Robert Green Ingersoll Chronology

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Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Sunday,
January 8, 1899
Cleveland, OH Interview Trenton NJ Evening Times

correspondant or via press service

Sunday,
January 8, 1899
Cleveland, OH Lecture
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
Sunday,
January 15, 1899
St. Paul, MN Lecture Agnostic Tour:
99A
Monday,
January 16, 1899
Minneapolis, MN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Tuesday,
January 17, 1899
West Hotel
Minneapolis, MN
Correspondence Letter to Maud

Good House Last Night – check for $1000

Tour:
99A
Wednesday,
January 18, 1899
Omaha, NE Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Thursday,
January 19, 1899
Toledo, OH Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Thursday,
January 19, 1899
Toledo, OH Lecture Superstition

Boston Investigator says Council Bluffs IA on this date

Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 20, 1899
The Savery House
Des Moines, IA
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 20, 1899
Des Moines, IA Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Saturday,
January 21, 1899
Kansas City, MO Tribute Bowman Tribute Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 22, 1899
Kansas City, MO Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Monday,
January 23, 1899
St. Louis, MO Lecture 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
Tuesday,
January 24, 1899
Opera House
Carlinville, IL
Lecture Liberty

Theater manager Pranke absconded with receipts – next Monday start for home

Tour:
99A
Wednesday,
January 25, 1899
Bloomington, IL Lecture Superstition 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
Thursday,
January 26, 1899
Paris, IL Lecture Agnostic Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 27, 1899
Decatur, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 29, 1899
Indianapolis, IN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Sunday,
February 5, 1899
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture The Devil Tour:
99A
Sunday,
February 12, 1899
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Superstition
Saturday,
February 18, 1899
New York, NY Correspondence Letter to Dr. Ranney
Sunday,
February 19, 1899
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Sunday,
February 19, 1899
Adams House
Boston, MA
Interview Philadelphia Press

John Russel Young and Expansion

Tour:
99B
Monday,
February 20, 1899
Lynn Theatre
Lynn, MA
Lecture Superstition

fair house

Tour:
99B
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
Tuesday,
February 21, 1899
Worcester, MA Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Wednesday,
February 22, 1899
Orange, MA Lecture Lincoln Tour:
99B
Thursday,
February 23, 1899
Fitchburg, MA Correspondence Letter home Tour:
99B
Thursday,
February 23, 1899
Fitchburg, MA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
99B
Friday,
February 24, 1899
Ansonia, CT Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Saturday,
March 4, 1899
Lebanon, OH Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 5, 1899
Lebanon, OH Tribute Corwin Tribute

delivered as preface to lecture

Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 5, 1899
Cincinnati, OH Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 6, 1899
Madison, IN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
March 7, 1899
Brazil, IN Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Wednesday,
March 8, 1899
Mattoon, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 9, 1899
Dole House
Mattoon, IL
Correspondence Letter to children

had only a fair house here

Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 9, 1899
Bloomington, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 10, 1899
Taylorville, IL Lecture Superstition 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
Sunday,
March 12, 1899
St. Louis, MO Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 13, 1899
St. Louis, MO Correspondence Letter to children

had a great house last night

Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 13, 1899
Monmouth, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
March 14, 1899
Davenport, IA Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Wednesday,
March 15, 1899
Joliet, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 16, 1899
Rockford, IL Lecture Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 17, 1899
Dixon, IL Lecture

alternately Aurora IL

Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 17, 1899
Hotel Munroe
Joliet, IL
Correspondence Letter to children Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 17, 1899
Rockford, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Saturday,
March 18, 1899
Chicago, IL Interview Chicago Tribune

Captial Punishmnet and the Whipping Postcorrespondant?

Tour:
99B
Saturday,
March 18, 1899
New York, NY Interview New York Sun

This Century’s Glories correspondant?

Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 19, 1899
Chicago, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 20, 1899
Ann Arbor, MI Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
March 21, 1899
Hillsdale, MI Lecture Lincoln Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 23, 1899
Fifth Ave Theater
New York, NY
Lecture The Children of the Stage Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 27, 1899
Waldorf Astoria
New York, NY
Tribute Bailey Tribute
March, 1899 New York, NY Interview New York Mind

Psychical Research and the Bible

Tuesday,
April 25, 1899
New York, NY Interview Interview:

Negro Lynchings

Sunday,
May 7, 1899
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Shakespeare
Sunday,
May 14, 1899
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Paine
Sunday,
May 21, 1899
Montauk Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Liberty

benefit for soldiers

Tuesday,
May 30, 1899
New Rochelle, NY Correspondence

unveiling of bust of Thomas Paine

Friday,
June 2, 1899
Hollis St. Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture What is Religion?
Wednesday,
June 21, 1899
Camden, NJ Trial case of Russell vs. Russell
Wednesday,
June 21, 1899
Philadelphia, PA Interview Philadelphia North American

Expansion and Trusts

July, 1899 Writing Jesus Christ

Unfinished lecture started a few days before his death.

Friday,
July 21, 1899
Dobbs Ferry, NY Life Event Robert Ingersoll dies at home