter at Doctors’ Commons, and Dickens was able to share his box there in order to report the legal proceedings.

This period informed works such as Nicholas Nickleby, Dombey and Son, and especially Bleak House

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