Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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34 Events
Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Saturday,
January 8, 1887
Toronto, ONT Writing Edit Liberal Paper

Published in “Secular Thought” – location uncertain

Friday,
January 14, 1887
Parker House
Boston, MA
Travel Arrived
Saturday,
February 12, 1887
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Remsburg

On “The Fathers of Our Republic”

Saturday,
February 19, 1887
New York, NY Writing Truth of History

in The Truth Seeker

Tuesday,
March 8, 1887
State Supreme Court
Boston, MA
Trial Snow vs Alley
March, 1887 Writing Some Interrogation Points

Journal article – written before Mar 15

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

On the death of Remsburg’s 2 year old son

Wednesday,
May 4, 1887
State Supreme Court
New York, NY
Trial Cox vs. Stokes
Thursday,
May 19, 1887
Morristown, NJ Trial Reynolds Trial
Thursday,
June 2, 1887
Mayors office
New York, NY
Miscellaneous argued against blue laws in NY hotels
Friday,
June 3, 1887
40 Wall Street Law Office
New York, NY
Correspondence Letter to Howard C. Trip

On Prohibition

Sunday,
June 5, 1887
New York, NY Tribute Lewis Masquerier
Friday,
June 10, 1887
Cincinnati, OH Interview Cincinnati Post
Friday,
June 10, 1887
Cincinnati, OH Trial legal business
Friday,
June 10, 1887
Cincinnati, OH Interview Cincinnati Enquirer
Tuesday,
June 14, 1887
Washington, DC Interview Washington Post

On Immigration

Sunday,
June 26, 1887
New York, NY Tribute Beecher Tribute
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,
July 14, 1887 *
Date is approximate
Syracuse, NY Trial Telegraph Case
Saturday,
August 6, 1887
Marblehead, MA Travel resting his throat

vacation

Thursday,
August 11, 1887
Marblehead, MA Miscellaneous watching yacht racing
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

Sunday,
September 18, 1887
Nanepashemet House
Marblehead, MA
Miscellaneous Summer Vacation

enjoying yacht racing

Saturday,
September 24, 1887
Young's
Boston, MA
Miscellaneous New England Club dinner

gave brief talk on the Anarchists – headed for NY afterward

October, 1887 *
Date is approximate
Writing Her Daily Bread

book preface Maximum date via publication date (Not in LOC)

Tuesday,
October 25, 1887
Yorkville Police Court
New York, NY
Trial defense of Adolph Gibbons

accused of assault on Ann Ward. Case ajourned to .

Saturday,
October 29, 1887
Yorkville Police Court
New York, NY
Trial defense of Adolph Gibbons
Wednesday,
November 2, 1887
New York, NY Interview NY Mail and Express

Trial of the Chicago Anarchists

Wednesday,
November 9, 1887
State Supreme Court
New York, NY
Trial Eno vs. Seymore et al
Monday,
November 21, 1887
Delmonicos
New York, NY
Tribute Robson & Crane Banquet
Wednesday,
November 30, 1887
Court of Appeals
Albany, NY
Trial Sharp Case
Friday,
December 16, 1887
New York, NY Tribute Knowles Tribute