Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Monday,
April 12, 1852
Conneautville, PA Correspondence letter to John Ingersoll
Wednesday,
September 29, 1852
Mount Vernon, IL Correspondence letter to John Ingersoll
Friday,
January 14, 1853
Mount Vernon, IL Correspondence letter to John Ingersoll

reading Burns & Shakespeare

Thursday,
December 29, 1853
Humphrey's County, TN Correspondence letter to John Ingersoll

teaching in rural Tenn.

Saturday,
May 5, 1866
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Ebon

will deliver at lecture week after next on Progress

Wednesday,
June 27, 1866
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Ebon
Thursday,
July 5, 1866
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Ebon
Thursday,
June 20, 1867
45 Main Street
Peoria, IL
Correspondence Letter to Ebon

address to Germans on Tuesday – religious people making quite a fight on me now…

Monday,
July 8, 1867
45 Main Street
Peoria, IL
Correspondence Letter to Ebon
Wednesday,
March 31, 1869
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Ebon
Monday,
October 24, 1870
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Clark
Thursday,
February 16, 1871
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Sue

visiting Washington

Thursday,
February 23, 1871
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Sue

will return home first week of March

Sunday,
December 3, 1871
Monmouth, IL Correspondence Letter to Clark
Thursday,
June 18, 1874
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Aunt Candice

Mentions travelling east this summer. May give her a copy of a book having published.

Wednesday,
June 24, 1874
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint & Sue
Wednesday,
July 29, 1874
St. Nicholas? Hotel
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Sue & Clint

Will go to Boston this week

Sunday,
August 16, 1874
Lelands Ocean Hotel
Long Branch, NY
Correspondence Letter to Sue & Clint
Tuesday,
August 25, 1874
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Sue & Clint

will be home next week

Sunday,
December 13, 1874
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Monday,
January 11, 1875
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Eva and Maud

will leave for New York tonight – start for home Tuesday”

Tuesday,
February 16, 1875
Tremont House
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to Eva and Maud

“been in court nearly all day”

Wednesday,
March 17, 1875
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to Leon J. North(?) Esq.

Concerning phrenology & religious ideas

Tuesday,
September 28, 1875
London, England Correspondence Letter to household

will be home about Nov 2nd

Wednesday,
August 16, 1876
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to household

heading to Old Orchard Beach,ME

Sunday,
August 20, 1876
Rockland, ME Correspondence Letter to household

came from Boston by steamship

Tuesday,
August 22, 1876
Portland, ME Correspondence Letter to household
Friday,
September 8, 1876
Portland, ME Correspondence Letter to household

have had continual oration in Maine. Will reach home next Friday.

Saturday,
October 14, 1876
Peoria, IL Correspondence letter to Col Babcock

will give Chicago address on 21st

Monday,
November 13, 1876
Chicago, IL Correspondence Telegram to Wife
Monday,
November 27, 1876
St. Nicholas? Hotel
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Children

We go in the morning to Hartford, back here on Friday, home Monday next

Friday,
January 12, 1877
Grand Pacific Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to Eva & Maud
Tuesday,
February 13, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint

may be home next Monday

Tour:
77A
Tuesday,
February 20, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint

met the ‘folks’ at Altoona on

Tour:
77A
Thursday,
February 22, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Saturday,
March 3, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint

discusses leaving Peoria

Thursday,
March 8, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint

will deliver a lecture in NY on the 14th on the political situation.

Friday,
March 9, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Monday,
March 12, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter

to NY city resident, saying he will support Hayes in lecture

Saturday,
April 14, 1877
St. Louis, MO Correspondence Letter to Clint

leaving for Kansas City

Tour:
77C
Friday,
May 11, 1877
Cheyenne, WY Correspondence Letter to household

leaving for Denver at 3AM, lecture there next Monday night

Tour:
77C
Monday,
May 14, 1877
Cheyenne, WY Correspondence Letter to household

tomorrow we leave direct for San Francisco – will NOT stop in Salt Lake – could not get a hall

Tour:
77C
Tuesday,
May 15, 1877
8000 feet above the sea
Laramie, WY
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Thursday,
May 17, 1877
11:00 AM
Carlin, NV Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
1877 Rose Creek, NV Correspondence Letter to household

453 miles from San Francisco, locomotive left track

Tour:
77C
Saturday,
May 19, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Monday,
May 21, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
May 23, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household

splendid house last night

Tour:
77C
Monday,
May 28, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
May 30, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Thursday,
May 31, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household

Going today to San Jose. to speak at Stockton tomorrow

Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 7, 1877
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Saturday,
June 16, 1877
Golden Eagle Hotel
Sacramento, CA
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Wednesday,
June 20, 1877
International Hotel
Virginia City, NV
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 21, 1877
International Hotel
Virginia City, NV
Correspondence Letter to household

lectured last night in Carson City

Tour:
77C
Saturday,
June 23, 1877
Virginia City, NV Correspondence Letter to Clint

going to Carson City – then Lake Tahoe – then San Francisco

Tour:
77C
Thursday,
June 28, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household

home around the 11th of July

Tour:
77C
Saturday,
June 30, 1877
San Francisco, CA Correspondence Letter to household

start for home say 6th of July – something about cool as the audience at Quincy (IL? MA?)

Tour:
77C
Tuesday,
November 6, 1877
Kennard House
Cleveland, OH
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77D
Saturday,
November 10, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77D
Thursday,
November 15, 1877
Butterfield House
Utica, NY
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77D
Tuesday,
November 20, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint

will be at the house next month

Thursday,
November 22, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Saturday,
November 24, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Sunday,
November 25, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Thursday,
November 29, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Monday,
December 3, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Peoria Call

Responding to letter from Dr. Gregg of Ireland

Monday,
December 10, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Sue

will lecture in Troy NY on 17th – then Lafayette on the 20th

Wednesday,
December 12, 1877
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household

will lecture at Troy, Dunkirk & Lafayette

Tour:
77E
Friday,
December 14, 1877
1417 G Street
Washington, DC
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
77E
Wednesday,
January 23, 1878
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household

lecture on Ghosts tonight?

Friday,
January 25, 1878
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Saturday,
January 26, 1878
1417 G Street
Washington, DC
Correspondence Letter to household
Monday,
February 4, 1878
Bevoost(?) House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household

lecture last night

Tour:
78B
Wednesday,
February 6, 1878
1417 G Street
Washington, DC
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
78B
Wednesday,
February 13, 1878
1417 G Street
Washington, DC
Correspondence Letter to household
Thursday,
February 14, 1878
Washington, DC Correspondence Correspondence from RGI to Utica theater
Saturday,
February 16, 1878
1417 G Street
Washington, DC
Correspondence Letter to household
Wednesday,
March 6, 1878
The Brunswick
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
78C
Thursday,
March 14, 1878
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint

returned to Washington this morning

Tour:
78C
Saturday,
March 16, 1878
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Washington Post

concerning story that Ingersoll didn�t pay his hotel bill in RI

Tuesday,
May 14, 1878
New Haven, CT Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78D
Thursday,
May 16, 1878
Haverhill, MA Correspondence Letter to Maud

written just before lecture

Tour:
78D
Friday,
May 17, 1878
Parker House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78D
Monday,
May 20, 1878
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to Maud

going to be home Wednesday

Tour:
78D
Tuesday,
May 21, 1878
Massasoit House
Springfield, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78D
Sunday,
August 18, 1878
The Royal Hotel
Edinburgh, Scotland
Correspondence Letter to household
Monday,
August 19, 1878
Ayr Arms Hotel
Ayr, Scotland
Correspondence Letter to household
Saturday,
August 24, 1878
Royal Hotel
London, England
Correspondence Letter to household
Monday,
August 26, 1878
Hotel de Lamiraute
Paris, France
Correspondence Letter to household
Saturday,
September 28, 1878
Burlington, VT Correspondence Letter to children

“the houses have been good and enthusiastic”

Tour:
78E
Wednesday,
October 2, 1878
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
78E
Thursday,
October 3, 1878
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
78E
Friday,
October 4, 1878
Providence, RI Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78E
Monday,
October 7, 1878
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

just got back from Philadelphia, “have cancelled 1 week of engagements to be home with you”

Tour:
78E
Thursday,
October 10, 1878
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78E
Tuesday,
October 29, 1878
Albany, NY Correspondence Letter to household

lecture last night

Tour:
78F
Thursday,
October 31, 1878
Syracuse, NY Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 3, 1878
Buffalo, NY Correspondence Letter to household

Houses better than in New England

Tour:
78F
Tuesday,
November 12, 1878
Burdick House
Kalamazoo, MI
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78F
Wednesday,
November 20, 1878
Burnet House
Cincinnati, OH
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
78F
Sunday,
November 24, 1878
Phillips House
Hamilton, OH
Correspondence Letter to Maud

received letter last night at Dayton

Tour:
78F
Monday,
November 25, 1878
Lagonda House
St. Louis, MO
Correspondence Letter home

will be at the house Friday evening, Reading on Saturday, Baltimore on

Tour:
99B
Saturday,
March 8, 1879
Harrisburg, PA Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
79A
Tuesday,
March 11, 1879
Kennard House
Cleveland, OH
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
79A
Monday,
March 17, 1879
Bancroft House
East Saginaw, MI
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
79A
Thursday,
April 17, 1879
Galt House
Sterling, IL
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
79B
Sunday,
May 25, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to household
Wednesday,
June 4, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Phil. Hotel

letter to hotel owner cancelling Ebon’s reservation

Sunday,
June 8, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Clint & Sue

going to Pittsburgh tonight – be back the 10th

Tour:
79C
Tuesday,
June 17, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Addison Sangdon(?) Esq

concerning immortality

Tuesday,
July 8, 1879
Washington Correspondence Letter to Mr Wakeman(?)

seems to be involved with the Obscenity trial of Bennett

Friday,
July 11, 1879
Washington Correspondence Letter to the President

concerning D. M. Bennett

Thursday,
July 17, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to D.M. Bennett

concerning meeting with the President

Friday,
July 18, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to D.M. Bennett

concerning protests against the Bennett pardon

Tuesday,
July 22, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to D.M. Bennett

concerning final efforts to win his pardon

Wednesday,
July 23, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to lawyers in Kansas City
Saturday,
July 26, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Hon. J.J. Noah

concerning anti-semitism

Monday,
July 28, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to ??
Tuesday,
July 29, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to E. C. Wheeler
Wednesday,
July 30, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to H. B. Titus
Thursday,
July 31, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Simon J. Kilduff Esq.
Thursday,
August 21, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Personal correspondance

concerning “obscene literature”

Wednesday,
September 17, 1879
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to H.L. Green

quoted in Jamestown NY paper – concerning lecture at Chautauqua

Thursday,
October 23, 1879
Law Office
Washington, DC
Correspondence Letter to Editor

concerning liberalism of Cornell

Monday,
November 10, 1879
Canton, OH Correspondence Letter to Eva & Maud

very good house last night, met Mark Twain in the cars

Tour:
79F
Saturday,
November 15, 1879
Hotel Clinton
Kokomo, IN
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
79F
Tuesday,
December 16, 1879
Merchant's Hotel
Johnstown, PA
Correspondence Letter to Girls Tour:
79G
Friday,
December 19, 1879
Neil House
Columbus, OH
Correspondence Letter to children

going home for Christmas

Tour:
79G
Monday,
January 12, 1880
Xenia, OH Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
80A
Tuesday,
January 13, 1880
Springfield, OH Correspondence Letter to Clint

Something about Leadville?? Receipt of $334.75 from Terre Haute

Tour:
80A
Monday,
January 19, 1880
Buffalo, NY Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
80A
Tuesday,
February 3, 1880
Lawrence House
Adrian, MI
Correspondence Letter to children

“spoke last night for 2 hours forty minutes, and people said Go on”.

Tour:
80B
Thursday,
February 5, 1880
Burdick House
Kalamazoo, MI
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80B
Thursday,
February 26, 1880
Washington Correspondence Letter to Samual Putnam
Tuesday,
April 13, 1880
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80C
Wednesday,
April 14, 1880
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80C
Sunday,
September 19, 1880
Grand Pacific Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80E
Monday,
September 20, 1880
Chicago, IL Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80E
Tuesday,
September 21, 1880
Chicago, IL Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80E
Thursday,
September 23, 1880
Lafayette, IN Correspondence Letter to children

Leaving in a few moments for South Bend

Tour:
80E
Saturday,
September 25, 1880
Chicago, IL Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80E
Sunday,
September 26, 1880
Chicago, IL Correspondence Letter to children

Immense audience at Ligonier – Just starting for Milwaulkee

Tour:
80E
Monday,
September 27, 1880
Chicago, IL Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
80E
Sunday,
October 3, 1880
Peoria, IL Correspondence Letter to wife

Leaving in morning for Ohio – political speeching tour

Tour:
80E
Friday,
December 31, 1880
Correspondence Letter to theater owner
Friday,
April 8, 1881
New Haven, CT Correspondence Letter to children

from undated clipping – but dateable due to Meriden incident

Tour:
81A
Sunday,
May 22, 1881
St. Louis, MO Correspondence Letter to Maude

returning home Wednesday?

Tour:
81B
Tuesday,
December 13, 1881
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to J.E. Remsburg
Friday,
November 10, 1882
Saginaw, MI Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
82C
Tuesday,
November 14, 1882
Sawyer House
Stillwater, MN
Correspondence Letter to Eve Tour:
82C
Wednesday,
November 15, 1882
Nicollet House
Minneapolis, MN
Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
82C
Saturday,
November 18, 1882
Rock Island, IL Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
82C
Wednesday,
November 22, 1882
The Pacific
St. Joseph, MO
Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
82C
Sunday,
November 26, 1882
Grand Pacific Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to Maude Tour:
82C
Tuesday,
January 16, 1883
Washington, DC Correspondence Letter to Col. Thomas Donaldson
Wednesday,
February 20, 1884
Grand Pacific Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to household

leaving tomorrow about noon

Tour:
84A
Saturday,
March 1, 1884
Springer, NM Correspondence Letter to household

gives travel details for past few days – no lectures noted

Thursday,
March 13, 1884
Leavenworth, KS Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
84B
Friday,
March 21, 1884
Springer, NM Correspondence Letter to home Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
May 13, 1884
Providence, RI Correspondence Letter to Clint Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
May 14, 1884
New Haven, CT Correspondence Letter to home Tour:
84B
Monday,
May 19, 1884
Mansion House
Buffalo, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

came from Albany, next to Erie, PA

Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
July 30, 1884
Helena, MT Correspondence Letter to household

have lectured here twice – leave in few moments for Butte City

Tour:
84E
Friday,
August 1, 1884
O'Neil's Hotel
Garrison, MT
Correspondence Letter to household

I speak in Butte twice – tonight & tomorrow night – shall be in Portland on the 10th

Tour:
84E
Saturday,
August 2, 1884
Mt. Vernon Hotel
Butte, MT
Correspondence Letter to Mother-in-law Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
August 6, 1884
Spokane, WA Correspondence Letter to household

Spoke here last night

Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 13, 1884
Palace Hotel
San Francisco, CA
Correspondence Letter to household

interviews in the Sun & Examiner

Tour:
84E
Thursday,
October 9, 1884
Los Angeles, CA Correspondence Letter to household

lectured here last night

Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
November 5, 1884
Maudeva
Chico Springs, NM
Correspondence Letter to household

Springfield IL on the 24th?

Tuesday,
November 11, 1884
Maudeva
Chico Springs, NM
Correspondence Letter to household

Have just concluded a new lecture called “Which Way?”

Friday,
November 28, 1884
Union Depot Hotel
Vincennes, IN
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
84F
Saturday,
December 6, 1884
Greencastle, IN Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
84F
Wednesday,
January 14, 1885
Pittsfield, MA Correspondence Letter home Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 14, 1885
American House
Pittsfield, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 17, 1885
Falmouth House
Portland, ME
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 22, 1885
Windsor Hotel
Gloversville, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

came from Auburn, going to Amsterdam

Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 24, 1885
Powers Hotel
Rochester, NY
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
85A
Monday,
January 26, 1885
The Genesee Hotel
Buffalo, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

just starting for Rochester

Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 27, 1885
Bradford, PA Correspondence Letter to Clint Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 27, 1885
St. James Hotel
Bradford, PA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
March 31, 1885
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint

was in Hartford,CT yesterday on lawsuit

Thursday,
April 16, 1885
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to children

will be in Hartford on Saturday, Boston on Monday, then Providence – location uncertain

Monday,
June 22, 1885
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
85F
Tuesday,
August 25, 1885
Long Beach, NY Correspondence Letter to household
Thursday,
August 27, 1885
Long Beach, NY Correspondence Letter to Sue

had better deliver a few lectures in NH & VT

Saturday,
September 5, 1885
Cleveland, OH Correspondence Letter to children
Tuesday,
September 8, 1885
Cleveland, OH Correspondence Letter to Clint

had been in Cleavland for 10 days on law case

Friday,
September 11, 1885
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household

mentions Rutland, VT – next Tuesday

Thursday,
September 24, 1885
Kearsarge House
Portsmouth, NH
Correspondence Letter to children

dup of event 392?

Tour:
85G
Thursday,
September 24, 1885
Portsmouth, NH Correspondence Letter home Tour:
85G
Friday,
October 2, 1885
Haverhill, MA Correspondence Letter to children

fixing up the lecture on Myth & Miracle – hope to have it alright for night

Tour:
85G
Sunday,
October 4, 1885
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children

heading for Concord NH, then NY, maybe Cleveland

Tour:
85G
Thursday,
November 5, 1885
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint

plans to be in Chicago on Nov 22, some city in NY on Nov 29.

Tour:
85G
Saturday,
November 7, 1885
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
85G
Sunday,
November 8, 1885
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
85G
Monday,
November 16, 1885
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to children

looking at houses

Tour:
85G
Tuesday,
November 17, 1885
Hoffman House
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household

renting 101 Fifth Ave

Tour:
85G
Wednesday,
March 3, 1886
Denison Hotel
Indianapolis, IN
Correspondence Letter to Maude
Saturday,
February 12, 1887
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Remsburg

On “The Fathers of Our Republic”

Saturday,
April 2, 1887
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Remsburg

On the death of Remsburg’s 2 year old son

Friday,
June 3, 1887
40 Wall Street Law Office
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Howard C. Trip

On Prohibition

Saturday,
July 2, 1887
89 Fifth Ave
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household

taking the yahct on Wednesday – going to Newport & possibly Marblehead – cool time in Syracuse(?)

Wednesday,
July 6, 1887
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to T.B. Murdock

About prohibition

Thursday,
September 8, 1887
Law Office Wall Street
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint
Saturday,
September 10, 1887
40 Wall Street Law Office
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to household

talking about Fields debate to be published in November

Saturday,
August 11, 1888
Lake George, NY Correspondence Letter to Clint

On vacation

Tuesday,
August 14, 1888
Lake George, NY Correspondence Letter to Clint

On vacation

Monday,
April 8, 1889
Virginia Beach, VA Correspondence Letter to household
Tuesday,
June 11, 1889 *
Date is approximate
Windsor Hotel
Saratoga Springs, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

Month uncertain – heading for Toledo tomorrow

Tuesday,
June 25, 1889
45 Fifth Ave
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to E. R. Johnes

about Immortality

Tuesday,
August 13, 1889
Far Rockaway, NY Correspondence Dear Folks

“Wave Crest”

Sunday,
February 9, 1890
400 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Dr. Watts

about secularism debate held in Nova Scotia

Friday,
January 30, 1891
Grand Pacific Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children
Saturday,
January 31, 1891
West Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
Correspondence Letter to children
Wednesday,
February 4, 1891
The Helena Hotel
Helena, MT
Correspondence Letter to children

Involved in mandemous case

Saturday,
May 16, 1891
St. Paul, MN Correspondence Letter to Clint

“we start in a moment for Butte”

Wednesday,
February 10, 1892
Hotel Iroquois
Buffalo, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud & Eva

leave in the morning for Cleveland

Tour:
92A
Friday,
February 19, 1892
Chicago, IL Correspondence letter home Tour:
92A
Friday,
August 12, 1892
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint & Sue
Sunday,
August 14, 1892
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint & Sue
Monday,
August 15, 1892
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint & Sue
Friday,
August 19, 1892
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint and Sue

“have to go into the talking business in a few months”

Tuesday,
August 23, 1892
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint and Sue
Sunday,
September 4, 1892
Correspondence Dear Folks
Thursday,
September 8, 1892
New York, NY Correspondence Dear Folks
Thursday,
January 26, 1893
Dowagiac, MI Correspondence Letter to wife Tour:
93A
Saturday,
April 22, 1893
Royal Hotel
Hamilton, ONT
Correspondence Letter to children

leave in a few moments for London(Ontario)

Tour:
93C
Friday,
May 5, 1893
St. George Hotel
Evansville, IN
Correspondence Letter to children

only 2 lectures after tonight then head for home

Tour:
93C
Sunday,
June 4, 1893
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint and Sue
Sunday,
June 18, 1893
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint and Sue
Monday,
September 4, 1893
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint
Wednesday,
January 31, 1894
Grand Pacific
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to Maud

times are hard will not have a good house on either night

Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 8, 1894
Union Hotel
Burlington, IA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 9, 1894
Ballingall's
Ottumwa, IA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94B
Sunday,
February 11, 1894
Savery House
Des Moines, IA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94B
Monday,
February 12, 1894
Kimball Hotel
Davenport, IA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
94B
Tuesday,
February 13, 1894
Hotel Julien
Dubuque, IA
Correspondence Letter to children

splendid house at Davenport. Should be home on the 25th

Tour:
94B
Wednesday,
February 14, 1894
Hotel Julien
Dubuque, IA
Correspondence Letter to children

Fine house here last night. Just starting for La Crosse.

Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 15, 1894
West Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
Correspondence Letter to children

“Good House Last night” just returned from lecture (here) and largest audience ever in theater

Tour:
94B
Saturday,
February 17, 1894
The Spaulding Hotel
Duluth, MN
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
94B
Monday,
February 19, 1894
Park Hotel
Madison, WI
Correspondence Letter to children

letter is dated the 9th however much better match to 19th

Tour:
94B
Tuesday,
February 20, 1894
Park Hotel
Janesville, WI
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
94B
Wednesday,
February 21, 1894
Auditorium Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children

just in the city for a few hours

Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 23, 1894
Bancroft House
Saginaw, MI
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
94B
Saturday,
February 24, 1894
Fraser House
Bay City, MI
Correspondence Letter to children

will be home next Moday evening -left Chicago and 9:35 last night and got here at 10AM

Tour:
94B
Tuesday,
March 13, 1894
The Exchange and Ballard
Richmond, VA
Correspondence Letter to children

reached here last night at 9:29

Tour:
94C
Monday,
March 19, 1894
The Metropolitan
Springfield, MO
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
94C
Thursday,
March 22, 1894
St. Nicholas Hotel
Decatur, IL
Correspondence Letter to children

confusion in above dates?

Tour:
94C
Tuesday,
May 1, 1894
Doolittle Hotel
Oswego, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94D
Thursday,
August 30, 1894
Walson
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Friday,
August 31, 1894
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Maud
Saturday,
September 1, 1894
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Sunday,
September 2, 1894
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Monday,
September 3, 1894
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Tuesday,
September 4, 1894
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Maud
Wednesday,
September 5, 1894
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Thursday,
September 6, 1894
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Thursday,
September 13, 1894
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint and Sue
Thursday,
September 13, 1894
Law Office
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Clint
Wednesday,
November 14, 1894
Logan House
Altoona, PA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Sending Old and New to Truth Seeker for publication in the Annual

Tour:
94G
Tuesday,
November 20, 1894
Elyria, OH Correspondence Letter to Maud

“Having good luck and the people who hear me are delighted”

Tour:
94G
Wednesday,
November 28, 1894
Massasoit House
Springfield, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94G
Saturday,
December 1, 1894
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Have had only a moderate week

Tour:
94G
Sunday,
December 2, 1894
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94G
Monday,
December 3, 1894
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

yesterday weather was awful but theater was packed

Tour:
94G
Thursday,
December 6, 1894
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94G
Saturday,
December 8, 1894
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
94G
Monday,
December 10, 1894
Narragansett House
Providence, RI
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Had a fine house last night

Tour:
94G
Monday,
January 7, 1895
Hotel Pfister
Milwaukee, WI
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
95A
Wednesday,
January 9, 1895
Park Hotel
Madison, WI
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
95A
Saturday,
January 12, 1895
Hotel Ryan
St. Paul, MN
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
95A
Thursday,
January 17, 1895
Grand Hotel
Cedar Rapids, IA
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
95A
Wednesday,
January 30, 1895
Galt House
Louisville, KY
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
95A
Thursday,
February 14, 1895
Staub's
Knoxville, TN
Correspondence Liberty Tour:
95B
Monday,
February 18, 1895
Cosmopolitan Hotel
New Orleans, LA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

gave 4 interviews today

Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
March 6, 1895
Hotel Kenmore
Albany, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Mentions preachers at Troy

Tour:
95B
Thursday,
October 10, 1895
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

“Tonight I speak at Leonminster..”

Tour:
95E
Monday,
February 3, 1896
Arlington Hotel
Hot Springs, AR
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
96B
Tuesday,
February 4, 1896
Cosmopolitan Hotel
Texarkana, TX
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
96B
Saturday,
February 8, 1896
Hotel Grand
Galveston, TX
Correspondence Letter to children

left Waco last night, earlier Dallas

Tour:
96B
Thursday,
February 13, 1896
Binkley House
Sherman, TX
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
96B
Saturday,
March 7, 1896
Springfield, MA Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
96C
Tuesday,
March 10, 1896
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Very good house at Lynn last night

Tour:
96C
Wednesday,
April 8, 1896
Cleveland, OH Correspondence Letter to children

talks about visting Ashtabula where he lived 55 years ago

Tour:
96D
Monday,
April 13, 1896
The Vreeland
Michigan City, IN
Correspondence Letter to children

“we will see you on Saturday”

Tour:
96D
Tuesday,
April 14, 1896
Dowagiac, MI Correspondence Letter to children

“goodbye until next Saturday”

Tour:
96D
Wednesday,
April 29, 1896
Terminal Hotel
St. Louis, MO
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
96E
Sunday,
May 3, 1896
Hotel Stilwell
Pittsburg, KS
Correspondence Letter to Maud

“we will be together in 9 days”

Tour:
96E
Friday,
May 8, 1896
Union Hotel
Galesburg, IL
Correspondence Letter to Maud

“I hope to be with you next Monday”

Tour:
96E
Thursday,
May 28, 1896
New York, NY Correspondence The Religious Beliefs of Abraham Lincoln
Sunday,
October 11, 1896
Great Northern Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
96H
Monday,
October 12, 1896
Great Northern Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
96H
Sunday,
March 14, 1897
The Denison
Indianapolis, IN
Correspondence Letter to children

stayed at Gilbert(?) 2 nights, then to Elkwood(?) new town – starting home from Columbus

Tour:
97B
Monday,
April 5, 1897
The Hollenden
Cleveland, OH
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
97C
Saturday,
April 17, 1897
Galt House
Louisville, KY
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
97C
Wednesday,
June 23, 1897
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Maud
Friday,
June 25, 1897
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Saturday,
August 28, 1897
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Monday,
August 30, 1897
Walston
Dobbs Ferry, NY
Correspondence Letter to Maud
Monday,
October 4, 1897
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to children

“Good House” “head to Portland tomorrow”

Tour:
97E
Tuesday,
October 5, 1897
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to children

“Leaving for Portland”

Tour:
97E
Monday,
November 22, 1897
Hotel Cadillac
Detroit, MI
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
97F
Friday,
November 26, 1897
Victoria Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
97F
Wednesday,
December 1, 1897
Victoria Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
97F
Monday,
December 6, 1897
The Hollenden
Cleveland, OH
Correspondence Letter to children

Expect to see you next Wednesday

Tour:
97F
Saturday,
January 15, 1898
220 Madison Ave
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to actor James E. Sullivan
Wednesday,
January 26, 1898
The Kimball
Atlanta, GA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98B
Friday,
January 28, 1898
The De Soto Hotel
Savannah, GA
Correspondence Letter to children

left Atlanta last evening at 7:50

Tour:
98B
Sunday,
January 30, 1898
The New St. Charles
New Orleans, LA
Correspondence Letter to children

missed connection and had to stay at Montgomery AL

Tour:
98B
Monday,
January 31, 1898
The New St. Charles
New Orleans, LA
Correspondence Letter to children

splendid house last night. Lecture may have been Lincoln?

Tour:
98B
Tuesday,
February 1, 1898
The New St. Charles
New Orleans, LA
Correspondence Letter to children

tonight to Houston

Tour:
98B
Wednesday,
February 2, 1898
Capitol Hotel
Houston, TX
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98B
Tuesday,
February 8, 1898
Worth Hotel
Fort Worth, TX
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98B
Thursday,
February 10, 1898
Lindsay Hotel
Gainesville, TX
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98B
Saturday,
February 12, 1898
Avenue Hotel
Paris, TX
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98B
Saturday,
February 12, 1898
Paris, TX Correspondence letter home Tour:
98B
Saturday,
February 19, 1898
Peabody Hotel
Memphis, TN
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98B
Saturday,
March 26, 1898
Park Hotel
Williamsport, PA
Correspondence Letter to children

Next is Harrisburg

Tour:
98C
Friday,
April 15, 1898
Boston, MA Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98C
Monday,
April 18, 1898
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to children

arrived here yesterday at 4:30

Tour:
98C
Sunday,
May 1, 1898
Auditorium Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98D
Monday,
May 2, 1898
Auditorium Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children

fine meeting last night. Leave at 4 for LaSalle

Tour:
98D
Friday,
May 6, 1898
Aetna House
Danville, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
98D
Monday,
May 9, 1898
The Chittenden Hotel
Columbus, OH
Correspondence Letter to children

fair audience here in spite of the war. Will be home Wednesday.

Tour:
98D
Thursday,
January 12, 1899
Auditorium Hotel
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 13, 1899
Blatz Hotel
Milwaukee, WI
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 15, 1899
Hotel Ryan
St. Paul, MN
Correspondence Letter to Maud Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 15, 1899
Hotel Ryan
St. Paul, MN
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Tuesday,
January 17, 1899
West Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Good House Last Night – check for $1000

Tour:
99A
Thursday,
January 19, 1899
Toledo, OH Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 20, 1899
The Savery House
Des Moines, IA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Tuesday,
January 24, 1899
St. George Hotel
Carlinville, IL
Correspondence Letter to children

papers refused to take any ads for lecture

Tour:
99A
Wednesday,
January 25, 1899
Beardsley
Chicago, IL
Correspondence Letter to Sue Tour:
99A
Thursday,
January 26, 1899
The Beardsley
Champaign, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Saturday,
February 18, 1899
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Dr. Ranney
Tuesday,
February 21, 1899
Adams House
Boston, MA
Correspondence Letter to Maud

fine house here on – Last night at Lynn – fair house – be ready to go with me to Washington

Tour:
99B
Thursday,
February 23, 1899
Fitchburg, MA Correspondence Letter home Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 9, 1899
Dole House
Mattoon, IL
Correspondence Letter to children

had only a fair house here

Tour:
99B
Saturday,
March 11, 1899
The Southern
St. Louis, MO
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 12, 1899
The Southern
St. Louis, MO
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 13, 1899
St. Louis, MO Correspondence Letter to children

had a great house last night

Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 17, 1899
Hotel Munroe
Joliet, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
May 30, 1899
New Rochelle, NY Correspondence

unveiling of bust of Thomas Paine