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Date Location Type of Event Event Name Description Tour
Friday,
June 2, 1899
Hollis St. Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture What is Religion?
Sunday,
May 21, 1899
Montauk Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Liberty

benefit for soldiers

Sunday,
May 14, 1899
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Paine
Sunday,
May 7, 1899
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Shakespeare
Thursday,
March 23, 1899
Fifth Ave Theater
New York, NY
Lecture The Children of the Stage Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
March 21, 1899
Hillsdale, MI Lecture Lincoln Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 20, 1899
Ann Arbor, MI Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 19, 1899
Chicago, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 17, 1899
Dixon, IL Lecture

alternately Aurora IL

Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 17, 1899
Rockford, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 16, 1899
Rockford, IL Lecture Tour:
99B
Wednesday,
March 15, 1899
Joliet, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
March 14, 1899
Davenport, IA Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 13, 1899
Monmouth, IL Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 12, 1899
St. Louis, MO Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Friday,
March 10, 1899
Taylorville, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Thursday,
March 9, 1899
Bloomington, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Wednesday,
March 8, 1899
Mattoon, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
March 7, 1899
Brazil, IN Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Monday,
March 6, 1899
Madison, IN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Sunday,
March 5, 1899
Cincinnati, OH Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Saturday,
March 4, 1899
Lebanon, OH Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Friday,
February 24, 1899
Ansonia, CT Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Thursday,
February 23, 1899
Fitchburg, MA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
99B
Wednesday,
February 22, 1899
Orange, MA Lecture Lincoln Tour:
99B
Tuesday,
February 21, 1899
Worcester, MA Lecture Superstition Tour:
99B
Monday,
February 20, 1899
Lynn Theatre
Lynn, MA
Lecture Superstition

fair house

Tour:
99B
Sunday,
February 19, 1899
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture The Devil Tour:
99B
Sunday,
February 12, 1899
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Superstition
Sunday,
February 5, 1899
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture The Devil Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 29, 1899
Indianapolis, IN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 27, 1899
Decatur, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Thursday,
January 26, 1899
Paris, IL Lecture Agnostic Tour:
99A
Wednesday,
January 25, 1899
Bloomington, IL Lecture Superstition 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
Monday,
January 23, 1899
St. Louis, MO Lecture Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 22, 1899
Kansas City, MO Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Friday,
January 20, 1899
Des Moines, IA Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Thursday,
January 19, 1899
Toledo, OH Lecture Superstition

Boston Investigator says Council Bluffs IA on this date

Tour:
99A
Wednesday,
January 18, 1899
Omaha, NE Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Monday,
January 16, 1899
Minneapolis, MN Lecture Superstition Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 15, 1899
St. Paul, MN Lecture Agnostic Tour:
99A
Sunday,
January 8, 1899
Cleveland, OH Lecture
Sunday,
December 11, 1898
Washington, DC Lecture Superstition
Sunday,
November 27, 1898
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Superstition
Saturday,
November 26, 1898
New York, NY Lecture Lotos Club Dinner
Sunday,
October 23, 1898
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Superstition Tour:
98E
Sunday,
October 16, 1898
Chicago, IL Lecture Superstition Tour:
98E
Saturday,
October 8, 1898
Cleveland, OH Lecture

600 turned away

Tour:
98E
Tuesday,
May 10, 1898
Mannington, WV Lecture Liberty Tour:
98D
Monday,
May 9, 1898
Duquesne Theater
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
98D
Sunday,
May 8, 1898
Columbus, OH Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98D
Saturday,
May 7, 1898
Anderson, IL Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
98D
Friday,
May 6, 1898
Terre Haute, IN Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98D
Thursday,
May 5, 1898
Danville, IL Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98D
Wednesday,
May 4, 1898
Kankakee, IL Lecture Liberty Tour:
98D
Tuesday,
May 3, 1898
Streator, IL Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
98D
Monday,
May 2, 1898
La Salle, IL Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
98D
Sunday,
May 1, 1898
McVicker's Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Liberty Tour:
98D
Friday,
April 29, 1898
Princess Rink
Fort Wayne, IN
Lecture Liberty

Made remarks on the Cuban situation

Tour:
98D
Thursday,
April 28, 1898
Marion, OH Lecture Lincoln

Marcion?

Tour:
98D
Thursday,
April 21, 1898
Stamford, CT Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Wednesday,
April 20, 1898
New Britain, CT Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Tuesday,
April 19, 1898
Attleboro, MA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Monday,
April 18, 1898
Plymouth, MA Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Sunday,
April 17, 1898
Boston, MA Lecture A Thanksgiving Sermon Tour:
98C
Saturday,
April 16, 1898
Rockland, MA Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Friday,
April 15, 1898
Quincy, MA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Thursday,
April 14, 1898
Willimantic, CT Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Wednesday,
April 13, 1898
Wallingford, CT Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Tuesday,
April 12, 1898
Derby, CT Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Monday,
April 11, 1898
South Norwalk, CT Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Sunday,
April 3, 1898
Binghamton, NY Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Saturday,
April 2, 1898
Allens Opera House
Jamestown, NY
Lecture Agnostic

very small audience – a surprise given his past drawing power

Tour:
98C
Friday,
April 1, 1898
Akron, OH Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Thursday,
March 31, 1898
Youngstown, OH Lecture Lincoln Tour:
98C
Tuesday,
March 29, 1898
Wheeling, WV Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Monday,
March 28, 1898
Greensburg, PA Lecture Liberty Tour:
98C
Sunday,
March 27, 1898
Grand Opera House
Harrisburg, PA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
98C
Friday,
March 25, 1898
Lycoming Opera House
Williamsport, PA
Lecture Shakespeare

small attendance

Tour:
98C
Thursday,
March 24, 1898
Wilkes-Barre, PA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98C
Saturday,
March 19, 1898
Taylorville, IL Lecture Tour:
98C
Monday,
February 21, 1898
Theatre Vendome
Nashville, TN
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Sunday,
February 20, 1898
Jackson, TN Lecture Tour:
98B
Friday,
February 18, 1898
Lyceum Theater
Memphis, TN
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Thursday,
February 17, 1898
Little Rock, AR Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Wednesday,
February 16, 1898
Hot Springs, AR Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Monday,
February 14, 1898
Fort Smith, AR Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Sunday,
February 13, 1898
Fayetteville, AR Lecture Tour:
98B
Friday,
February 11, 1898
Paris, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Thursday,
February 10, 1898
Denison, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Tuesday,
February 8, 1898
Dallas, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Monday,
February 7, 1898
Fort Worth, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Saturday,
February 5, 1898
Waco, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Friday,
February 4, 1898
San Antonio, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Thursday,
February 3, 1898
Galveston, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Wednesday,
February 2, 1898
Houston, TX Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Tuesday,
February 1, 1898
New Orleans, LA Lecture Press Club Tour:
98B
Sunday,
January 30, 1898
New Orleans, LA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98B
Friday,
January 28, 1898
Savannah, GA Lecture Tour:
98B
Tuesday,
January 25, 1898
Atlanta, GA Lecture Tour:
98B
Sunday,
January 9, 1898
Star Theatre
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98A
Thursday,
January 6, 1898
Wagner Opera House
Bradford, PA
Lecture Agnostic

nearly filled Opera House

Tour:
98A
Wednesday,
January 5, 1898
Lyceum Theater
Rochester, NY
Lecture Tour:
98A
Tuesday,
January 4, 1898
Weiting Opera House
Syracuse, NY
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
98A
Monday,
December 27, 1897
Savannah, GA Lecture Liberty
Saturday,
December 25, 1897
Atlanta, GA Lecture Liberty
Sunday,
December 19, 1897
Fifth Avenue Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Tour:
97F
Sunday,
December 12, 1897
Washington, DC Lecture Agnostic Tour:
97F
Tuesday,
December 7, 1897
Bryan, OH Lecture Liberty

Boston Investigator says lecture is to be Shakespeare

Tour:
97F
Monday,
December 6, 1897
Opera House
Elyria, OH
Lecture Liberty Tour:
97F
Sunday,
December 5, 1897
Cleveland, OH Lecture Tour:
97F
Thursday,
December 2, 1897
Ottawa, IL Lecture Agnostic Tour:
97F
Tuesday,
November 30, 1897
Elgin, IL Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
97F
Saturday,
November 27, 1897
Milwaukee, WI Lecture Tour:
97F
Thursday,
November 25, 1897
Chicago, IL Lecture

$2500 gross

Tour:
97F
Tuesday,
November 23, 1897
Lansing, MI Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
97F
Monday,
November 22, 1897
Jackson, MI Lecture Reform Mankind Tour:
97F
Sunday,
November 21, 1897
Empire Theater
Detroit, MI
Lecture Agnostic

Truth Seeker & Boston Investigator have lecture as “Truth”

Tour:
97F
Sunday,
November 14, 1897
Cincinnati, OH Lecture Agnostic Tour:
97F
Wednesday,
November 10, 1897
Shelbyville, IL Lecture Lincoln Tour:
97F
Monday,
November 8, 1897
Park's Opera House
Louisiana, MO
Lecture Liberty Tour:
97F
Sunday,
November 7, 1897
Olympic Theater
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
97F
Sunday,
October 31, 1897
Grand Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Liberty Tour:
97E
Tuesday,
October 26, 1897
Opera House
Poughkeepsie, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved?

TS has lecture as “The Bible”

Tour:
97E
Thursday,
October 21, 1897
Opera House
Hudson, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
97E
Tuesday,
October 19, 1897
New Haven, CT Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
97E
Sunday,
October 17, 1897
Brooklyn, NY Lecture How To Be Saved?

Rescheduled to 18th?

Tour:
97E
Tuesday,
October 12, 1897
Hartford, CT Lecture Truth Tour:
97E
Tuesday,
October 5, 1897
Portland, ME Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
97E
Sunday,
October 3, 1897
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Truth Tour:
97E
August, 1897 New England Spiritualists
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture

possible several deliveries

Saturday,
May 29, 1897
Grand Opera House
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture Truth Tour:
97D
Saturday,
May 22, 1897
Boston, MA Lecture

Truth Seeker says this was tenative *check this*

Tour:
97D
Sunday,
May 16, 1897
Opera House
Paterson, NJ
Lecture Reform Mankind Tour:
97D
Friday,
May 14, 1897
Newark Theatre
Newark, NJ
Lecture Truth Tour:
97D
Sunday,
May 9, 1897
Brooklyn, NY Lecture

date conflict with Syracuse – check

Tour:
97D
Sunday,
May 9, 1897
Syracuse, NY Lecture Truth

confirmed with 2 local papers

Tour:
97D
Sunday,
April 25, 1897
New York, NY Lecture Individuality

location uncertain

Sunday,
April 18, 1897
Louisville, KY Lecture Truth

Smith has date as the 13th. typo?

Tour:
97C
Friday,
April 16, 1897
Evansville, IN Lecture Tour:
97C
Tuesday,
April 13, 1897
Kansas City, MO Lecture Tour:
97C
Sunday,
April 11, 1897
Olympia
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Truth

Smith has date as 12th

Tour:
97C
Wednesday,
April 7, 1897
Toledo, OH Lecture Tour:
97C
Sunday,
April 4, 1897
Cleveland, OH Lecture Tour:
97C
Monday,
March 15, 1897
Columbus, OH Lecture Reform Mankind Tour:
97B
Tuesday,
March 9, 1897 *
Date is approximate
Milwaukee, WI Lecture Reform Mankind Tour:
97B
Monday,
March 8, 1897
Chicago, IL Lecture Truth

1st delivery of this lecture

Tour:
97B
Sunday,
February 28, 1897
New National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Reform Mankind Tour:
97A
Sunday,
February 21, 1897
Montauk Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Reform Mankind Tour:
97A
Sunday,
February 14, 1897
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Reform Mankind
Friday,
February 12, 1897
Taylor Opera House
Trenton, NJ
Lecture Lincoln
Sunday,
February 7, 1897
Harlem Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Holy Bible
Sunday,
January 31, 1897
Lyceum Theater
Rochester, NY
Lecture Agnostic
Sunday,
January 24, 1897
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Reform Mankind

lecturing resumed after stroke. Smith has Jan 28, but appears to betypo

Monday,
November 30, 1896
Brazil, IN Lecture Cancelled Liberty

Cancelled due to health

Sunday,
November 29, 1896
St. Louis, MO Lecture Cancelled Agnostic

Cancelled due to health

Saturday,
November 28, 1896
Litchfield, IL Lecture Cancelled Liberty

Cancelled due to health

Friday,
November 27, 1896
Pana, IL Lecture Cancelled Liberty

Cancelled due to health

Thursday,
November 26, 1896
Anderson, IN Lecture Cancelled Foundations of Faith

Cancelled due to health

Wednesday,
November 25, 1896
Elwood, IN Lecture Cancelled Liberty

Cancelled due to health

Tuesday,
November 24, 1896
Union City, IN Lecture Cancelled Liberty

Cancelled due to health

Monday,
November 23, 1896
Delaware, OH Lecture Cancelled Shakespeare

Cancelled due to health

Sunday,
November 22, 1896
Toledo, OH Lecture Cancelled Agnostic

Cancelled due to health

Saturday,
November 21, 1896
Ann Arbor, MI Lecture Cancelled Liberty

Cancelled due to health

Friday,
November 20, 1896
Elgin, IL Lecture Cancelled Foundations of Faith

Cancelled due to health

Thursday,
November 19, 1896
Freeport, IL Lecture Liberty

taken ill after lecture – remainder of tour cancelled

Tour:
96I
Wednesday,
November 18, 1896
Beloit, WI Lecture Liberty

suffered 3rd attack

Tour:
96I
Tuesday,
November 17, 1896
Madison, WI Lecture Foundations of Faith

suffered 2nd attack while in Madison

Tour:
96I
Monday,
November 16, 1896
Janesville, WI Lecture Holy Bible

suffered a sciatica attack during lecture (Smith has Nov 13)

Tour:
96I
Sunday,
November 15, 1896
Chicago, IL Lecture Individuality Tour:
96I
Saturday,
November 7, 1896
Town Hall
Worcester, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96I
Sunday,
October 25, 1896
Chickering Hall
New York, NY
Lecture

appeared with G.W. Foote & Charles Watt

Tour:
96H
Sunday,
August 30, 1896
Burlington, VT Lecture Tour:
96G
Sunday,
August 23, 1896
Spiritualist Camp
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture Agnostic

afternoon lecture

Tour:
96G
Sunday,
August 16, 1896
Spiritualist Camp
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96G
Sunday,
August 9, 1896
Spiritualist Camp
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture Why Tour:
96G
Sunday,
August 2, 1896
Atlantic City, NJ Lecture Tour:
96G
Sunday,
July 26, 1896
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Foundations of Faith

500 in audience

Saturday,
July 25, 1896
2:00 PM
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Why

150 in audience

Tour:
96F
Sunday,
July 19, 1896
3:30 PM
Washington Co. Fair Grounds
Greenwich, NY
Lecture Liberty

over 1300 people

Tour:
96F
Tuesday,
July 14, 1896
2:30 PM
Auditorium
Lily Dale, NY
Lecture Liberty

5000 people

Tour:
96F
Monday,
July 13, 1896
Wagner Opera House
Bradford, PA
Lecture Liberty

benefit for Children’s Home of Randolph NY

Tour:
96F
Sunday,
July 12, 1896
Canandaigua, NY Lecture Liberty

5000 people in audience

Tour:
96F
Saturday,
July 4, 1896
Lake Pleasant, MA Lecture Declaration of Independence

about 1000 in audience

Tour:
96F
Saturday,
May 23, 1896
Walnut Street Theatre
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Foundations of Faith

crowded

Saturday,
May 16, 1896
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Liberty

great audience – Why I am an Agnostic?

Monday,
May 11, 1896
Pittsburgh, PA Lecture Agnostic Tour:
96E
Saturday,
May 9, 1896
Opera house
Macomb, IL
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96E
Friday,
May 8, 1896
Auditorium
Galesburg, IL
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96E
Thursday,
May 7, 1896
Burtis Opera House
Davenport, IA
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
96E
Wednesday,
May 6, 1896
Foster's Opera House
Des Moines, IA
Lecture Foundations of Faith

small audience

Tour:
96E
Tuesday,
May 5, 1896
Boyd's
Omaha, NE
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96E
Monday,
May 4, 1896
Crawford Theater
St. Joseph, MO
Lecture Holy Bible

fair sized house

Tour:
96E
Sunday,
May 3, 1896
Coates Opera House
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96E
Saturday,
May 2, 1896
Coates Opera House
Pittsburg, KS
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96E
Friday,
May 1, 1896
Club Theatre
Joplin, MO
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96E
Thursday,
April 30, 1896
Grand Opera House
Carthage, MO
Lecture Liberty

few vacant seats

Tour:
96E
Wednesday,
April 29, 1896
St. Louis, MO Lecture Tour:
96E
Tuesday,
April 28, 1896
Tiemann Opera House
Belleville, IL
Lecture Liberty

Prayer attack by Dr. West

Tour:
96E
Monday,
April 27, 1896
St. Louis, MO Lecture

CHECK THIS – geography seems wrong

Tour:
96E
Monday,
April 27, 1896
Opera House
Terre Haute, IN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
96E
Sunday,
April 26, 1896
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96E
Saturday,
April 25, 1896
Board of Trade Auditorium
Columbus, OH
Lecture Foundations of Faith

600 in audience

Tour:
96E
Sunday,
April 19, 1896
Star Theatre
New York, NY
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
96D
Friday,
April 17, 1896
Alliance, OH Lecture Lincoln Tour:
96D
Thursday,
April 16, 1896
Bucher's Opera House
Massillon, OH
Lecture Foundations of Faith

Immense Audience

Tour:
96D
Wednesday,
April 15, 1896
Opera house
Upper Sandusky, OH
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96D
Tuesday,
April 14, 1896
Bucklen Opera House
Elkhart, IN
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
96D
Monday,
April 13, 1896
Dowagiac, MI Lecture Liberty Tour:
96D
Sunday,
April 12, 1896
Columbia Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Reform Mankind

speech before Church Militant

Tour:
96D
Sunday,
April 12, 1896
McVicker's Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
96D
Saturday,
April 11, 1896
Pabst Theater
Milwaukee, WI
Lecture Liberty

about 1000 in audience

Tour:
96D
Friday,
April 10, 1896
Michigan City, IN Lecture Liberty Tour:
96D
Thursday,
April 9, 1896
Coldwater, MI Lecture Liberty Tour:
96D
Wednesday,
April 8, 1896
Spencer Opera House
Kendallville, IN
Lecture Liberty

very large audience

Tour:
96D
Tuesday,
April 7, 1896
Gray's Armory
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Agnostic Tour:
96D
Monday,
April 6, 1896
Opera house
Ashtabula, OH
Lecture Liberty

first lecture in Ashtabula

Tour:
96D
Sunday,
April 5, 1896
Star Theatre
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96D
Tuesday,
March 31, 1896
Academy of Music
Jersey City, NJ
Lecture Liberty
Monday,
March 30, 1896
New York, NY Lecture
Sunday,
March 29, 1896
Metzerott's
Washington, DC
Lecture Secular League ’96
Sunday,
March 29, 1896
New National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Liberty

big audience

Thursday,
March 26, 1896
Opera house
Danbury, CT
Lecture Holy Bible

small audience

Wednesday,
March 25, 1896
Opera house
Waterbury, CT
Lecture Foundations of Faith
Tuesday,
March 24, 1896
Loomer Opera House
Willimantic, CT
Lecture Foundations of Faith

large audience

Monday,
March 23, 1896
Derby, CT Lecture Liberty
Sunday,
March 22, 1896
Park City Theater
Bridgeport, CT
Lecture Foundations of Faith
Sunday,
March 15, 1896
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96C
Friday,
March 13, 1896
Worcester Theater
Worcester, MA
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96C
Thursday,
March 12, 1896
Infantry Hall
Providence, RI
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96C
Wednesday,
March 11, 1896
New Town Hall
Leominster, MA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
96C
Tuesday,
March 10, 1896
Opera house
Lowell, MA
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96C
Monday,
March 9, 1896
Lynn, MA Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96C
Sunday,
March 8, 1896
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Liberty

filled theater

Tour:
96C
Saturday,
March 7, 1896
Opera House
Palmer, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96C
Friday,
March 6, 1896
Court Square Theater
Springfield, MA
Lecture Foundations of Faith

small audience

Tour:
96C
Sunday,
March 1, 1896
Opera House
Paterson, NJ
Lecture Foundations of Faith

good-sized audience

Tour:
96C
Wednesday,
February 26, 1896
Kasson Opera House
Gloversville, NY
Lecture Lincoln

largely attended”1st appearance this season (more?)

Tour:
96C
Tuesday,
February 25, 1896
Wieting Opera House
Syracuse, NY
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96C
Sunday,
February 23, 1896
Lyceum Theater
Rochester, NY
Lecture Foundations of Faith

Rochester Herald ad says “only appearance in Rochester this season”

Tour:
96C
Saturday,
February 22, 1896
Geneva, NY Lecture Lincoln
Sunday,
February 16, 1896
Olympic Theater
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Foundations of Faith

large audience

Tour:
96B
Saturday,
February 15, 1896
Springfield, MO Lecture Tour:
96B
Friday,
February 14, 1896
Paris, TX Lecture

morning lecture

Tour:
96B
Friday,
February 14, 1896
Fort Smith, AR Lecture Tour:
96B
Thursday,
February 13, 1896
Opera House
Sherman, TX
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96B
Wednesday,
February 12, 1896
Greenwall's Opera House
Fort Worth, TX
Lecture

lectured to Standing Room Only

Tour:
96B
Tuesday,
February 11, 1896
Millett's Opera House
Austin, TX
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96B
Monday,
February 10, 1896
Grand Opera House
San Antonio, TX
Lecture Liberty

packed house

Tour:
96B
Sunday,
February 9, 1896
Opera house
Houston, TX
Lecture Liberty

largest audiences of the season

Tour:
96B
Saturday,
February 8, 1896
Grand Opera House
Galveston, TX
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96B
Friday,
February 7, 1896
Waco, TX Lecture Tour:
96B
Thursday,
February 6, 1896
Opera house
Dallas, TX
Lecture Liberty

Largest audience of the season

Tour:
96B
Wednesday,
February 5, 1896
Marshall, TX Lecture Tour:
96B
Tuesday,
February 4, 1896
Texarkana, TX Lecture Shakespeare

poor attendance

Tour:
96B
Monday,
February 3, 1896
Hot Springs, AR Lecture Tour:
96B
Saturday,
February 1, 1896
Capital Theater
Little Rock, AR
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96B
Friday,
January 31, 1896
Grand Opera House
Memphis, TN
Lecture Liberty Tour:
96B
Thursday,
January 30, 1896
Macauley's Theater
Louisville, KY
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96B
Sunday,
January 26, 1896
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

same lecture delivered in NY about 2 years earlier

Tour:
96B
Sunday,
January 19, 1896
Akron, OH Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
96A
Saturday,
January 18, 1896
Alliance, OH Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
96A
Friday,
January 17, 1896
Findlay, OH Lecture Holy Bible

3000 attendees

Tour:
96A
Thursday,
January 16, 1896
Tiffin, OH Lecture Lincoln Tour:
96A
Wednesday,
January 15, 1896
Lima, OH Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96A
Tuesday,
January 14, 1896
Marion, IN Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96A
Monday,
January 13, 1896
Dolan's Opera House
Logansport, IN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
96A
Sunday,
January 12, 1896
People's Theater
Toledo, OH
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96A
Saturday,
January 11, 1896
Croswell Opera House
Adrian, MI
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
96A
Friday,
January 10, 1896
Academy of Music
Kalamazoo, MI
Lecture Foundations of Faith

People’s church visit

Tour:
96A
Wednesday,
January 8, 1896
Powers Opera House
Grand Rapids, MI
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96A
Tuesday,
January 7, 1896
Masonic Temple
Fort Wayne, IN
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
96A
Monday,
January 6, 1896
Hibbard Opera House
Jackson, MI
Lecture Foundations of Faith

very few seats vacant

Tour:
96A
Sunday,
January 5, 1896
Opera House
Detroit, MI
Lecture Lincoln

fairly well-filled house

Tour:
96A
Sunday,
December 29, 1895
Academy of Music
Jersey City, NJ
Lecture Holy Bible

300 in audience

Sunday,
December 22, 1895
Amphion Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95F
Thursday,
December 19, 1895
Quartet Club Hall
Hoboken, NJ
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Tuesday,
December 17, 1895
Lyceum Theater
Baltimore, MD
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Monday,
December 16, 1895
Richmond Theater
Richmond, VA
Lecture Cancelled Foundations of Faith

Ingersoll would not return to Richmond

Tour:
95F
Sunday,
December 15, 1895
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Wednesday,
December 11, 1895
Auditorium
Newark, OH
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Tuesday,
December 10, 1895
English's Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Monday,
December 9, 1895
Sedalia, MO Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Sunday,
December 8, 1895
Coates Opera House
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95F
Saturday,
December 7, 1895
Graham
Burlington, IA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95F
Friday,
December 6, 1895
Burtis
Davenport, IA
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Thursday,
December 5, 1895
Des Moines, IA Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95F
Wednesday,
December 4, 1895
Waterloo, IA Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95F
Tuesday,
December 3, 1895
Opera house
Ottumwa, IA
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Monday,
December 2, 1895
Creston, IA Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Sunday,
December 1, 1895
Boyd's New Theater
Omaha, NE
Lecture Holy Bible

over 1200 in audience

Tour:
95F
Friday,
November 29, 1895
Lansing
Lincoln, NE
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95F
Thursday,
November 28, 1895
Mankato, MN Lecture Tour:
95F
Tuesday,
November 26, 1895
Winona, MN Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95F
Monday,
November 25, 1895
Lyceum
Duluth, MN
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Sunday,
November 24, 1895
Metropolitan
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Saturday,
November 23, 1895
Metropolitan Opera House
St. Paul, MN
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95F
Thursday,
November 21, 1895
Pabst Theater
Milwaukee, WI
Lecture Foundations of Faith

2000 in audience

Tour:
95F
Wednesday,
November 20, 1895
Opera House
Fostoria, OH
Lecture Tour:
95F
Tuesday,
November 19, 1895
Gray's Armory
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Foundations of Faith

Audience figures vary wildly – 1000 to 3000 in audience

Tour:
95F
Sunday,
November 17, 1895
Star Theater
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Foundations of Faith

was in Buffalo last some two years ago

Tour:
95F
Sunday,
November 10, 1895
Star Theatre
New York, NY
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95E
November, 1895 Scranton, PA Lecture Lincoln

probable Scranton lecture

Tour:
95E
Thursday,
November 7, 1895
Opera house
Altoona, PA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95E
Wednesday,
November 6, 1895
Old City Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95E
Tuesday,
November 5, 1895
Opera house
Wheeling, WV
Lecture Foundations of Faith

Hadn’t been to Wheeling in 15 or 16 years

Tour:
95E
Monday,
November 4, 1895
Mount Vernon, OH Lecture Tour:
95E
Monday,
November 4, 1895
Auditorium
Marietta, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95E
Sunday,
November 3, 1895
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95E
Saturday,
November 2, 1895
Hamilton, OH Lecture Tour:
95E
Friday,
November 1, 1895
Columbus, OH Lecture Tour:
95E
Thursday,
October 31, 1895
Crawfordsville, IN Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95E
Wednesday,
October 30, 1895
Grand Opera House
Lafayette, IN
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95E
Tuesday,
October 29, 1895
Walker Opera House
Champaign, IL
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
95E
Monday,
October 28, 1895
Opera house
Decatur, IL
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95E
Sunday,
October 27, 1895
Olympic Theater
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Lincoln

immense audience

Tour:
95E
Saturday,
October 26, 1895
Keokuk, IA Lecture Tour:
95E
Friday,
October 25, 1895
Grand Opera House
Burlington, IA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95E
Thursday,
October 24, 1895
Bloomington, IL Lecture Tour:
95E
Wednesday,
October 23, 1895
Danville, IL Lecture Tour:
95E
Tuesday,
October 22, 1895
Joliet, IL Lecture Tour:
95E
Monday,
October 21, 1895
Opera house
Aurora, IL
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95E
Sunday,
October 20, 1895
Lafayette, IN Lecture

possible Lafayette lecture around this date

Tour:
95E
Sunday,
October 20, 1895
Columbia Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Foundations of Faith Tour:
95E
Sunday,
October 13, 1895
Opera house
Providence, RI
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95E
Saturday,
October 12, 1895
Auditorium
Pawtucket, RI
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95E
Friday,
October 11, 1895
City Theater
Brockton, MA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95E
Thursday,
October 10, 1895
New Town Hall
Leominster, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95E
Wednesday,
October 9, 1895
Webster Hall
Gloucester, MA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95E
Tuesday,
October 8, 1895
City Hall
Portland, ME
Lecture Which Way?

about 800 in audience

Tour:
95E
Monday,
October 7, 1895
Manchester Opera House
Manchester, NH
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95E
Sunday,
October 6, 1895
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Foundations of Faith

First Delivery of this lecture

Tour:
95E
Sunday,
September 29, 1895
Columbia Theatre
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95D
Sunday,
September 22, 1895
Grand Opera House
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95D
Tuesday,
September 17, 1895
Stamford, CT Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95D
Monday,
September 9, 1895
Marshalltown, IA Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95D
Sunday,
September 8, 1895
Crocker Woods
Des Moines, IA
Lecture Lincoln

4-5 thousand in audience

Tour:
95D
Thursday,
September 5, 1895
Elmwood, IL Lecture Reunion Address Tour:
95D
Thursday,
September 5, 1895
Grand Opera House
Elmwood, IL
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95D
Tuesday,
September 3, 1895
Grand Opera House
Peoria, IL
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95D
Monday,
September 2, 1895
Clear Lake Park
Mason City, IA
Lecture Lincoln

10,000 in audience

Tour:
95D
Sunday,
August 25, 1895
Spiritualist Temple
Onset Bay, MA
Lecture How To Be Saved?

Temple filled to the doors

Tour:
95D
Saturday,
August 24, 1895
Spiritualist Temple
Onset Bay, MA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95D
Friday,
August 23, 1895
Spiritualist Temple
Onset Bay, MA
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
95D
Monday,
August 19, 1895
Saratoga Opera House
Saratoga Springs, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
95D
Sunday,
August 18, 1895
Lake Pleasant, MA Lecture Holy Bible

1500 in audience

Tour:
95D
Saturday,
August 17, 1895
Lake Pleasant, MA Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
95D
Friday,
August 16, 1895
Lake Pleasant, MA Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95D
Thursday,
August 15, 1895
Lake Sunapee, NH Lecture Tour:
95D
Wednesday,
August 14, 1895
Lake Sunapee, NH Lecture Tour:
95D
Sunday,
August 11, 1895
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Tour:
95D
Saturday,
August 10, 1895
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Tour:
95D
Friday,
August 9, 1895
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Tour:
95D
Thursday,
August 8, 1895
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Tour:
95D
Sunday,
August 4, 1895
Academy of Music
Atlantic City, NJ
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95D
Friday,
May 31, 1895
New Rochelle, NY Lecture Paine

delivered before the unveiling of Paine’s statue

Tuesday,
May 14, 1895
Plattsburgh Theatre
Plattsburgh, NY
Lecture Cancelled Liberty
Saturday,
May 11, 1895
Howe Opera House
St. Johnsbury, VT
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
95C
Friday,
May 10, 1895
Music Hall
Lancaster, NH
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95C
Wednesday,
May 8, 1895
Rockland, ME Lecture Liberty Tour:
95C
Wednesday,
May 8, 1895
Opera house
Bangor, ME
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Monday,
May 6, 1895 *
Date is approximate
Portland, ME Lecture Tour:
95C
May, 1895 Concord, NH Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Saturday,
May 4, 1895
Dover, NH Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
May, 1895 Manchester, NH Lecture Holy Bible
Friday,
May 3, 1895
Molton Opera House
Laconia, NH
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
95C
Thursday,
May 2, 1895
Nashua, NH Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
95C
Tuesday,
April 30, 1895
Allen's Theatre
New Brunswick, NJ
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Sunday,
April 28, 1895
Opera house
Paterson, NJ
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Tuesday,
April 23, 1895
Opera house
Elmira, NY
Lecture Holy Bible

about 250 in audience

Tour:
95C
Monday,
April 22, 1895
New Park Opera House
Erie, PA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Sunday,
April 21, 1895
People's Theater
Toledo, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Saturday,
April 20, 1895
Opera house
Bay City, MI
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
95C
Friday,
April 19, 1895
Academy of Music
Saginaw, MI
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Wednesday,
April 17, 1895
Baird's
Lansing, MI
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95C
April, 1895 City Opera House
Port Huron, MI
Lecture Holy Bible

probable lecture in Port Huron

Tour:
95C
Monday,
April 15, 1895 *
Date is approximate
Music Hall
Flint, MI
Lecture Liberty

date approx.

Tour:
95C
Sunday,
April 14, 1895
Detroit Opera House
Detroit, MI
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Friday,
April 12, 1895
Norwich, CT Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95C
Thursday,
April 11, 1895
Willimantic, CT Lecture Holy Bible

first lecture in Willimantic

Tour:
95C
Wednesday,
April 10, 1895
Proctor's Opera House
Hartford, CT
Lecture Holy Bible

opera house half filled

Tour:
95C
Tuesday,
April 9, 1895
Opera house
Danbury, CT
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95C
Sunday,
April 7, 1895
Miner's Newark Theatre
Newark, NJ
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95C
Sunday,
March 31, 1895
Academy of Music
Jersey City, NJ
Lecture Liberty

used veiled language as in Hoboken lecture

Tour:
95B
Saturday,
March 30, 1895 *
Date is approximate
Fort Wayne, IN Lecture Tour:
95B
Friday,
March 29, 1895
Opera house
Youngstown, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Thursday,
March 28, 1895
Opera house
Sandusky, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
March 27, 1895
Springfield, OH Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95B
Tuesday,
March 26, 1895
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Monday,
March 25, 1895
Wysor Grand
Muncie, IN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Sunday,
March 24, 1895
Olympic Theater
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Saturday,
March 23, 1895
Springfield, IL Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Friday,
March 22, 1895
Opera house
Elgin, IL
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Thursday,
March 21, 1895
Goshen, IN Lecture Liberty Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
March 20, 1895
Yore's Opera House
Benton Harbor, MI
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95B
Tuesday,
March 19, 1895
Powers Opera House
Grand Rapids, MI
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Monday,
March 18, 1895
Ann Arbor, MI Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Sunday,
March 17, 1895
High Street Theater
Columbus, OH
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
95B
Monday,
March 11, 1895
Van Curler Opera House
Schenectady, NY
Lecture Holy Bible

nearly every seat occupied

Tour:
95B
Sunday,
March 10, 1895 *
Date is approximate
Bath, ME Lecture

Ingersoll’s lecture interfered with by members of YMCA making noise

Tour:
95B
Sunday,
March 10, 1895
Lyceum Theater
Rochester, NY
Lecture Holy Bible

large audience mentions lecture last season

Tour:
95B
Saturday,
March 9, 1895
Bastable Theater
Syracuse, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Friday,
March 8, 1895
Skinner Opera House
Little Falls, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95B
Thursday,
March 7, 1895
Opera House
Gloversville, NY
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
March 6, 1895
Opera house
Amsterdam, NY
Lecture Moses

some 8 years since last Amsterdam lecture

Tour:
95B
Tuesday,
March 5, 1895
Albany, NY Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Monday,
March 4, 1895
Music Hall
Troy, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle

moderate sized audience

Tour:
95B
Sunday,
March 3, 1895
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
95B
Saturday,
March 2, 1895
Opera house
Lowell, MA
Lecture Moses Tour:
95B
Friday,
March 1, 1895
Lynn, MA Lecture

Small audience

Tour:
95B
Sunday,
February 24, 1895
Jacob's Opera House
Hoboken, NJ
Lecture Holy Bible

Ingersoll skirted blasphemy laws by double talk – big audience

Tour:
95B
Saturday,
February 23, 1895
Boston, MA Lecture Shakespeare

possible lecture in Boston *check this*

Tour:
95B
Thursday,
February 21, 1895
Macauley's Theater
Louisville, KY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
February 20, 1895
O'Brian's Theater
Birmingham, AL
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95B
Monday,
February 18, 1895
Washington Artillery Hall
New Orleans, LA
Lecture Shakespeare

1200-1500 in audience

Tour:
95B
Saturday,
February 16, 1895
Theatre Vendome
Nashville, TN
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95B
Friday,
February 15, 1895
Opera house
Chattanooga, TN
Lecture Liberty

date problem?

Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
February 13, 1895
Grand Opera House
Atlanta, GA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95B
Tuesday,
February 12, 1895
Springer's Opera House
Columbus, GA
Lecture Shakespeare

small but enthusiastic audience

Tour:
95B
Monday,
February 11, 1895
Macon, GA Lecture Tour:
95B
Sunday,
February 10, 1895
Park Opera House
Jacksonville, FL
Lecture Liberty

small audience

Tour:
95B
Saturday,
February 9, 1895
Casino
St. Augustine, FL
Lecture Shakespeare

400 people

Tour:
95B
Friday,
February 8, 1895
Academy of Music
Macon, GA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95B
Thursday,
February 7, 1895
Augusta, GA Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95B
Wednesday,
February 6, 1895
Theater
Savannah, GA
Lecture Shakespeare

very large audience

Tour:
95B
Tuesday,
February 5, 1895
Charleston, SC Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95B
Monday,
February 4, 1895
Opera house
Columbia, SC
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
95B
Thursday,
January 31, 1895
High Street Theater
Albany, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved?

possible confusion with Mar 17 lecture in Columbus OH

Tour:
95A
Wednesday,
January 30, 1895
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
95A
Sunday,
January 27, 1895
Fifth Ave Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95A
Friday,
January 25, 1895
Rochester, NY Lecture Burns Tour:
95A
Thursday,
January 24, 1895
Academy of Music
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Saturday,
January 19, 1895
Foster's Opera House
Des Moines, IA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Friday,
January 18, 1895
Burtis Opera House
Davenport, IA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Thursday,
January 17, 1895
Greene Opera House
Cedar Rapids, IA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Wednesday,
January 16, 1895
Grand Opera House
Dubuque, IA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Tuesday,
January 15, 1895
La Crosse, WI Lecture Tour:
95A
Monday,
January 14, 1895
EauClaire, WI Lecture Tour:
95A
Sunday,
January 13, 1895
Duluth, MN Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Saturday,
January 12, 1895
Metropolitan
St. Paul, MN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Friday,
January 11, 1895
Lyceum Theater
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Thursday,
January 10, 1895
Opera house
Winona, MN
Lecture Holy Bible

Is state WI?

Tour:
95A
Wednesday,
January 9, 1895
Madison, WI Lecture Tour:
95A
Tuesday,
January 8, 1895
Opera house
Oshkosh, WI
Lecture Liberty Tour:
95A
Monday,
January 7, 1895
Stadt Theater
Milwaukee, WI
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Sunday,
January 6, 1895
Columbia Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
95A
Saturday,
January 5, 1895
Valparaiso, IN Lecture Tour:
95A
Friday,
January 4, 1895
Faurot's Opera House
Lima, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
95A
Thursday,
January 3, 1895
Grand Opera House
Canton, OH
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
95A
Thursday,
December 20, 1894
Harris's Academy
Baltimore, MD
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Wednesday,
December 19, 1894
Park Theater
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Monday,
December 17, 1894
Richmond, VA Lecture Tour:
94G
Sunday,
December 16, 1894
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Tuesday,
December 11, 1894
Lyceum Theatre
New London, CT
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94G
Monday,
December 10, 1894
Academy of Music
Fall River, MA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Sunday,
December 9, 1894
Opera house
Providence, RI
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Saturday,
December 8, 1894
Opera house
Brockton, MA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Friday,
December 7, 1894
Opera house
Manchester, NH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Thursday,
December 6, 1894
White's Opera House
Concord, NH
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94G
Wednesday,
December 5, 1894
Lynn Theatre
Lynn, MA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Tuesday,
December 4, 1894
City Hall
Portland, ME
Lecture Holy Bible

1200 in audience

Tour:
94G
Monday,
December 3, 1894
Academy of Music
Haverhill, MA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94G
Sunday,
December 2, 1894
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Holy Bible

well attendend

Tour:
94G
Saturday,
December 1, 1894
Grand Opera House
New Bedford, MA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Friday,
November 30, 1894
Worcester Theatre
Worcester, MA
Lecture Holy Bible

Titled in ad as The New Bible

Tour:
94G
Thursday,
November 29, 1894
Academy of Music
Northampton, MA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94G
Wednesday,
November 28, 1894
Court Square
Springfield, MA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Tuesday,
November 27, 1894
Holyoke Opera House
Holyoke, MA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94G
Monday,
November 26, 1894
Auditorium
Bridgeport, CT
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Sunday,
November 25, 1894
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Saturday,
November 24, 1894
Academy of Music
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Friday,
November 23, 1894
Warner Hall
Jamestown, NY
Lecture Holy Bible

large audience

Tour:
94G
Thursday,
November 22, 1894
Warren, OH Lecture Tour:
94G
Wednesday,
November 21, 1894
Memorial Hall
Toledo, OH
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
94G
Tuesday,
November 20, 1894
Elyria, OH Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Monday,
November 19, 1894
Gray's Armory
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Sunday,
November 18, 1894
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Saturday,
November 17, 1894
Dayton, OH Lecture Tour:
94G
Friday,
November 16, 1894
Columbus, OH Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Thursday,
November 15, 1894
Old City Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94G
Wednesday,
November 14, 1894
Opera House
Johnstown, PA
Lecture Liberty

less than 500 in audience

Tour:
94G
Tuesday,
November 13, 1894
Altoona, PA Lecture
Sunday,
November 11, 1894
Star Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94F
Monday,
October 15, 1894
Lockerby Hall
Grand Rapids, MI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94F
Saturday,
October 13, 1894
Chicago Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Holy Bible Tour:
94F
Sunday,
August 26, 1894
Academy of Music
Atlantic City, NJ
Lecture Liberty

vast audience

Tour:
94E
Wednesday,
August 22, 1894 *
Date is approximate
Town Hall
Saratoga Springs, NY
Lecture

probable Saratoga lecture around this date -date may be a week earlier

Tour:
94E
Sunday,
August 19, 1894
Spiritual Association Auditorium
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture How To Be Saved?

attendance of 12000 tried to hear lecture – 6000 could squeeze in

Tour:
94E
Saturday,
August 18, 1894
Spiritual Association Auditorium
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94E
Thursday,
August 16, 1894
Spiritual Association Auditorium
Lake Pleasant, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
94E
Monday,
August 13, 1894
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94E
Saturday,
August 11, 1894
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Liberty Tour:
94E
Thursday,
August 9, 1894
New Camp Association
Caldwell, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94E
Wednesday,
August 8, 1894
New Camp Association
Caldwell, NY
Lecture Liberty
Wednesday,
May 30, 1894
Tom Paine Monument
New Rochelle, NY
Lecture Paine

address before Philosophical Association of Brooklyn

Thursday,
May 17, 1894
Opera House
Little Falls, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved?

house filled – lecture tour closes in MA May 18

Tour:
94D
Monday,
May 14, 1894
Jacques Opera House
Waterbury, CT
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Sunday,
May 13, 1894
Middletown, CT Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Saturday,
May 12, 1894
Grand Opera House
Bridgeport, CT
Lecture How To Be Saved?

half filled the hall

Tour:
94D
Friday,
May 11, 1894
South Norwalk, CT Lecture Tour:
94D
Thursday,
May 10, 1894
Foot Guard Hall
Hartford, CT
Lecture Lincoln

large audience

Tour:
94D
Wednesday,
May 9, 1894
Hyperion
New Haven, CT
Lecture Lincoln

small audience

Tour:
94D
Sunday,
May 6, 1894
Casino
Middletown, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Saturday,
May 5, 1894
Shattuck Opera House
Hornellsville, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Friday,
May 4, 1894
Opera House
Corning, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Wednesday,
May 2, 1894
Opera House
Utica, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Tuesday,
May 1, 1894
City Opera House
Watertown, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Monday,
April 30, 1894
Fitzhugh Hall
Oswego, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Sunday,
April 29, 1894
Lyceum
Rochester, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Saturday,
April 28, 1894
Burtis
Auburn, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Friday,
April 27, 1894
Bastable
Syracuse, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Thursday,
April 26, 1894
Leland
Albany, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Tuesday,
April 24, 1894
Kingston Opera House
Kingston, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved?

audience of 500

Tour:
94D
Monday,
April 23, 1894
Academy of Music
Newburgh, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Sunday,
April 22, 1894
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Wednesday,
April 18, 1894
Opera House
Wilmington, DE
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94D
Monday,
April 16, 1894
Walnut Street Theatre
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Sunday,
April 15, 1894
Star Theatre
New York, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Friday,
April 13, 1894
City Hall
Saco, ME
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Thursday,
April 12, 1894
City Hall
Lewiston, ME
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Wednesday,
April 11, 1894
Waterville, ME Lecture Tour:
94D
Tuesday,
April 10, 1894
Opera House
Bangor, ME
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94D
Monday,
April 9, 1894
Augusta, ME Lecture Tour:
94D
Sunday,
April 8, 1894
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Sunday,
April 1, 1894
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94D
Sunday,
March 25, 1894
Olympic
St. Louis, MO
Lecture How To Be Saved?

2nd lecture this year – earlier one???

Tour:
94C
Saturday,
March 24, 1894
Terre Haute, IN Lecture How To Be Saved?

Truthseeker had lecture in Jacksonville IL on this date

Tour:
94C
Friday,
March 23, 1894
Grand Opera House
Danville, IL
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94C
Thursday,
March 22, 1894
Opera House
Decatur, IL
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94C
Wednesday,
March 21, 1894
Opera House
Jefferson City, MO
Lecture Liberty

about 200 people

Tour:
94C
Tuesday,
March 20, 1894
Wood's Opera House
Sedalia, MO
Lecture Liberty Tour:
94C
Monday,
March 19, 1894
Baldwin Theater
Springfield, MO
Lecture Liberty Tour:
94C
Sunday,
March 18, 1894
Kansas City, MO Lecture

maybe just passing thru on way to Kansas City

Tour:
94C
Saturday,
March 17, 1894
Grand Opera House
Memphis, TN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94C
Friday,
March 16, 1894
Theatre Vendome
Nashville, TN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94C
Thursday,
March 15, 1894
Opera House
Chattanooga, TN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94C
Wednesday,
March 14, 1894
Staub's
Knoxville, TN
Lecture Shakespeare

filled from pit to dome

Tour:
94C
Tuesday,
March 13, 1894
Academy of Music
Richmond, VA
Lecture Shakespeare

house well filled

Tour:
94C
Sunday,
February 25, 1894
Memorial Hall
Toledo, OH
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94B
Saturday,
February 24, 1894
Battle Creek, MI Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 23, 1894
Jackson, MI Lecture Shakespeare

schedule change? – seems to have been dropped

Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 23, 1894
Academy of Music
Saginaw, MI
Lecture How To Be Saved?

Truthseeker has date as 20th, lecture as Shakespeare

Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 22, 1894
Opera House
Grand Rapids, MI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Tuesday,
February 20, 1894
Janesville, WI Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94B
Monday,
February 19, 1894
Fuller Opera House
Madison, WI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Sunday,
February 18, 1894
Metropolitan Opera House
St. Paul, MN
Lecture Moses Tour:
94B
Saturday,
February 17, 1894
Grand Opera House
West Superior, WI
Lecture Liberty

town apparently absorbed by Superior in later years

Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 16, 1894
Temple
Duluth, MN
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 15, 1894
Minneapolis, MN Lecture speech before State Editorial Association Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 15, 1894
Lyceum Theater
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Lincoln

TS has 2/14

Tour:
94B
Wednesday,
February 14, 1894
New La Crosse Theatre
La Crosse, WI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Monday,
February 12, 1894
Grand Opera House
Dubuque, IA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Sunday,
February 11, 1894
Burtis Opera House
Davenport, IA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Saturday,
February 10, 1894
Des Moines, IA Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 9, 1894
Grand Opera House
Ottumwa, IA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 8, 1894
Burlington, IA Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Wednesday,
February 7, 1894
Keokuk, IA Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Tuesday,
February 6, 1894
Grand Opera House
Peoria, IL
Lecture Shakespeare

nearly 3000 at opera house

Tour:
94B
Monday,
February 5, 1894
Grand Opera House
Bloomington, IL
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
94B
Sunday,
February 4, 1894
McVicker's Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
94B
Saturday,
February 3, 1894
Opera House
Joliet, IL
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94B
Friday,
February 2, 1894
Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Moses

2 lectures at auditorium?

Tour:
94B
Thursday,
February 1, 1894
Elgin, IL Lecture Lincoln

Truthseeker had lecture as Shakespeare

Tour:
94B
Wednesday,
January 31, 1894
Grand Pacific
Chicago, IL
Lecture Army of Potomac Tour:
94B
Sunday,
January 28, 1894
Broadway Theatre
New York, NY
Lecture Moses

house filled to greatest capacity

Tour:
94A
Monday,
January 22, 1894
Court Square
Springfield, MA
Lecture Liberty

may have been Voltaire – or Voltaire was also given recently

Tour:
94A
Sunday,
January 21, 1894
Opera House
Providence, RI
Lecture Liberty Tour:
94A
Saturday,
January 20, 1894
Narragansett Hotel
Providence, RI
Lecture The Present Situation

given for the Commercial Club

Tour:
94A
Wednesday,
January 17, 1894
Opera House
Brockton, MA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94A
Monday,
January 15, 1894
Opera House
Lawrence, MA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94A
Sunday,
January 14, 1894
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Gods Tour:
94A
Monday,
January 8, 1894
New Park Theatre
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94A
Sunday,
January 7, 1894
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94A
Thursday,
December 28, 1893
Ross' Theatre
Hoboken, NJ
Lecture Liberty Tour:
93F
Sunday,
December 17, 1893
Amphion Theatre
Williamsburg, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93F
Wednesday,
December 13, 1893
Huntington Hall
Lowell, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
93F
Tuesday,
December 12, 1893
Holyoke, MA Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93F
Sunday,
December 10, 1893
Broadway Theatre
New York, NY
Lecture Gods Tour:
93F
Thursday,
December 7, 1893
Mechanic's Hall
Worcester, MA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93F
Sunday,
December 3, 1893
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Gods Tour:
93F
Monday,
November 27, 1893
Blackstone Hall
Providence, RI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93E
Sunday,
November 26, 1893
Miner's Newark Theater
Newark, NJ
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93E
Tuesday,
November 21, 1893
City Hall
Lewiston, ME
Lecture Liberty Tour:
93E
Monday,
November 20, 1893
City Hall
Portland, ME
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93E
Sunday,
November 19, 1893
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93E
Sunday,
November 12, 1893
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Shakespeare

3000 in audience

Tour:
93E
Friday,
November 3, 1893
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Gods

theater completely filled

Tour:
93D
Tuesday,
October 31, 1893
Lyceum Theater
Detroit, MI
Lecture Progress Tour:
93D
Sunday,
October 29, 1893
Chicago Opera House
Chicago, IL
Lecture Gods

theater filled to the doors

Tour:
93D
Saturday,
October 28, 1893
Opera House
Rockford, IL
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93D
Thursday,
October 26, 1893
Sioux City, IA Lecture Liberty

1400 in audience

Tour:
93D
Wednesday,
October 25, 1893
Lansing Opera House
Lincoln, NE
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93D
Monday,
October 23, 1893
Tootle Theater
St. Joseph, MO
Lecture Liberty Tour:
93D
Sunday,
October 22, 1893
Auditorium
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Myth and Miracle

3000 in audience

Tour:
93D
Saturday,
October 21, 1893
Atchison, KS Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
93D
Friday,
October 20, 1893
Dohany's Theater
Council Bluffs, IA
Lecture Tour:
93D
Wednesday,
October 18, 1893
Boyd's Opera House
Omaha, NE
Lecture Myth and Miracle

vast audience

Tour:
93D
Tuesday,
October 17, 1893
Doerr's Opera House
Quincy, IL
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93D
Monday,
October 16, 1893
Opera House
Springfield, IL
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93D
Sunday,
October 15, 1893
Olympic Theater
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
93D
Friday,
October 13, 1893
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Gods Tour:
93D
Thursday,
October 12, 1893
Richmond, IN Lecture Tour:
93D
Wednesday,
October 11, 1893
Pike's Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Gods

crowded to utmost capacity

Tour:
93D
Tuesday,
October 10, 1893
Paris, KY Lecture Tour:
93D
Monday,
October 9, 1893
Lexington, KY Lecture Tour:
93D
Sunday,
October 8, 1893
Macauley's
Louisville, KY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
93D
Saturday,
August 12, 1893
Queen City Park
Burlington, VT
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
94E
Tuesday,
August 8, 1893
Convention Hall
Saratoga Springs, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

nearly 2000 attendees

Sunday,
May 7, 1893
Olympic Theater
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Shakespeare

last spoke in St. Louis in 1884

Tour:
93C
Saturday,
May 6, 1893
Nayor's Opera House
Terre Haute, IN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93C
Friday,
May 5, 1893
Grand Opera House
Evansville, IN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93C
Thursday,
May 4, 1893
English's Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93C
Wednesday,
May 3, 1893
Masonic Temple
Fort Wayne, IN
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93C
Tuesday,
May 2, 1893
Grand Opera House
Dayton, OH
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93C
Monday,
May 1, 1893
Columbus, OH Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93C
Sunday,
April 30, 1893
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93C
Tuesday,
April 25, 1893
Alhambra Theater
Syracuse, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

Large Audience

Tour:
93C
Monday,
April 24, 1893
Lyceum Theater
Rochester, NY
Lecture Lincoln

Large Audience

Tour:
93C
Saturday,
April 22, 1893
Grand Opera House
London, ONT
Lecture Shakespeare

small attendance

Tour:
93C
Friday,
April 21, 1893
Grand Opera House
Hamilton, ONT
Lecture Shakespeare

~300 attended

Tour:
93C
Thursday,
April 20, 1893
Auditorium
Toronto, ONT
Lecture Burns

~600 attended -SHA?

Tour:
93C
Tuesday,
April 18, 1893
Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93C
Sunday,
April 16, 1893
Miner's Theater
Newark, NJ
Lecture Liberty Tour:
93C
Wednesday,
March 29, 1893
Walnut Street Theater
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93B
Tuesday,
March 28, 1893
Harris' Academy of Music
Baltimore, MD
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93B
Sunday,
March 12, 1893
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

2nd delivery of Shakespeare in NY

Tour:
93B
Sunday,
February 26, 1893
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93B
Friday,
February 24, 1893
Fifth Ave Theater
NY, Mount Vernon
Lecture Lincoln

theater manager absconded with reciepts

Tour:
93B
Sunday,
February 12, 1893
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
93B
Tuesday,
January 31, 1893
Macauley's Theater
Louisville, KY
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93A
Monday,
January 30, 1893
Opera House
Lexington, KY
Lecture Shakespeare

First lecture in Lexington

Tour:
93A
Sunday,
January 29, 1893
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
93A
Friday,
January 27, 1893
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Lincoln

lecture contained brief tribute to Blaine

Tour:
93A
Wednesday,
January 25, 1893
Dowagiac, MI Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
93A
Monday,
January 23, 1893
Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Burns

Under the auspices of the Caledonian Society

Tour:
93A
Sunday,
January 22, 1893
Detroit Opera House
Detroit, MI
Lecture Myth and Miracle

Truth Seeker has lecture as “Voltaire”

Tour:
93A
Sunday,
January 15, 1893
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
93A
Sunday,
January 8, 1893
Amphion
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Liberty
Sunday,
January 1, 1893
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Progress
Sunday,
December 18, 1892
Columbia Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Voltaire
Sunday,
December 11, 1892
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Voltaire

Dec 16?

Monday,
October 31, 1892
University Hall
Ann Arbor, MI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92E
Sunday,
October 30, 1892
McVicker's Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Myth and Miracle

Nov 10?

Tour:
92E
Saturday,
October 29, 1892
Davidson
Milwaukee, WI
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
92E
Sunday,
October 9, 1892
Opera House
Streator, IL
Lecture Voltaire Tour:
92E
Saturday,
October 8, 1892
Chicago Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Voltaire

first delivery of this lecture – 5000 attended

Tour:
92E
Wednesday,
October 5, 1892
Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Progress Tour:
92E
Sunday,
May 29, 1892
English's Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92D
Thursday,
May 26, 1892
Auditorium
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92D
Wednesday,
May 25, 1892
Tootles Opera House
St. Joseph, MO
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92D
Tuesday,
May 24, 1892
Crawford's
Topeka, KS
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92D
Sunday,
May 22, 1892
Tabor Grand Opera House
Denver, CO
Lecture Myth and Miracle

ended lecture with statement about silver money

Tour:
92D
Saturday,
May 21, 1892
Grand Opera House
Pueblo, CO
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92D
Sunday,
May 15, 1892
Tabor Grand Opera House
Denver, CO
Lecture Shakespeare

largest audience – 2600 people – ever in the building

Tour:
92D
Wednesday,
May 4, 1892
Auditorium
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92C
Tuesday,
May 3, 1892
Grand Opera House
Springfield, OH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92C
Monday,
May 2, 1892
Auditorium
Columbus, OH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92C
Sunday,
May 1, 1892
Music Hall
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92C
Sunday,
April 24, 1892
New National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Myth and Miracle

every seat filled

Tour:
92C
Friday,
April 15, 1892 *
Date is approximate
Youngstown, OH Lecture

lecture for the Elks

Tour:
92C
Tuesday,
April 12, 1892
Music Hall
Wilkes-Barre, PA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92C
Friday,
April 8, 1892
Academy
Scranton, PA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92C
Sunday,
April 3, 1892
Brooklyn Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92C
Monday,
March 28, 1892
Auditorium
Toronto, ONT
Lecture Shakespeare

planned lecture tour of E. Canada cancelled due to Witman’s death.

Tour:
92B
Sunday,
March 27, 1892
Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92B
Sunday,
March 20, 1892 *
Date is approximate
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Shakespeare

was about 6 weeks before May1st Cin. lecture

Monday,
March 14, 1892
Cooper Union
New York, NY
Lecture speech honoring Frederick Douglas
Sunday,
March 6, 1892
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
92A
Monday,
February 22, 1892
Park Opera House
Erie, PA
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92A
Sunday,
February 21, 1892
Lyceum
Detroit, MI
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92A
Saturday,
February 20, 1892
Tibbits Opera House
Coldwater, MI
Lecture Lincoln Tour:
92A
Thursday,
February 18, 1892
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92A
Tuesday,
February 16, 1892
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Liberty

hall filled to the doors

Tour:
92A
Monday,
February 15, 1892
Academy of Music
Akron, OH
Lecture Liberty Tour:
92A
Sunday,
February 14, 1892
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
92A
Friday,
February 12, 1892
Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Lincoln

5000 people

Tour:
92A
Wednesday,
February 10, 1892
Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

5 or 6 years since last lecture in Buffalo – Courrier 2/11/1892

Tour:
92A
Sunday,
February 7, 1892
New National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Shakespeare
Friday,
January 29, 1892
Chickering Hall
New York, NY
Lecture Paine

celebrating Paine’s birthday

Thursday,
January 28, 1892
Harlem Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Liberty
Monday,
January 25, 1892
Police Association
New York, NY
Lecture
Sunday,
January 24, 1892
Hammerstein's Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Liberty
Wednesday,
January 20, 1892
Delmonico's
New York, NY
Lecture speech before Jeweler’s Board of Trade
Friday,
January 15, 1892
Unitarian Club
New York, NY
Lecture Unitarian Club Dinner
Tuesday,
December 1, 1891
New York, NY Lecture Carpenter Dinner
Tuesday,
November 10, 1891
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
91E
Saturday,
November 7, 1891
Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Liberty

5000 in audience

Tour:
91E
Wednesday,
October 21, 1891
Horticultural Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Testimonial to Walt Whitman
Sunday,
October 4, 1891 *
Date is approximate
Texas State Fair
Dallas, TX
Lecture
Tuesday,
August 18, 1891
Green Mountain Falls, CO Lecture

small audience – widespread flooding

Sunday,
August 2, 1891
Butte, MT Lecture address for 600th anniversary of Switzerland
Saturday,
May 30, 1891
Grand Opera House
Omaha, NE
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
91D
Friday,
May 29, 1891
Lyceum Theater
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Myth and Miracle

theater filled

Tour:
91D
Wednesday,
May 27, 1891
Temple Opera House
Duluth, MN
Lecture Shakespeare

opera house filled

Tour:
91D
Thursday,
May 14, 1891
People's Church
St. Paul, MN
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
91C
Wednesday,
May 13, 1891
Lyceum Theater
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Shakespeare

3rd time this lecture presented

Tour:
91C
Monday,
May 11, 1891
Chicago Auditorium
Chicago, IL
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
91C
Sunday,
May 3, 1891
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Liberty

benefit for New York Ethical Society

Tour:
91C
Saturday,
May 2, 1891
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Liberty

filled to utmost capacity

Tour:
91C
Sunday,
April 19, 1891
Lyceum Theater
Rochester, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

striken with appendicitus(?)

Tour:
91B
Sunday,
April 12, 1891
Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
91B
Thursday,
April 2, 1891
Liederkranz Club
New York, NY
Lecture Seidl-Stanton Banquet
Sunday,
March 22, 1891
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

Contained the Tribute to Barrett

Tour:
91A
Friday,
March 13, 1891
Griswold Opera House
Troy, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
91A
Sunday,
March 8, 1891
Proctor's Theatre
Albany, NY
Lecture Shakespeare Tour:
91A
Tuesday,
March 3, 1891
Broadway Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Speech to Lambs Club Tour:
91A
Sunday,
March 1, 1891
Griswold Opera House
Troy, NY
Lecture Liberty Tour:
91A
Saturday,
February 28, 1891
New York, NY Lecture Facts Tour:
91A
Friday,
February 6, 1891
Ming's Opera House
Helena, MT
Lecture Shakespeare

first lecture in Helena for 6 years. Delivered as benefit for orphaned children

Saturday,
December 27, 1890
Delmonicos
New York, NY
Lecture Manhattan Athletic Dinner
Tuesday,
October 21, 1890
Horticultural Hall
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Liberty in Literature
Saturday,
March 29, 1890
Hudson, NY Lecture Which Way?

crowded house

Tour:
90A
Saturday,
March 22, 1890
New York, NY Lecture Lotos Club Dinner Tour:
90A
Thursday,
February 20, 1890
Delmonicos
New York, NY
Lecture Diner of Cigar Manufacturers
Tuesday,
January 21, 1890
Harmanus Bleecker Hall
Albany, NY
Lecture

auditorium filled

Friday,
October 4, 1889
New York, NY Lecture speech before Delmonico banquet
Wednesday,
September 25, 1889
Penn Yan, NY Lecture free lecture at Yates County Fair
Monday,
March 25, 1889
Brunswick Hotel
New York, NY
Lecture Shakespeare

no reporters present. May not have been the same as later Shakespeare lecture.

Sunday,
March 24, 1889
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture

benefit for the Confederate Soldiers Home?

Tuesday,
August 21, 1888
Opera House
Ticonderoga, NY
Lecture American Protection

1900 people present

Tuesday,
June 5, 1888
Madison Square Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Actor’s Fund
Wednesday,
May 30, 1888
Metropolitan Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Decoration Day ’88
Friday,
April 27, 1888
New York, NY Lecture Grant’s Birthday
Tuesday,
January 24, 1888
New York, NY Lecture Police Captain’s Dinner
Saturday,
December 18, 1886 *
Date is approximate
Washington, DC Lecture
Monday,
December 13, 1886
New York, NY Lecture Thirteen Club Dinner
Sunday,
November 14, 1886
Chickering Hall
New York, NY
Lecture A Lay Sermon

before 10th annual congress of American Secular Union

Tuesday,
May 11, 1886
Metropolitan Hotel
New York, NY
Lecture Address to Hotel Owners
Thursday,
April 15, 1886 *
Date is approximate
Boston, MA Lecture
Sunday,
December 13, 1885
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Myth and Miracle

filled all the seats

Tour:
85H
Thursday,
December 10, 1885
New Haven Opera House
New Haven, CT
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85H
Sunday,
November 22, 1885
Griswold Opera House
Troy, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Sunday,
November 15, 1885
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Sunday,
November 8, 1885
Brooklyn, NY Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Sunday,
October 11, 1885
Cleveland, OH Lecture National Liberal League Tour:
85G
Monday,
October 5, 1885
White's Opera House
Concord, NH
Lecture Liberty

First lecture in Concord

Tour:
85G
Sunday,
October 4, 1885
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Friday,
October 2, 1885
Academy of Music
Haverhill, MA
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Thursday,
October 1, 1885
City Hall
Newburyport, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85G
Monday,
September 28, 1885
Hayes' Opera House
Rochester, NH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Sunday,
September 27, 1885
Opera House
Manchester, NH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Saturday,
September 26, 1885
Town Hall
Exeter, NH
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85G
Friday,
September 25, 1885
Opera House
Farmington, NH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Thursday,
September 24, 1885
Music Hall
Portsmouth, NH
Lecture Myth and Miracle Tour:
85G
Friday,
September 18, 1885
Opera House
Burlington, VT
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85G
Tuesday,
September 15, 1885
Town Hall
Rutland, VT
Lecture Which Way?
Sunday,
September 13, 1885
Albany, NY Lecture Belief
Monday,
June 29, 1885
Boston, MA Lecture

no ad/Review in Boston Herald – spurious?

Tour:
85F
Sunday,
June 28, 1885
Academy of Music
Fall River, MA
Lecture Liberty

audience of 350

Tour:
85F
Saturday,
June 27, 1885
Opera House
Brockton, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85F
Friday,
June 26, 1885
City Hall
Northampton, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
85F
Thursday,
June 25, 1885
Holyoke Opera House
Holyoke, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85F
Wednesday,
June 24, 1885
Whitney's Opera House
Fitchburg, MA
Lecture Which Way?

Daily Sentinel says first appearance in Fitchburg

Tour:
85F
Tuesday,
June 23, 1885
Manchester Opera House
Manchester, NH
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85F
Monday,
June 22, 1885
Opera House
Lawrence, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85F
Sunday,
June 21, 1885
Mechanic Hall
Salem, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85F
Thursday,
May 28, 1885
Grand Opera House
Des Moines, IA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85E
Sunday,
May 24, 1885
St. Louis, MO Lecture Tour:
85E
Sunday,
May 24, 1885
St. Louis, MO Lecture

2 lectures

Tour:
85E
Saturday,
May 23, 1885
Grand Opera House
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85E
Tuesday,
May 19, 1885
Grand Opera House
Fond du Lac, WI
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85E
Monday,
May 18, 1885
Opera House
Oshkosh, WI
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85E
Sunday,
May 17, 1885
Columbia Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture Blasphemy

afternoon lecture

Tour:
85E
Saturday,
May 16, 1885 *
Date is approximate
Janesville, WI Lecture

probable lecture shortly before Oshkosh

Tour:
85E
Thursday,
May 7, 1885
Opera House
Rockford, IL
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85E
Tuesday,
May 5, 1885
Grand Opera House
Ann Arbor, MI
Lecture Blasphemy Tour:
85E
Monday,
May 4, 1885
Detroit Opera House
Detroit, MI
Lecture Blasphemy Tour:
85E
Sunday,
May 3, 1885
Opera House
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Blasphemy Tour:
85E
Monday,
April 20, 1885
Low's Opera House
Providence, RI
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85D
Sunday,
April 19, 1885
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Blasphemy Tour:
85D
Saturday,
April 18, 1885
Hartford, CT Lecture Tour:
85D
Sunday,
March 29, 1885
Bijou Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
85C
Sunday,
March 22, 1885
Bijou Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Blasphemy Tour:
85C
Sunday,
March 15, 1885
Bijou Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85C
Sunday,
March 8, 1885
Bijou Opera House
New York, NY
Lecture Liberty
Sunday,
March 1, 1885
Albaugh's Grand Opera House
Washington, DC
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85B
Thursday,
February 26, 1885
Breese Opera House
Norwich, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

makeup date for snowed out lecture of Jan 28th

Tour:
85B
Monday,
February 23, 1885
Albany, NY Lecture Tour:
85B
Sunday,
February 22, 1885
Brooklyn Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Blasphemy

First delivery of this lecture

Tour:
85B
Wednesday,
February 18, 1885
Toledo, OH Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85B
Tuesday,
February 17, 1885
Powers Opera House
Grand Rapids, MI
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85B
Sunday,
February 15, 1885
Helena, MT Lecture Tour:
85B
Thursday,
February 12, 1885
Battle Creek, MI Lecture Tour:
85B
Wednesday,
February 11, 1885
Kalamazoo, MI Lecture Cancelled ?

cancelled due to blizzard

Tour:
85B
Sunday,
February 1, 1885
Brooklyn Theater
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 31, 1885
City Opera House
Altoona, PA
Lecture Cancelled Which Way?

part of Liberal League meeting – miscommunication with league?

Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 31, 1885
Music Hall
Kingston, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Friday,
January 30, 1885
Opera House
Amsterdam, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 29, 1885
Metropolitan Opera House
Binghamton, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

Not the first lecture in Binghamton, but previous was a long time earlier.

Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 28, 1885
Breese Opera House
Norwich, NY
Lecture Cancelled Orthodoxy

cancelled Norwich lecture (due to blizzard) – rescheduled to 2/26

Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 27, 1885
Wagner Opera House
Bradford, PA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Monday,
January 26, 1885
Corinthian Academy of Music
Rochester, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Sunday,
January 25, 1885
Court Street Theater
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 24, 1885
Hodge Opera House
Lockport, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Friday,
January 23, 1885
Academy of Music
Oswego, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Thursday,
January 22, 1885
Memorial Hall
Gloversville, NY
Lecture

recent lecture noted in Amsterdam paper

Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 21, 1885
Academy of Music
Auburn, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

audience of “goodly proportions”, but didn’t fill hall (blizzard in progress)

Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 20, 1885
Opera House
Rome, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

300-400 people

Tour:
85A
Monday,
January 19, 1885
Opera House
Utica, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Sunday,
January 18, 1885
Boston Theatre
Boston, MA
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Saturday,
January 17, 1885
Portland Theatre
Portland, ME
Lecture Orthodoxy

full house

Tour:
85A
Wednesday,
January 14, 1885
Academy of Music
Pittsfield, MA
Lecture Orthodoxy

very meager audience

Tour:
85A
Tuesday,
January 13, 1885
City Hall
Waterbury, CT
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
85A
Sunday,
January 11, 1885
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
85A
Sunday,
December 14, 1884
National Theater
Washington, DC
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
Thursday,
December 11, 1884
Lockport, NY Lecture

obvious collision with Youngstown

Tour:
84F
Thursday,
December 11, 1884
Youngstown, OH Lecture Tour:
84F
Wednesday,
December 10, 1884
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
84F
Tuesday,
December 9, 1884
Upper Sandusky, OH Lecture Which Way? Tour:
84F
Sunday,
December 7, 1884
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Which Way?

afternoon lecture

Tour:
84F
Saturday,
December 6, 1884
Greencastle, IN Lecture Tour:
84F
Friday,
December 5, 1884
Lafayette, IN Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
Wednesday,
December 3, 1884
Academy of Music
Milwaukee, WI
Lecture Orthodoxy

large audience

Tour:
84F
December, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Jacksonville, IL Lecture

state uncertain

Tour:
84F
Sunday,
November 30, 1884
McViker's Theatre
Chicago, IL
Lecture Which Way?

filled to overflowing

Tour:
84F
Saturday,
November 29, 1884
Springfield, IL Lecture Orthodoxy

date must have changed from initial plan

Tour:
84F
Friday,
November 28, 1884
Vincennes, IN Lecture Tour:
84F
Thursday,
November 27, 1884
Liederkranz Hall
Louisville, KY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
Wednesday,
November 26, 1884
Evansville, IN Lecture Tour:
84F
Tuesday,
November 25, 1884
Opera House
Decatur, IL
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
Monday,
November 24, 1884
Grand Opera House
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
Sunday,
November 23, 1884
St. Louis, MO Lecture Tour:
84F
Saturday,
November 22, 1884
Coates Opera House
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Which Way? Tour:
84F
Friday,
November 21, 1884
St. Joe, KS Lecture Tour:
84F
Thursday,
November 20, 1884
Topeka, KS Lecture Tour:
84F
Wednesday,
November 19, 1884
Atchison Theatre
Atchison, KS
Lecture Liberty Tour:
84F
Monday,
November 17, 1884
Trinidad, CO Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84F
November, 1884 Kitt Carson Monument
Sante Fe, NM
Lecture

orator for unveiling

Wednesday,
November 12, 1884
Springer, NM Lecture Liberty

free lecture, given during public BBQ welcoming Ingersolls to Springer

Wednesday,
October 8, 1884
Los Angeles, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
October 6, 1884
San Francisco, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
October 6, 1884
Music Hall
San Jose, CA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 30, 1884
Ridgway Hall
Santa Rosa, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy

first lecture in Santa Rosa

Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 29, 1884
Dietz Opera House
Oakland, CA
Lecture

Oakland infered from name of theater

Tour:
84E
Sunday,
September 28, 1884
San Francisco, CA Lecture Liberty Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 27, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Stockton, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Friday,
September 26, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Oakland, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Thursday,
September 25, 1884
Petaluma, CA Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 24, 1884 *
Date is approximate
San Francisco, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 23, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Salinas, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 22, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Gilroy, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
September 21, 1884
Metropolitan Temple
San Francisco, CA
Lecture How To Be Saved?

crowded house

Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 20, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Santa Cruz, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 17, 1884
California Theater
San Jose, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 16, 1884
Dietz Opera House
Oakland, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 13, 1884
Metropolitan Temple
San Francisco, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy

2500 in audience

Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 10, 1884
Marysville, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 9, 1884
Red Bluff, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
September 8, 1884
Redding, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
September 7, 1884
Mount Shasta, CA Lecture

town formerly known in 1884 as ‘Sissons’

Tour:
84E
Saturday,
September 6, 1884
Yreka, CA Lecture Tour:
84E
Friday,
September 5, 1884
Ashland, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
September 3, 1884
Rhinehart's Hall
Eugene, OR
Lecture Liberty

at least 400 in audience

Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 2, 1884
Portland, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
September 2, 1884
Salem, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
August 31, 1884
Seattle, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Saturday,
August 30, 1884
Port Townsend, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Friday,
August 29, 1884
Port Townsend, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Thursday,
August 28, 1884
Theater Royal
Victoria, BC
Lecture Orthodoxy

police attempted to stop lecture for alleged safety reasons.

Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
August 27, 1884
Tacoma, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
August 26, 1884
Tacoma, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
August 25, 1884
Standard Theatre
Seattle, WA
Lecture Orthodoxy

first lecture in Seattle – more than 700 in audience

Tour:
84E
Sunday,
August 24, 1884
Olympia, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Saturday,
August 23, 1884
Olympia, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Thursday,
August 21, 1884
Astoria, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
August 19, 1884
Portland, OR Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
August 19, 1884
Corvallis, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
August 18, 1884
Forest Grove, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Saturday,
August 16, 1884
Mechanic's Pavilion
Portland, OR
Lecture How To Be Saved?

3rd lecture in Portland

Tour:
84E
Thursday,
August 14, 1884
Rhinehart's Hall
Eugene, OR
Lecture Orthodoxy

about 500 in audience

Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
August 13, 1884
Mechanic's Pavilion
Portland, OR
Lecture Liberty

1500-2000 in audience – 2nd lecture in Portland

Tour:
84E
Monday,
August 11, 1884
Mechanic's Pavilion
Portland, OR
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Sunday,
August 10, 1884
The Dalles, OR Lecture Tour:
84E
Saturday,
August 9, 1884
Dayton, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Friday,
August 8, 1884
Small's Opera House
Walla Walla, WA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
August 6, 1884
Spokane Falls, WA Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
August 5, 1884
Missoula, MT Lecture Tour:
84E
Monday,
August 4, 1884
Renshaw Opera House
Butte, MT
Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
August 3, 1884
Renshaw Opera House
Butte, MT
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
84E
Saturday,
August 2, 1884
Butte, MT Lecture Tour:
84E
Friday,
August 1, 1884
Helena, MT Lecture Tour:
84E
Friday,
August 1, 1884
Renshaw Opera House
Butte, MT
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84E
Thursday,
July 31, 1884
Helena, MT Lecture Tour:
84E
Wednesday,
July 30, 1884
Opera House
Helena, MT
Lecture How To Be Saved?

opera house filled

Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
July 29, 1884
Bozeman, MT Lecture Tour:
84E
Tuesday,
July 29, 1884
Opera House
Helena, MT
Lecture Orthodoxy

1000 in audience

Tour:
84E
Monday,
July 28, 1884
Livingston, MT Lecture Tour:
84E
Sunday,
July 20, 1884
Livingston, MT Lecture Tour:
84D
Saturday,
July 19, 1884
Bozeman, MT Lecture Tour:
84D
Friday,
July 18, 1884
Miles City, MT Lecture Tour:
84D
Thursday,
July 17, 1884
Mandan, ND Lecture

*possible* lecture in Mandan

Tour:
84D
Wednesday,
July 16, 1884
Atheneum
Bismarck, ND
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84D
Tuesday,
July 15, 1884
Fargo, ND Lecture Tour:
84D
Sunday,
July 13, 1884
St. Paul, MN Lecture Tour:
84D
Saturday,
July 12, 1884
Grand Opera House
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84D
Friday,
July 11, 1884
Minneapolis, MN Lecture Tour:
84D
Thursday,
July 10, 1884
Academy
Sioux City, IA
Lecture Tour:
84D
Wednesday,
July 9, 1884
Boyd Opera House
Omaha, NE
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84D
Tuesday,
July 8, 1884
Grand Opera House
Des Moines, IA
Lecture Orthodoxy

1600 in audience – house filled

Tour:
84D
Monday,
June 30, 1884
Library Hall
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84C
Friday,
June 27, 1884
Case Hall
Cleveland, OH
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84C
Thursday,
June 26, 1884
Opera House
Olean, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

small audience

Tour:
84C
Monday,
June 23, 1884
City Hall
Columbus, OH
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84C
Sunday,
June 22, 1884
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84C
June, 1884 *
Date is approximate
Youngstown, OH Lecture

Lecture around this time – before Jul 7- filled hall

Tour:
84C
June, 1884 *
Date is approximate
New Castle, PA Lecture

Lecture around this time – before Jul 7- filled hall

Tour:
84C
Friday,
May 23, 1884
Academy of Music
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Orthodoxy

footnote indicates lecture that night

Wednesday,
May 21, 1884
Grand Opera House
Rochester, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
May 20, 1884
Wagner Opera House
Bradford, PA
Lecture Orthodoxy

Not first lecture in Bradford – Filled Opera House

Tour:
84B
Monday,
May 19, 1884
Park Opera House
Erie, PA
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Sunday,
May 18, 1884
Music Hall
Buffalo, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy

4000 in audience

Tour:
84B
Friday,
May 16, 1884
Leland Opera House
Albany, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
May 14, 1884
Opera House
Hartford, CT
Lecture Orthodoxy 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
Sunday,
May 11, 1884
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Orthodoxy

Ingersoll Receipts for lecture: $1786

Tour:
84B
Sunday,
April 27, 1884
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Wednesday,
March 19, 1884
Central Music Hall
Chicago, IL
Lecture Orthodoxy

3000 in audience

Tour:
84B
Tuesday,
March 18, 1884
Durley Theater
Bloomington, IL
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Sunday,
March 16, 1884
Pope's Theatre
St. Louis, MO
Lecture Orthodoxy Tour:
84B
Friday,
March 14, 1884
Crawford's Opera House
Topeka, KS
Lecture How To Be Saved?

1500 in audience

Tour:
84B
Thursday,
March 13, 1884
Opera House
Leavenworth, KS
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
84B
Friday,
February 22, 1884
Coates Opera House
Kansas City, MO
Lecture Orthodoxy

2nd delivery of this lecture – 1st at Denver

Tour:
84A
Sunday,
January 20, 1884
Tabor Grand Opera House
Sacramento, CA
Lecture Orthodoxy

Largest Audience ever in building

Tour:
84E
Friday,
November 2, 1883
Lincoln Hall
Washington, DC
Lecture Civil Rights Tour:
83A
Monday,
October 22, 1883
Lincoln Hall
Washington, DC
Lecture Civil Rights Tour:
83A
Saturday,
April 28, 1883 *
Date is approximate
Cincinnati, OH Lecture
Wednesday,
November 29, 1882
Macauley's Theater
Louisville, KY
Lecture Talmagian Theology

theater filled to overflowing

Tour:
82C
Tuesday,
November 28, 1882
Opera House
Evansville, IN
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Monday,
November 27, 1882
Opera House
Springfield, IL
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
82C
Sunday,
November 26, 1882
McVicker's Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
82C
Saturday,
November 25, 1882
Central Music Hall
Chicago, IL
Lecture Liberty Tour:
82C
Friday,
November 24, 1882
Opera House
Creston, IA
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Thursday,
November 23, 1882
Lincoln, NE Lecture Tour:
82C
Wednesday,
November 22, 1882
Opera House
St. Joseph, MO
Lecture How To Be Saved?

about 1000 in audience

Tour:
82C
Tuesday,
November 21, 1882
Coates Opera House
Kansas City, MO
Lecture How To Be Saved?

2000 in audience

Tour:
82C
Monday,
November 20, 1882
Boyd's Opera House
Omaha, NE
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
82C
Sunday,
November 19, 1882
St. Louis, MO Lecture Tour:
82C
Saturday,
November 18, 1882 *
Date is approximate
Ottumwa, IA Lecture

Date approximate

Tour:
82C
Saturday,
November 18, 1882
Rock Island, IL Lecture Tour:
82C
Friday,
November 17, 1882
Burtis Opera House
Davenport, IA
Lecture Talmagian Theology

600 in audience

Tour:
82C
Thursday,
November 16, 1882
Green's Opera House
Cedar Rapids, IA
Lecture Talmagian Theology

at least 1400 in audience

Tour:
82C
Wednesday,
November 15, 1882
Academy of Music
Minneapolis, MN
Lecture Great Infidels

Combination of Talmedgian Theology and Great Infidels

Tour:
82C
Tuesday,
November 14, 1882
Stillwater, MN Lecture Tour:
82C
Monday,
November 13, 1882
Opera House
St. Paul, MN
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
82C
Sunday,
November 12, 1882
McVicker's Theatre
Chicago, IL
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Saturday,
November 11, 1882
Park Theater
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Friday,
November 10, 1882
Saginaw, MI Lecture Tour:
82C
Wednesday,
November 8, 1882
Detroit Opera House
Detroit, MI
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Tuesday,
November 7, 1882
Music Hall
Toledo, OH
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Monday,
November 6, 1882
Sandusky, OH Lecture Tour:
82C
Sunday,
November 5, 1882
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82C
Friday,
August 18, 1882
Chicago, IL Lecture Tour:
82B
Friday,
August 18, 1882 *
Date is approximate
St. Paul, MN Lecture Tour:
82B
Thursday,
August 17, 1882
Indianapolis, IN Lecture Tour:
82B
Wednesday,
August 16, 1882
Grand Rapids, MI Lecture Tour:
82B
Tuesday,
August 1, 1882
Denver, CO Lecture

opening address at the National Mining Exposition

Tuesday,
May 30, 1882
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Decoration Day ’82
Monday,
May 1, 1882
Low's Opera House
Providence, RI
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82A
Sunday,
April 30, 1882
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82A
Wednesday,
April 26, 1882
Academy of Music
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82A
Sunday,
April 23, 1882
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82A
Sunday,
April 16, 1882
Academy of Music
New York, NY
Lecture Talmagian Theology Tour:
82A
Wednesday,
March 29, 1882
Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
82A
Sunday,
March 26, 1882
Steinway Hall
New York, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
82A
Thursday,
February 16, 1882 *
Date is approximate
Sioux Falls, SD Lecture Tour:
82A
Monday,
May 23, 1881
Park Theater
Indianapolis, IN
Lecture Great Infidels Tour:
81B
Sunday,
May 22, 1881
St. Louis, MO Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
81B
Friday,
May 20, 1881
Central Music Hall
Chicago, IL
Lecture Great Infidels Tour:
81B
Sunday,
May 15, 1881
Grand Opera House
Cincinnati, OH
Lecture Great Infidels

$1413 receipts

Tour:
81B
Sunday,
May 8, 1881
National Theatre
Washington, DC
Lecture Great Infidels Tour:
81A
Sunday,
May 1, 1881
Booth's Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Great Infidels Tour:
81A
Sunday,
April 24, 1881
Booth's Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Why Tour:
81A
Wednesday,
April 13, 1881
Music Hall
Taunton, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
81A
Tuesday,
April 12, 1881
Academy of Music
Fall River, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
81A
Monday,
April 11, 1881
Providence Opera House
Providence, RI
Lecture Why Tour:
81A
Sunday,
April 10, 1881
Boston Theater
Boston, MA
Lecture Why Tour:
81A
Friday,
April 8, 1881
Town Hall
Meriden, CT
Lecture How To Be Saved?

Wilcox Opera House cancelled due to Rev. Lansing – had lecture at town hall

Tour:
81A
Thursday,
April 7, 1881
Carll's Opera House
New Haven, CT
Lecture Why

largest audience ever had in New Haven

Tour:
81A
Saturday,
April 2, 1881
Chicago, IL Lecture Tour:
81A
Tuesday,
March 29, 1881
Academy of Music
Brooklyn, NY
Lecture Liberty

audience “as large as the building would accomodate”

Tour:
81A
Tuesday,
January 4, 1881
Wilmington, DE Lecture How To Be Saved?

This lecture is the one that caused the Justice Comegys incident.

Monday,
December 13, 1880
Grand Opera House
Syracuse, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80F
Sunday,
December 12, 1880
Academy of Music
Buffalo, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80F
Saturday,
December 11, 1880
Park Opera House
Erie, PA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80F
Friday,
December 10, 1880
5th Ave Lyceum
Pittsburgh, PA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80F
Saturday,
October 2, 1880 *
Date is approximate
Cincinnati, OH Lecture Tour:
80E
October, 1880 Washington, DC Lecture How To Be Saved?

date & location given in preface to transcript

Tour:
80E
Sunday,
September 26, 1880
Grand Opera House
Milwaukee, WI
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80E
Sunday,
September 19, 1880
McVicker's Theater
Chicago, IL
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80E
Friday,
September 17, 1880
Chicago, IL Lecture National Liberal League Convention Tour:
80E
Sunday,
September 12, 1880
Schoolcraft, MI Lecture How To Be Saved?

4000 people. Liberal meetingof Michigan & N. Indiana

Tour:
80E
Sunday,
September 5, 1880
Hornellsville, NY Lecture How To Be Saved?

National Freethinker’s Convention sept 1-5 25-30 speakers

Tour:
80E
Sunday,
August 22, 1880
Highland Lake Grove
Norfolk, MA
Lecture How To Be Saved?

2500-5000 people

Tour:
80E
Sunday,
August 15, 1880
Academy of Music
Chelsea, MA
Lecture Liberty Tour:
80E
Sunday,
August 1, 1880
Music Hall
Lynn, MA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80E
Wednesday,
May 26, 1880
Academy of Music
Baltimore, MD
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80D
Tuesday,
May 25, 1880
Academy of Music
Philadelphia, PA
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80D
Sunday,
May 23, 1880
Booth's Theater
New York, NY
Lecture Gods Tour:
80D
Sunday,
May 16, 1880
Booth's Theater
New York, NY
Lecture How To Be Saved? Tour:
80D