Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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27 Events
Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Thursday,
March 13, 1884
Opera House
Leavenworth, KS
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
84B
Thursday,
March 13, 1884
Leavenworth, KS Correspondence Letter to household Tour:
84B
Friday,
March 14, 1884
Topeka, KS Interview Topeka Capital Tour:
84B
Friday,
March 14, 1884
Crawford's Opera House
Topeka, KS
Lecture How To Be Saved?

1500 in audience

Tour:
84B
Sunday,
March 16, 1884
Pope's Theatre
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
March 18, 1884
Durley Theater
Bloomington, IL
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
March 19, 1884
Central Music Hall
Chicago, IL
Lecture Orthodoxy

3000 in audience

Tour:
84B
Friday,
March 21, 1884
Springer, NM Correspondence Letter to home Tour:
84B
Friday,
April 11, 1884
Fifth Ave Hotel
New York, NY
Interview Boston Globe

Presidential Candidates of 84

Tour:
84B
Sunday,
April 27, 1884
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
April 29, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Washington, DC Miscellaneous

Introduced lecture by William Armstrong on nilism

Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
April 29, 1884
Washington, DC Trial US v Kellog

trial began

Tour:
84B
Thursday,
May 1, 1884
Washington, DC Trial US v Kellog

trial finished – Kellog acquitted

Tour:
84B
Sunday,
May 11, 1884
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Orthodoxy

Ingersoll Receipts for lecture: $1786

Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
May 13, 1884
Providence, RI Correspondence Letter to Clint Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
May 13, 1884
New Haven Opera House
New Haven, CT
Lecture Orthodoxy

10th or 11th time lecturing in New Haven(!)

Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
May 14, 1884
Opera House
Hartford, CT
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
May 14, 1884
New Haven, CT Correspondence Letter to home Tour:
84B
Friday,
May 16, 1884
Leland Opera House
Albany, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Sunday,
May 18, 1884
Buffalo, NY Interview Buffalo Daily Courier

Swearing and Affirming

Tour:
84B
Sunday,
May 18, 1884
Buffalo, NY Interview Buffalo Times

Reply to a Buffalo Critic

Tour:
84B
Sunday,
May 18, 1884
Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

4000 in audience

Tour:
84B
Monday,
May 19, 1884
Mansion House
Buffalo, NY
Correspondence Letter to children

came from Albany, next to Erie, PA

Tour:
84B
Monday,
May 19, 1884
Park Opera House
Erie, PA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
May 20, 1884
Bradford, PA Interview Bradford Era Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
May 20, 1884
Wagner Opera House
Bradford, PA
Lecture Orthodoxy

Not first lecture in Bradford – Filled Opera House

Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
May 21, 1884
Grand Opera House
Rochester, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B