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EJP Chronology Excel See also Book outline

chptr year month day notes city theatre co play and other events
1 1790 7 1   Ledbury England   Elizabeth Williams born EJ Phillips' mother
1 1794 1     Ledbury England   Thomas Phillips born EJ Phillips' father
1 1824 9 13   Chatham Canada? Mary Ann Phillips born EJ Phillips' sister 
1 1830 9 7   Chatham Canada Elizabeth Jane Phillips born to Thomas & Elizabeth Williams Phillips
1 1830     to 1852  Hamilton Ont   EJ Phillips early years in Hamilton Ontario 
1 1832 10 32   Chatham Canada? sister Mary Ann Phillips died
1 1837       Chatham Canada Thomas & Elizabeth Phillips move to Hamilton with daughters Mary Ann and Elizabeth Jane
1 1848 2 ?   hamilton ONT Hamilton amateurs Pride of the market
1 1848 3   Hamilton ONT Prince of Wales Toronto Rob Roy  
1 1848 4   ? month later Hamilton ONT Hamilton amateurs Tragedy of Douglas
2 1848 4.9   to 1860 Toronto Royal Lyceum Toronto and the Royal Lyceum Theatre
2 1848 5 18 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Irish Lion by John Baldwin Buckstone 
2 1849 6 11   Toronto Royal Lyceum Tragedy of Douglas  EJP as Lady Randolph
2 1849 7 6   Toronto Royal Lyceum Benefit for Miss Phillips and Mrs Lyon
2 1849     season summary Toronto Royal Lyceum Miss Phillips listed as a new performer in summary of 1849 season
2 1850 9 18   Wash DC   Fugitive Slave Act passed by Congress  
2 1850 9     Wash DC   Compromise of 1850  
2 1852 2 24   Toronto Royal Lyceum Rivals benefit patronage Toronto Fire Brigade Lydia Languish
2 1852 4 12   Toronto Royal Lyceum EJP joins Royal Lyceum stage company  
2 1852 4 12 1 month Toronto Royal Lyceum John Nickinson agreed with TP Besnard to bring Utica Co to Toronto 
2 1852 4 12 to May 11? Toronto Royal Lyceum London Assurance Charlotte as Lady Gay Spanker EJP as Grace  
2 1852 4 30   Wash DC   Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe published  
2 1852 4   ? Toronto Royal Lyceum My first salary was $8 per week had to buy stage clothes with it. Paid $2.50 board 9 month engagements
2 1852 5 19   Toronto Royal Lyceum Lyceum season ended with benefit for Charlote Nickinson Old Honesty Farewell Address Miss C Nickinson  
2 1852 9 3 to Dec Utica NY Utica Museum John Nickinson to Utica for winter seaosn
2 1852 .     Toronto   JN's 1859 letter to EJP refers to "our 7 years of past love"
2 1852     to 1853 Toronto Royal Lyceum JN not living in Toronto but just playing short engagements there
2 1852       touring Montreal other? John Nickinson Touring Canada with  
2 1853 1 1   Utica NY Utica Museum Utica Museum closes after a benefit for the owner
2 1853 4 . to 185? Toronto Royal Lyceum JN sole manager Royal Lyceum == success for 5 years, gave up Quebec theatre  
2 1853 4 spring Toronto   Demand for Canadian wheat and flour added est $3 million to farmers' incomes  
2 1853 8 13   Hamilton ONT Metropolitan John Nickinson to shortly open theatre in Hamilton
2 1853 9 15   Hamilton ONT Mrs Thomas Phillips died
2 1853 9 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Romeo and Juliet
2 1853 10 5 to 1865 Mar Toronto   Crimean War eliminated Russian wheat from British market, increasing demand for Canadian breadstuffs  
2 1853 12 12 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Richard III Couldock
2 1854 7 27 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Paul Pry EJP MRs Subtle WM Davidge Paul Pry Charlotte N Phoebe Virginia N as Eliza  
2 1854 7 27 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Poor Pillicoddy by John Madison morton EJP as Mrs Pillicoddyh  
2 1854 7 28 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Buzzards The EJP Miss Lucretia Buzzard Virginia Nickinson as Sally
2 1854 7 28 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Petticoat government by Charles Dance  
2 1854 7 29 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Robt Macaire or the two murderers  EJP as Marie JN Robt Macaire Davidge Thompson Va N as Clementine  
2 1854 7 31 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Dominique the deserter EJP Genevieve  Davidge Thomnpson Va N as Jeannette  
2 1854 8 2 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Betsey Baker EJP MRs Crummy Charlotte Nickinson Betsey Baker Davidge Thompson
2 1854 8 2 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Two Bonnycastles EJP Paty Charlotte N Mrs Bonny castle Davidge Benj Bonnycastle  Va N Helen  
2 1854 8 3 mult yrs Toronto Royal Lyceum Honeymoon EJP Volante JN Lopez Davidge Thompson  Charlotte Juliana Virginiai Zamora  
2 1854 9   Fall New York NY   Eliza Nickinson married Charles Peters moves to NY  
2 1855 3 16   Toronto   Mary Ann Talbot Nickinson and John  Nickinson legally separate alimony 78 pounds annually  
2 1855 8 10 mult 1857 Jun  Toronto Royal Lyceum As you Like It  EJP Celia Davidge as Touchstone Thompson SylviusCharlotte rosalind Isabella PhoebeVa Audrey
2 1855 season summary Toronto Royal Lyceum New performers Isabella Nickinson  
2 1856 4 18   Toronto Royal Lyceum William Tell The hero of Switzerland  
2 1856 7 16   Toronto   Fire at Theatre Lane and King St EJ Phillips  & 2 other company lodgers loses nearly all their possessions
2 1856 7 17 3 nights Toronto Royal Lyceum Zavistowski troup of ballet dancers and pantomimists  
2 1856 11 11   Toronto Royal Lyceum Rivals  EJP Mrs Malaprop Mr Petrie Sir Anthony Absolute
2 1857 1 12 to Jan 16 Toronto Royal Lyceum Cinderella JN Baron Pompolino EJP Stepsister  
2 1857 2 6 may-june? Toronto Royal Lyceum Uncle Tom's Cabin EJP as Cassy Charlotte as Eliza Den Thompson Uncle Tom Eliza Va N Topsy  
2 1857 8 29 Toronto Royal Lyceum Twelfth Night EJP Countess Olivia Charlotte Viola Isabella Maria
2 1857 9 ,   United States & Canada Financial panic 1857  
2 1857 10 .   Niagara Falls Virginia Nickinson married Owen Marlowe  
2 1858 1 11   Toronto Royal Lyceum Wife The with Isabella Nickinson's last Toronto appearance as Florabella in Knowles'   
2 1858 1 22   Toronto Royal Lyceum Monsieur Tonson EJP Mme Bellegarde JN Mons Morbllieu  also Temple JN Isoline Charlotte  
2 1858 2   ? New York NY   Isabella and Mary Ann Nickinson go to New York  
2 1858 4 22   Toronto   Charlotte Nickinson married Daniel Morrison
2 1858 4 28   Toronto Royal Lyceum School for Scandal Charlotte Nickinson retired from the stage as Lady Teazle Nan the good for nothing
2 1858 4 30   Toronto   Charles Alderman Nickinson born  
2 1858 7 1   Toronto Royal Lyceum Marlowes back in Toronto after tour of southern states  remained for several years  
2 1858 7 1   Toronto Royal Lyceum Owen Marlowe manager John Nickinson resigned   
2 1858 9 1 to ? Toronto Royal Lyceum John Nickinson again manager Royal Lyceum
2 1858 10 16 to 18 Harpers Ferry WV   John Brown's raid  
2 1858 12 . 2 weeks Toronto Royal Lyceum Aladdin holiday spectacle failed to revive theatre's failing fortunes
2 1859 2 19   Toronto Royal Lyceum Royal Lyceum closing announced NY Clipper
2 1859 7   ? Pittsburgh PA Pittsburgh Theatre Royal Lyceum some actors hired by Pittsburgh Theatre which closed after four months 
2 1859 9 6   Buffalo NY Metropolitan Theatre John Nickinson in Buffalo to see Henry T Meech with every prospect of getting that theatre
2 1859 9 7   Toronto   John Nickinson first anniversary but month of my teetotality 
2 1859 9 15 ? Pittsburgh PA   Charles Alderman Nickinson died   
2 1859 9 16 . Toronto   JN letter to EJP our sad bereavement Marlowe lost Lyceum going to Troy Morrrson to Quec w/all family but John  
2 1859 10 4 to Dec? Rochester NY Metropolitan theatre Henry VIII JN  winters Tale Wallack like myself on the sober tack
2 1860 3 . to Aug Toronto Royal Lyceum JN returned to Toronto to take over Royal Lyceum until August when ads no longer appear in Globe
2 1860 6 2 6 nights Belleville Ontario Prince of Wales Faint heart EJP as Donna Leonnora in James Planche's 
2 1860 8 24   Toronto   Christine Harriet Melanie  "Hattie" Nickinson born
2 1860 9 22   Toronto Prince of Wales JN Managing theatre
2 1860 11 6   United States Abraham Lincoln elected president over Stephen Douglas  
2 1861 2     Montgomery AL   Confederate States of America CSA  established  
2 1861 3 4   Wash DC   Abraham Lincoln Inaugurated  
2 1861 3 13 to 3/19 Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Lady's Dual Royalist or Lady's Duel  
2 1861 3 15   Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Merry Monarch Charles Second EJP as Lady Clara in John Howard Payne's  [Washington Irving]   
2 1861 3 18   Hamilton ONT Metropolitan Napoleon's Old Guard JN Benefit  
2 1861 3 19 2nd wk season Lockport NY Arcade Hall Metropolitan Theatre Lady of Lyons  
2 1861 4 12   Charleston SC   Confederates attack Ft Sumter Charleston SC  
2 1861 4 23 7 plays  Erie PA Farrar Hall  Fairy spectac HRH Invisible prince Winki the great buzzard in the farce Fairy Spectacle HRH Invisible princ  
2 1861 5 7 1 nite only Erie PA Farrar Hall  Uncle Tom's Cabin EJP Cassy JN Phineas Fletcher  
2 1861 5 8 week/s? Hamilton ONT Metropolitan Octoroon  
2 1861 6 , to July 26 Ottawa Her Majesty's Theatre Macbeth  EJP as Lady Macbeth 
2 1861 6 , to July 26 Ottawa Her Majesty's Theatre Octoroon JN as Salem Scudder in Boucicault's Octoroon  
2 1861 7 2   Manassas VA   Battle of Bull Run  
2 1861 7 27 weeks? Buffalo NY Buffalo & Rochester Dramatic Co playing in Buffalo Lockport Erie Ottawa and other places
2 1861 9 7 4 weeks Quebec City Music hall Napoleon's Old Guard JN had short dramatic season opening 
2 1861 11 , to Dec Ottawa Her Majesty's Theatre School for Scandal JN as Sir Peter Teazle and EJP in Sheridan's School for Scandal benefit  
2 1861 12 6   Montreal Her Majesty's Theatre Nan the good for nothing  
2 1861 12 6   Montreal Her Majesty's Theatre Naval Engagements  
2 1861 12 10 from Nov Ottawa Her Majesty's Theatre JN announced one more night before Ottawa  theatre closes
2 1862 5 29   New York NY Laura Keenes Old Guard JN Havresack Isabella Melanie  
3 1862 6 14   Cincinnati?   Confederate 50 cent note in account book  
2 1862 8 20   New York NY Washington Hall Harlem Household fairy JN as Box Mr. Marlowe as Cox in John Madison Morton's   
2 1862 9 6   Troy NY Adelphi Theatre JN and Isabella in Troy for a limited time   
2 1862 9 17   Antietam MD   Battle of Antietam bloodiest day of the Civil war  
3 1862 10 ? to 1866 Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Cincinnati Pike's Opera House and the Civil War
3 1862 10 ? to 66 mar Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  EJP joins Pike's Opera House until fire destroys it march 1866
3 1863 1 1   Wash DC   Emancipation Proclamation  
3 1863 3 11   Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  John Nickinson becomes stage manager Pike's Opera House
3 1863 3 .   Cincinnati OH   Major Gen Ambrose Burnside HQ Dept of the Ohio XXIII Corp Morgans Raid inJuly  
3 1863 4 13 to Ao4 16 Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Chimney Corner Patty Probity EJP  with CW Couldock
3 1863 4 17 to 18 Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Willow Copse  John Nickinson as Bill Staggers EJP as Lady Apsley  in Boucicaul't's Willow Copse  
3 1863 4 20 to 23 Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Massianello  opera by Christine zavistowski    
3 1863 4 27 to 30 Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Napoleons Old Guard
3 1863 5 19   Louisville KY Louisville Theatre Little Baretfoot JN appearing In the Old Guard with Maggie Mitchell 
3 1863 5 31   New York NY   Isabella Nickinson married Charles M Walcot Jr  
3 1863 6 14 1 week? Cincinnati OH Pikes Opera House Nickinson rehearses French Spy Massienallo Midsummer Nights Dream for Nashville trip
3 1863 6 22 to Jul 20 Nashville TN Duffield's theatre French Spy Midsummer nights dream Massianello  
3 1863 6 22 to July 20 Nashville TN Duffield's theatre Napolons Old Guard, Famaily Jars  JN as Havresack Boucicault's Fairy of the Lillies Lakes Killarnbey  as Ned Ryan 
3 1863 6     Cincinnati OH   A Zavistowski actor listed at Clifton House  
3 1863 6   to July Nashville TN Duffield's theatre Fairy of the Lake Zavistowskis JN in Grandfather Whitehead as Grandfather Whitehead  
3 1863 7 1 to Jul 3 Gettsburg PA   Batttle of Gettysburg bloodiest of the civil war  
3 1863 7 3   New York NY   Draft riots in NY and elsewhere  
3 1863 7 4   Vicksburg MS   Vicksburg surrenders to Gen Grant after six week siege Confederacy split in two  
3 1863 7 4   Nashville TN Duffield's theatre Zavistowski's playing to crowded audiences   
3 1863 7 6 to Jul 20 Nashville TN Duffield's theatre School for Scandal JN as Sir Peter Teazle in Sheridan's School for Scandal
3 1863 7 8   Cincinnati OH   Albert Edward Nickinson born  
3 1863 9 19 to 20 Chattanooga TN   Battle of Chickamauga Decisive Confederate victory under Gen Braxton Bragg  
3 1863 11 17 to Apr 21 Cincinnati OH Mozart  Hall Cincinnati Sanitary Fair  with art gallery lectures concerts to raise money for soldiers' relief   
3 1863 11 19   Gettsburg PA   Lincoln delivers Gettsburg Address  
3 1863 12 17   Cincinnati OH Pikes Opera House Leah the forsaken EJP as Dame Gertrude in Augustin Daly's [Salomon Hermann von Mosenthal] JN father Herman  
3 1864 1 25   Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Fanchon Maggie Mitchell, John Nickinson as Father Barbeaud EJP Old Fadet  in Fanchon the Cricket  
3 1864 2 9   Cincinnati OH   John Nickinson died
3 1864 3 4   Cincinnati OH   spirit letter to EJP about John Nickinson
3 1864 4 1 Hamilton ONT Thomas Phillips died
3 1864 6 28   Wash DC   Lincoln repeals Fugitive Slave Law  
3 1864 11 15 to Dec 21 Atlanta to Savannah GA   Sherman's March to the Sea  
3 1865 1 31   Wash DC   Congress passes Thirteenth Amendment abolishing slavery  
3 1865 2 6   Cincinnati OH Pikes Opera House Hamlet for benefit of Civil War widows orphans
3 1865 4 9   Appomattox VA   Lee surrenders to Grant   
3 1865 4 14   Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Othello  
3 1865 4 16   Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Pike's Opera House closed after Lincoln Assasination Junius Brutus Booth flees town  
3 1865 4 16   Cincinnati OH Pikes Opera House Sermon on the assasination of Abraha Lincon  
3 1866 3 16 to Mar 22 Cincinnati OH Pikes Opera House Alice Zavistowski appears as Puck in Midsummer Mnigjht's Dream hours before Pike's burns down  
3 1866 3 22   Cincinnati OH Pike's Opera House  Pike's Opera House burns 
3 1866 9 21 to 1867? Cincinnati OH Woods Theatre EJP engaged by Wood's Theatre
4 1867 9   to 1875 touring   Single Parenthood and no fixed abode
4 1868 3   ? Indianapolis IN   Edwin Forrest EJP first played with 
4 1868 3 ? Indianapolis IN Metropolitian Theatre King Lear EJP Goneril with Edwin Forrest
4 1868 3 ? Indianapolis IN Metropolitian Theatre Virginius EJP Servia with, Edwin Forrest
4 1868 3   ? Indianapolis IN Metropolitian Theatre Virginius Othello  EJP plays with Edwin Forrest 
4 1869 9 25 to 1870 New Orleans LA Varieties Theatre WR Floyd engaged EJP 
4 1870 6 1   Rockland Co NY Suffern   EJP Hattie and Albert at Zavistowskis in Ramapo NJ  
4 1870 9 3 to Jun 30 Indianapolis IN   Children arrived Indianapolis
4 1871 1 31   Norwalk CT Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined 
4 1871 2 2   Connecticut touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Danbury 2 Waterbury feb 4 Ansonia 6 Derby 7 Bridgeport 9-11New London 13 Norwich 14-15 Willimantic 16-18
4 1871 2 20 to Feb 28 CT/ Mass Touring   Middletown 20-21 Hartford 22-23  Meriden 24-25 New Britain 26 Pittsfield MA 27-28 
4 1871 3 2   Mass touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Chicopee Mar 2-3 Springfield 4 Holyoke 6-7 Northampton 8-9 Greenfield 10-11 Fitchburg 13-14 Gardner 15-16  
4 1871 3 17   Mass touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Athol Mar17-18 Shelburne Falls 20-21  North Adams 22-25
4 1871 3 27   Vermont touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Bennington Mar 27-29 Rutland 20-21 Middlebury Apr 3-4 Vergennes 5-6 Burlington 7-8 St Albans 10-12
4 1871 4 13   Vermont touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Montpellier Apr 13-15 W Randolph 17-18 Woodstock 19-20 Claremont NH 21-22 St. Johnsbury VT 24-26
4 1871 4 29   NH MA touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Laconia Apr NH 27-29 Concord 1-4 Manchester 5-6 Nashua 8-9 Grotonb MA 10-11 Clinton 12-13 May Concord 1-4 Manchester 5-6 Nashua 8-9 Groton Mass 10-11 Clinton 12-13
4 1871 5 15   Mass touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Leominster May 15-16 Fitchburg 17-18 Gardner 19-20 Athol 22-23 Orange 24-25 Greenfield 26-27 
4 1871 5 29   Mass/CT touring Marsden & Stowe's Troup joined  Northampton 29-30 Holyoke 31-June 1 Chicopee 2-3 Pittsfield 5-6 New Britain CT 7-8 Middletown 9-10  
4 1871 9 1 to Oct early St Louis MO Olympic Theatre EJP engaged by Charles Pope's Olympic Theatre toured Memphis, New Orleans and Mobile 
4 1871 10 7 to ? New Orleans LA Olympic Theatre Pope's Olympic touring included Memphis Mobile Shakespeare mainly?
4 1871 10 21   Memphis TN Olympic Theatre Pope's Olympic touring     
4 1871 10 28   St Louis MO Olympic Theatre Charles Pope's Olympic touring     
4 1872 6 16 to ? New Orleans LA   Left St Louis for New Orleans
4 1872 8 11   Philadelphia PA   Arrived Philadelphia commenced engagement Aug 12
4 1872 8 17 to Sep 12     received salary from Mr Rogers
4 1872 9 1   St Louis MO Olympic Theatre Pope's Olympic end of 2nd year 
4 1872 9 3   St Louis MO Olympic Theatre Pope's Olympic 3rd year commenced
4 1872 9 16   New York NY Olympic Theatre Wife The  1 week and 1 night
4 1872 9 27   New York NY Olympic Theatre Hunchback  Olympic closed Sept 28
4 1872 10 4 1 week Indianapolis IN   left New York for Indianapolis
4 1872 11 18   New Orleans LA   commenced in play illegible [moise?] and wife
4 1872 11   to apr 27 South touring New Orleans Mobile Macon Charleston Montgomery New Orleans Mobile Memphis      
4 1873 2 5 ? no yr l Charleston? Temperance Hall King Henry VIII Barrett Wolsey
4 1873 2 17   Savannah GA   Hamlet  
4 1873 2 17   Savannah GA   Romeo & Juliet Varieties Theatre New Orleans Co Frederic Robinson Wm Seymour 
4 1873 2 25   Charleston SC Acad Music King Henry VIII  
4 1873 2 25   Charleston SC Acad Music Money EJP Lady Franklin Barrett's Varieties with King Henvy VIII and Hamlet to follow
4 1873 4 1 ?to April 20 New Orleans LA   Commenced traveling season with Mr Barrett leaving New Orleans for Mobile
4 1873 5 1   Illinois Indiana touring   Barrett Cairo May 1 Bloomington IN 2-3 Springfield IL 5-6 Quincy 7-8 Keokuk IA 9-10 Peoria IL 12-13  
4 1873 5 14   Iowa Illinois Wisconsin touring   Barrett Davenport IA May 14-15 Dubuque 16-17 Rockford IL 19-20 Beloit WI 21 Janesville 22-23 Madison WI 24 
4 1873 5 26   Wisc/Michigan touring   Barrett Milwaukee May 26-28 Grand Rapids 29 Saginaw 30-31Bay city June 2 Saginaw city 4 
4 1873 5   to Feb 73 Midwest Touring Illinois, Indiana Wisconsin Michigana Missouri      
4 1873 6 5 to 10 Michigan/NY touring   Barrett Jackson MI June 5 6 & 9 Detroit 9-10 
4 1873 6 13 to 21 NY State   Barrett Buffalo ny 13-14 Titusville 16-17 Elmira 18=19 Syracuse 20-21
4 1873 6 23   NY/MA touring   Barrett Oswego NY June 23-24 Utica? 25-26 Pittsfield MA June 30 -July 1 Springfield July 2
4 1873 7 2   Connecticut touring   Barrett Hartford CT July 2-3 New Haven 4 Winsted 4-5 Bridgeport 5 
4 1873 9     United States & Canada Financial Panic 1873   
4 1873 11 17 1 month St Louis MO   Rent for room 113 N 8th St
4 1874 2 1 to Feb 25 South touring Alabama, Tennessee Louisiana      
  1874 3 20   St Louis MO   play with Charles Pope
4 1874 3   thru Sept  Midwest touring Indiana Michigan Minnesota Wisconsin Illinois Missouri      
4 1874 8 25 2 days Grand Rapids Mi   Commenced 1874-75 season
4 1874 8   to May 6     Salary received from Thomas Davey 1874-75  [father of Minnie Maddern Fiske, southern theatre mgrt]
4 1874 10   to Dec Midwest touring Chicago Cincinnati, Louisville St Louis Indianapolis Michigan       
4 1874 12   to jun 75 Northeast touring Philadelphia Hamilton London ONT New York state 
4 1875 1 24   Suffern NY   Albert to EJP  letter about going to Olympic and Tony Pastors  
4 1875 5   to July South touring Richmond Charleston Savannah August Atlanta GA      
5 1875 9 24 to 1878 Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Philadelphia and the Chestnut St Theatre
5 1875 9 29   Philadelphia PA   expenses for housekeeping $100 kitchen and dining $150 furniture and linens
  1875 11 13   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Weak Woman EJP Mrs Gunn
5 1875 12 4   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Tichborne EJP Widow Orton
5 1875 12 18   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Married in Haste EJP Mrs Grainger
5 1876 2 26   Suffern NY   Albert letter from to his teacher  
5 1876 6 6 to Nov 18 Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Our Boys Centennial summer Clarissa in Our Boys an elderly young lady 
5 1876 9 6   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Our Boys 100th performance
6 1877 8 15   New York NY Union Square EJP joined AM Palmer's Union Square Theatre Co
6 1877 8 15 to sep 15 77 New York NY Union Square Pink Dominos  
6 1877 8   to 1893 New York NY   Golden age of American Stock companies AMP Palmer's Union & Madison Sq Theatre Companies
6 1877 9 17   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre New Men and Old Acres
6 1877 11   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Rivals Mrs Malaprop, Julia Melville
6 1878 4 3   Philadelphia PA Walnut St Theatre Lady of Lyons EJP Madame Deschapelles
6 1878 5 30 6-Jul Chicago IL Grand Opera? Celebrated Case 
6 1878 11 30 to Apr 79 New York NY Union Square Banker's daughter
  1878 12 1   Detroit MI      
6 1878 12   to 1881 New York NY Wallacks Theatre Danicheffs testimonial
6 1879 7 ? Chicago IL McVickers Led Astray Union Square
6 1879 9 30 New York NY Union Square Bankers Daughter
6 1879 12     New York NY Union Square Camille Madame Prudence
6 1880 1 8th reg season New York NY Union Square False friend  
6 1880 3 22 or May 3 wk? New York NY Union Square Two Orphans  
6 1880 9 27   Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Two Orphans EJP 
6 1880 10 4   Buffalo NY Acad of music? Led Astray  
6 1880 10 17 to Dec 14 New York NY Union Square Daniel Rochat  
6 1880 10 25   New York NY Union Square French flats  
6 1881 2 1 to end Feb New York NY Union Square Danicheffs revival
6 1881 2 28   New York NY Union Square Felicia or Woman's Love
6 1881 3 17 winter New York NY Union Square Conscience  
  1881 4 4   St Louis MO   play with Maud Harrison, Sara Jewett, John Parselle
6 1881 8 15   New York NY Madison Sq Theatre Bankers Daughter Isabella Mrs and Mrs CM Walcot in Bronson Howard's Cazauran adapted  
6 1881 8 21   Chicago IL Grand Opera House Daniel Rochat  
  1881 11 2 -10 Detroit MI      
6 1881 11 14   New York NY Union Square Daniel Rochat  
6 1881 11 28 6 perfs New York NY Union Square Camille Madame Prudence
6 1881 11 29 NYT New York NY Wallacks Theatre Rosedale or the Rifle Ball
6 1881 12 5 to April 5 New York NY Union Square Lights O London
6 1882 1 17 to Feb 8 New York NY Union Square Creole The  
6 1882 8 20   San Francisco CA California Theatre Bankers Daughter    
6 1882 8 27 1 week San Francisco CA California Theatre False Friend  
6 1882 9 3   San Francisco CA California Theatre Lights O London
6 1882 9 10   San Francisco CA California Theatre Daniel Rochat  
6 1882 11 28 to Jan 8 New York NY Union Square Rantzaus The  
6 1883 5 14   New York NY Union Square AMP left Union Square, Shook and Collier took over
6 1883 8 6   Colorado Springs CO   Climbed Pike's Peak on horseback
6 1883 8 10 6 weeks? San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Led Astray and Lights o London
6 1883 11 27 TO Jan 26 New York NY Union Square Storm beaten  
6 1883 11 28   New York NY Union Square Rantzaus The  
6 1884 1 27 to April 4 New York NY Union Square Separation  
6 1884 4 27   Boston MA Globe Theatre Separation   
6 1884 8 30   Chicago IL Haverleys Separation  
6 1884 8   summer? Salt Lake City UT   1888 letters refers to much improved bathing accomodations
6 1884 9 3 7 weeks? San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Lights o London
6 1884 10 6 dire failure New York NY Union Square Artist's Daughter
6 1884 11 18 failure New York NY Union Square Duprez & Son Bankers & Brokers
6 1884 11 26   New York NY Union Square Storm beaten  
6 1884 12 13   New York NY Union Square Three wives to one husband
6 1884 ?   to 1885 New York NY Madison Sq Theatre Charles Walcot member Madison Square Theatre Co  
6 1885 2 4   New York NY Union Square Prisoner for Life
6 1885 3 2 to Mar 7 Wash DC Herzog's Museum Celebrated Case performed by Union Square Theatre Co
6 1885 3 4   Wash DC   Grover Cleveland's inauguration and Inaugural Ball
6 1885 5 13 1 week Philadelphia PA Girard Theatre Caste      
6 1885 10 6   New York NY Union Square Artist's Daughter
  1885 11 7   Craigellachie BC Canadian Pacific Railway completed linking Montreal and Port Moody BC  
6 1885 11 7 to Feb 87 New York NY Madison Square Saints & Sinners
6 1886 2 7   New York NY MadSq Dalys wallacks Engaged Actors Fund benefit 
6 1886 2 7   New York NY     EJP 475 Fourth Ave flat lease expires in May
6 1886 2 24   New York NY Madison Square Engaged "big success"
6 1886 4 19 2 weeks New York NY Madison Square Our Society  
6 1886 5 1 to May 30 Boston MA Park Theatre Engaged Our Society "good notices" "good pt in"
6 1886 6 7 4 weeks Chicago IL McVickers Our Society "good part in"
6 1886 6 13   Chicago IL McVickers "Our Society has done more for me than any part I have had for the past 3 seasons"
6 1886 6 20   Chicago IL McVickers Saints & Sinners repeat this week
6 1886 6 30   Chicago IL McVickers Martyr "made a success Mon night ...have regained all the prestige I lost under Collier's mgt"
6 1886 7 3   Chicago IL McVickers Jim the Penman Mr Mrs Kelcey threaten to leave Palmer and go to wallacks in fall 
6 1886 7 9   Chicago IL McVickers Sealed Instructions withdraw replaced by our Socity bus not great times dull in SF
6 1886 7 21   Chicago IL McVickers Baldwin SF beginning the Wallack and Daly style, to Japanese Village 
6 1886 7 21   Chicago IL Columbia Theatre Japanese Village to see EJP with Mrs Scott and Holmes 
6 1886 8 2 6 or 7wks San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Our Society Jim the Penman Saints & sinners Sealed Instructions Broken Hearts
6 1886 9 13   Salt Lake City UT   Mormon Tabernacle to hear organ
6 1886 9 30 to 1887 New York NY Palmers Mad Square Martyr AR Cazauran adapt Sullivan Edwards
6 1886 10 4   Chicago IL   Kelceys to Wallacks
6 1886 10 14   New York NY   EJP  to 39 West 12th st across froom where Alice Zavistowski Webb used  to live 
6 1886 10 28   New York NY   Bartholdi day Statue of Liberty dedicated
6 1886 11 1 ran 6 years New York NY Madison Square Jim the Penman Lady Dunscombe
6 1886 11 19   New York NY Madison Square Foregone Conclusion
6 1887 1 16 2 1/2 months New York NY Madison Square Heart of Hearts  
6 1887 2 7   New York NY Madison Square Jim the Penman 100th performance with satin program souvenir
6 1887 4 11   Philadelphia PA   Hattie Nickinson married John Dolman Jr
6 1887 4 16   Wash DC National Theatre Jim the Penman Actors fund benefit visit to White House
6 1887 4 18   Wash DC   Company visits White House State Dept war Dept Navy Dept Treasury
  1887 5 25   St Louis MO   play with walden ramsey Linda Dietz?
6 1887 6 5 to Jul 24 Chicago IL McVickers Jim the Penman 
6 1887 6 9   Chicago IL McVickers Saints & Sinners next production
6 1887 6 16   Chicago IL   Strikes and failures absorbing all interest at present
6 1887 7 9 ? Chicago IL Wallacks Theatre Herbert kelcey and wife leave AM Palmer for Wallacks
6 1887 7 23   Chicago IL McVickers Saints & Sinners Jul 26 Harry Edwards of Wallacks plays Haggard Mr Pitt Captain Fanshaw
6 1887 7 29 to Aug 6 Chicago IL McVickers AMP conducting rehearsals wish he would always very particular but pleasant bus not good but best of 3 theaters
6 1887 8 29   Philadelphia PA   baseball Philadelphias & Detroits
6 1887 9 4  to Oct 1 Boston MA Park Theatre Jim the Penman open with1 week followed by Elaine then  Martyr
6 1888 3 13 3 11-14 New York NY Madison Square Heart of Hearts Blizzard of 1888
6 1888 4 2 1 month New York NY Madison Square Partners Easter Monday
6 1888 5 14 to June 9 Boston MA Tremont Theatre Partners open, then Elaine, Jim the Penman
6 1888 5 21   Philadelphia PA   John "Jack" Dolman born to John Dolman Jr and Hattie Nickinson Dolman
6 1888 7 22   New York NY Wallacks Theatre AMP Palmer takes over.  Lester Wallack died Sept 6
6 1888 8 5   Chicago IL   bath breakfast and to Union Depot for train to distant west
6 1888 8 8   Nevada   Alkali desert same sleeping car Chicago to Oakland then by ferry to SF breakfast wells supper Humboldt
6 1888 8 10 1 wk each San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Partners Jim the Penman Heart of hearts Our Society
6 1888 8 14   San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Partners opened to fine house JH Stoddart & self most enthuysiastic receptions
6 1888 9 17   Los Angeles CA Grand Opera house Jim the Penman Saints & Sinners Heart of Hearts Partners
6 1888 9 26 to sep 29 Salt Lake City UT   Jim the Penman Saints &Sinners?
6 1888 10 1 1 week Denver CO Tabor Opera House Saints & Sinners      
6 1888 10 12 2 nights Omaha NE Boyds Opera House Jim the Penman  
6 1888 11 21   New York NY Madison Square Partners not a success papers to contrary hope Capt Swift may be easy pleasant part
6 1888 12 3 all season New York NY Madison Square Captain Swift  
6 1889 1 2 Middletown NY   Albert & Neppie engaged EJP exchanges pearl and ruby ring in NYC  
6 1889 4 29 to May 1 New York NY   Centennial of George Washington's Inauguration
6 1889 5 5 4 weeks Boston MA Park Theatre Captain Swift   
6 1889 5 9 to May 13 Boston MA Park Theatre opening a success receptions big  mine as good as the best promises well
6 1889 9 23 2 weeks Chicago IL Hooleys Captain Swift Lady Staunton
6 1889 10 20 to 27th Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Captain Swift  
6 1889 11 29   Middletown NY   Albert Nickinson married Mary Penelope Macardell  
6 1890 2 6   New York NY Park Theatre Gilbert & Sulivan's Gondoliers to see
6 1890 2 26   New York NY   Wealth  
6 1890 3 6 1 perf? New York NY Madison Square Pillars of Society by Ibsen
6 1890 3 13   New York NY Madison Square Jin the Penhman Capt Swift Saints & Sinner need to renovate dresses for
6 1890 4 23   New York NY Players Club Shakespeare's birthday Ladies Day at the Players Club
6 1890 4 29 5 weeks Boston MA Tremont Theatre Pillars of Society by Ibsen  rehearsed Jim the Penman
6 1890 6 19   Omaha NE   Saints & Sinners others? 4 performances  
6 1890 6 21 1 wk 8 perfs Portland OR Marquam Grand Opera Jim the Penman Saints & Sinners Captain Swift [Aunt Jack, Man of thw Qoels]
6 1890 6 26 June 23 open Seattle WA   Saints & Sinners
6 1890 8 8 5 weeks San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Jim the Penman Saints & Sinners 
6 1890 8 12 to Aug 17 Los Angeles CA Grand Opera House Captain Swift Jim the Penman  Sainits & Sinners
6 1890 8 18   Stockton CA Yosemite Theatre Jim the Penman  
6 1890 9 8 3 nights Kansas City MO Coates? Saints and Sinners
6 1890 9 15   Chicago IL Hooleys Saints and Sinners
6 1890 9 29 to Oct 3? Buffalo NY Star Theatre Partners call from Mrs Henry Meech last seen 1875
6 1890 10 2   Hamilton ONT EJP quick visit to hamilton and cemetery where parents are buried
6 1890 10 7   Middletown NY   Edward Phillips Nickinson born to Albert and Mary Penelope Nickinson  
6 1890 10 27 "so bad" New York NY Palmers Theatre Middleman return from 5 months touring
6 1891 1 6 sickly piece New York NY Palmer's Mad Square Theatre Esther Sandraz  
6 1891 1 24 2 weeks Philadelphia PA Broad St Theatre Her Father Madison Square Co
6 1891 1 26 2 weeks Boston MA Tremont Theatre Captain Swift Jim the Penman
6 1891 2 2 1 night Albany NY Leland? Social Fiction and A Pair of Spectables
6 1891 3 8 to Mar 11 New York NY Palmers Theatre Wealth  
6 1891 3 16 to Apr 18 New York NY Madison Square Pharisee unfortunate
6 1891 4 24 1 week Wash DC National Theatre Saints & Sinners Jim the Penman
6 1891 4 28 to May 2 Baltimore MD   Jim the Penman Spectacles 1 week
6 1891 5 28   Philadelphia PA   Elizabeth Ellen Dolman born
6 1891 11 10   New York NY Palmer's Theatre Middleman  
6 1891 12 29 check date New York NY Madison Square Judah  
6 1892 2 3 to Mar 5 New York NY Palmer's Theatre Broken Seal gloomy
6 1892 2 7   New York NY   Sarah Bernhardt's cold prevention recipe
6 1892 5 2 to 7 New York NY Madison Square Actors Fund Fair
6 1892 5 16 to May 21 Chicago IL Hooleys Broken Seal to Phila by May 25 where Elizabeth Ellen Dolman was ill
6 1892 6 12   Philadelphia PA   death of Elizabeth Ellen Dolman
7 1892 6 22   Philadelphia PA   Ramsey Morris Stock Co engaged EJP wth Palmer's consent $120 per week raise
7 1892 7   to 1897 touring   Decline of Stock companies & Rise of Charles Frohman's Theatrical Synidate hard traveling for EJP
7 1892 9 15 1 performanc Peekskill NY Depew Opera House Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1892 10 17 lv 15th  Montreal Acad Music Joseph Ramsey Morris season begins   1 week
7 1892 11 1 to Nov 5 Baltimore MD   Joseph EJP Mrs Horace Bellingham
7 1892 11 8   United States Grover Cleveland defeated Benjamin Harrison in  US presidential election
7 1892 11 30 1 night London ONT Grand Opera house Joseph  
7 1892 12 5 1 week Toronto Grand Opera? Joseph  business immense on Sat
7 1892 12 20 1 week Buffalo NY Acad Music Joseph to Wheeling WV 2 nights Johnstown PA Scranton Wilkesboro Lancaster 
7 1892 12 30   Wilkes Barre PA Grand Opera? Joseph Ramsey Morris Co
7 1893 1 4 1 week Wash DC Acad Music Joseph  
7 1893 1 9 3 nights Richmond VA Acad of Music? Joseph  
7 1893 1 20 1 week Cincinnati OH Pikes Opera House Joseph Judge 1 perf copyrigt
7 1893 1 27 3 nights Cleveland OH   Joseph  
7 1893 1 29 3 nights Indianapolis IN Grand Opera Joseph  
7 1893 2 9 to 11 Louisville KY   Joseph  
7 1893 2 16 to 18 Milwaukee WI Davidson Theatre Joseph bus v. good
7 1893 2 23 to 1897 United States & international Financial Panic 1893  
7 1893 2 26 2 weeks Chicago IL Schiller Joseph to March 6
7 1893 3 20 3 weeks New York NY Union Square Joseph to Apr 8 Mrs Horace Bellingham
7 1893 4 8   New York NY Union Square BF Keith to take charge of Union Square 
7 1893 4 19 2 nights? Albany NY Leland Opera House Joseph  
7 1893 4 19 3 nights Troy NY Rand's Opera? Joseph American Hotel
7 1893 5 18 1 week Brooklyn NY   Joseph next week ends Morris Engagement
7 1893 9 10   Philadelphia PA Charles Frohman Lady Windermere';s Fan telegram to see AMP Palmer about playing the Duchess of Berwick
7 1893 9 15   New York NY Palmer's Theatre Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1893 9 18 2 weeks New York NY Palmer's Theatre Lady Windermere/s Fan rehearsal
7 1893 10 2   New York NY Hammersteins Harlem Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1893 10 16 to Nov 3 2 wks   Chicago IL Schiiller Lady Windermere's Fan 
7 1893 10 31   Chicago IL   EJP paid 3rd and final visit to the Columbian Exposition
7 1893 11 23 1 week Cincinnati OH Grand Opera house Lady Windermere's Fan 
7 1893 11 27 3 nights Louisville KY   Lady Windermere's Fan 
7 1893 11 30   Evansville IN The Grand? Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1893 12 4 1 wk St Louis MO Olympic Theatre Lady Windermere's Fan 
7 1894 1 23 to 29 Montreal Acad Music Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 1 29 to Feb 4 Providence RI   Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 3 5 1 week New York NY Grand Opera House Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 3 11 ?                 to May 1 New York NY   Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 3 26 1 wk Philadelphia PA National Theatre Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 4 9 16-21 New York NY Peoples Theatre Bowery Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 4 23   Allentown PA   Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 4 30 2 weeks Chicago IL Schiller Lady Windermere's Fan
7 1894 5 12   New York NY   Lady Windermer's Fan AM Palmer offers EJP engagement to start Sept 15
7 1894 9 18   Philadelphia PA Mayers Nethersole Olga Nethersole tryiing to get engagement through Marcus Mayer
7 1894 10 15   New York NY Palmer's Theatre Transgressor  
7 1894 10 16 1 wk St Louis MO   Olga Nethersole
7 1894 10 29   New York NY Palmer's Theatre Camille Madame Prudence
7 1894 11 27   Pittsburgh PA Alvin Camille  EJP Madame Prudence
7 1894 12 4   Wash DC Albaughs Camille Romeo and Juliet Transgressor
7 1894 12 10 to 16 Baltimore MD Lyceum Theatre Camille Romeo & Juliet Transgressor
7 1895 1 4   New York NY Hoyts Theatre Gay Parisians   
7 1895 1 14   New York NY Hammersteins Harlem Opera House Camille Madame Prudence
7 1895 1 21   Albany NY     Olga Nethersole
7 1895 1 28 2 weeks Chicago IL Hooleys Romeo & Juliet EJP Nurse
7 1895 3 14 to 16 Buffalo NY Star?   Olga Nethersole 
7 1895 3 23 3/18- 4/6 Boston MA Boston Museum Camille Romeo & Juliet Transgressor
7 1895 7 18   Philadelphia PA   John Dolman Sr funeral
7 1895 7 21   New York NY Garrick Theatre "no faith in the success of the play:"
7 1895 8 5   New York NY Garrick Theatre Richard Mansfield takes rehearsal in hand
7 1895 9 3   New York NY Garrick Theatre New Holland Mansfield season begins
7 1895 9 11   St Louis MO   William Palmer, brother of AM Palmer commit suicide
7 1895 9 19 3 nights Buffalo NY Star Theatre Gay Parisians  EJP Angelique Pinglet
7 1896 5 5   Albany NY Hardman Bluker Hall Gay Parisians  Then Troy, Syracuse 2 nights Rochester 3 nights Toledo 3 nights Detroit 3 nghts
7 1896 5 17 10-16 wks? Chicago IL Hooleys Gay Parisians   
7 1896 8 5   New York NY Hoyts Theatre new season begins
7 1896 8 17 2 wks San Francisco CA Baldwin Theatre Gay Parisians  leave Chicago Aug 12 for SF
7 1896 8 31 to 1910 New York NY     Theatrial Syndicate organzed by Charles Frohman, AL Hayman, Marc Erlanger and others
7 1896 9 5   Fresno CA Bartons Opera House Gay Parisians   
7 1896 9 7 to Sep 9 Los Angeles CA Los Angeles Theatre Gay Parisians   
7 1896 9 11   Sacramento CA Ciunic Opera House Gay Parisians   
7 1896 9 14 to 16th Portland OR Marquam Grand Opera Gay Parisians  splendid house "Public hungry for a show"
7 1896 9 18   Victoria BC Victoria Theatre Gay Parisians   
7 1896 9 20   Vancouver Vancouver Opera house Gay Parisians  drive thru Forest/Stanley Park with Gustave Frohman Sept 21
7 1896 9 21   Seattle WA Seattle Theatre Gay Parisians   
7 1896 9 25   Salt Lake City UT Salt Lake Theatre Gay Parisians  Mormon Temple finished
7 1896 11 30   Pittsburgh PA Pittsburg Opera House Gay Parisians   
7 1896 12 14 last 2 wks Philadelphia PA Chestnut St Theatre Gay Parisians  business pretty good but remain only 3 weeks
7 1897 1 4 to Jan 9 New York NY Garden theatre Gay Parisians   
7 1897 1 13   Harrisburg PA Grand Opera House Gay Parisians   
7 1897 2 15   Charlotte NC Opera House Gay Parisians  to Asheville NC Knoxville Chattanooga TN
7 1897 2 18   Knoxville TN Staubs Opera House Gay Parisians   
7 1897 2 28   Pensacola FL Opera Hse? Gay Parisians   
7 1897 3 2 to mar 6 New Orleans LA Acad Music Gay Parisians  Season closed Mar 6  by order Chas Frohman
8 1897     to 1904 Philadelphia PA   Philadelphia and retirement 
8 1898 3 8 3 perfs Philadelphia PA Broad St Theatre Bachelor's Romance
8 1900 4 12   New York NY Geo A Ryer Sunshine of Paradise alley stationery from Mrs Charles Peters referring to her brother not spekaing to her  
8 1900 4 15   Middletown NY Casino Sunshine of Paradise alley Mrs Charles Peters  Widow McNally   
8 1904 8 3   Philadelphia PA   EJ Phillips died   
9 1905     present     Twentieth century quilt and family
9 1952 9   ? Middletown NY   Letters and "relics" sent from Middletown NY to Pensacola FL by Melanie Dolman Seymour via Agnes Macardell
9 1978 11     Swarthmore PA   Letters from Barbie Spencer to Mary Shortt, Toronto theatre historian about EJP letters and lack of memoirs
9 1979       Toronto   Mary Shortt master's thesis Univ of Toronto theatre 1809-1874 with chpater on Royal Lyceum and JN
9 1991 12     Sewanee TN trip MG first reads  EJP and Albert's letters in Sewanee
9 1992 1 3 1891-93 Wash DC .trip MG has tea at the Willard with Linda Osborne and Sara Day Learns years later EJP stayed at Willard in 1890s
9 1992 1 5 1887 Wash DC .trip Linda Osborne and MG tour the Old Executive office Building
9 1992 2     Cambridge MA .trip Harvard Theatre Collection first visited found much on John Nickinson 
9 1992 2   present Boston MA trip MG researches theater history at Boston Public Library
9 1992 7     Sewanee TN to Brookline to brookline Donald and Em Kuhl bring two boxes of letters from Sewanee
9 1992 7     Brookline Bellingham MA   Transcription of lettrs begins Donald Kuhl buys a laptop for Em Turner Kuhl
9 1992 12     Brookline MA .book First edition of letters published as a family Christmas present
9 1993 9     San Francisco CA .trip Cliff House Seal Beach w/ Marj & Max Mathews Telegraph Hill Chinatown Dick Pallowick
9 1994     ? Pensacola FL   Aunt Betty and Uncle Ted copy playbills for MG
9 1994       San Francisco CA .trip Presidio Golden Gate Park with Dick Pallowick Palace Hotel
9 1995 10     Lincoln MA Sudbury Savoyards MG Sees Patience performed by Sudbury Savoyards
9 1996 7   1895 Cambridge MA .trip MG and Em Turner Nickinson Kuhl go to Longfellow's House 
9 1996 12     Brookline MA .book Second edition of letters published as a family Christmas present
9 1998 1     Boston MA Huntington Theatre MG saw performance of Boucicault's Shaughran  the 19th century equivalent of a sitcom
9 1998 2   ? Pensacola FL .trip more EJP letters and papers found in garage
9 1998 7     Brookline MA .email Em Turner Kuhl writes to Spencers in Pennsylvania and get email from Peggy Spencer
9 1998 9   1887 Wash Dc .trip White House and OEOB tour with college roommate Vicki Jackson and family
9 1998 12 28   Brookline MA .trip Susan Spencer brings quilt to be photographed by jay penni meets with Peggy Marjorie and MG
9 1998     ? San Francisco CA .trip San Diego San Francisco by train and bus via Sacramento?
9 1999 1     Ft Lauderdale FL .trip A few more letters surface as MG and ETK review originals and transcripts
9 1999 8     Middletown NY .trip quick driving tour of Middletown returning from Manya and Michael's wedding need to go back
9 1999 ?   1888-96 Los Angeles CA .trip In search of EJP  in LA and Pasadena with Phil and Miram Cantor 
9 2001 5 ?   Natick MA Montrose High Schol MG See Laura Kuhl perform in The Pirates of Penzance
9 2002 4     Swarthmore PA .trip Effingham Dolman takes MG to the Swarthmore players Club to see EJP memorial seats
9 2002 7   1886- Sudbury MA Sudbury Savoyards MG see Engaged performed by the Sudbury Savoyards Director shared Engaged poster from Harvard theatre collection
9 2002 11   1877-96 New York NY .trip Marjorie and Mary Glen in search of EJP Union Square to Madison Square also Dr. Nagle 
9 2003 1   ongoing Derry NH .web Beth Nelson helps MG buy new computer and set up EJP websote
9 2003 3     Australia .email Allister Hardiman emails about  the Z's trips to Australia in the 1870s  
9 2003 6   1877-96 New York NY .trip In search of EJP  Columbus Circle to West 12th St.
9 2003 9   1887 Wash DC .trip Bob Osborne discovers the Dr. Nagle Jacob Riis How the other half lives  photography connection
9 2003 9   1885 Wash Dc .trip Pension Building site of Inaugural balls now National Buiolding Museum
9 2004 4     Philadelphia PA .trip In search of EJP's Philadelphia with Jeff Ray
9 2004 4     Boston MA .trip Paula Sperdakos Toronto theatre historian visits MG to see EJP papers
9 2005 3 18 1877-96 New York NY .trip MG and Osbornes in search of John Nickinson in Lower Manhattan See Burnt Over play 
9 2005 6 4 to Jun 8 Toronto .trip MG visits Sue Spencer and explores EJP's Toronto
9 2005 6 6   Hamilton ONT .trip MG explores Hamiilton tried to find Phillips in cemeteries
9 2005 6 8 1861-95 Buffalo NY .trip MG explores downtown Buffalo with Ellen and George 
9 2010 8     Boston MA Commonwealth Shakespeare MG sees Othello on Boston Common with Denise Provost and Emma Forrest
9 2010     1896   .book Josephine Lee publishes The Japan of Pure Invention with photo of EP nickinson in the Mikado
9 2011 1     somerville MA .web MG creates EJP Facebook help with assistance of Nathan Chitty
9 2011 6     Philadelphia PA .trip In search of EJP's Philadelp[hia with camera and Jeff Ray
9 2011 10     Cambridge MA .trip Harvard Theatre collection revisited and found EJP autobiography written for AM Palmer
9 2011 11   1878? Cambridge MA Harvard Radcliffe G&S MG sees HMS Pinafore with Dorothy Barr EJP knew the original NY Buttercup
9 2012 7   1874-96 Chicago IL .trip In search of EJP in Chicago still need to look for what liittle is left of the Midway Plaisance 1893 Columbian Exposition
9 2013 6     Sacramento CA .trip In search of EJP in Old Sacramento with Phil, Miriam and Lizzie Cantor
9 2013 6     Los Angeles CA .trip In search of Lucky Baldwin Los Angeles Arboretum and Botanic Garden with Miroam Cantor and Friends
9 2013 10     Boston MA Actors Shakespeaer project MG and Susan Emanuel see Romeo and Juliet at the Strand Theatre in Dorechester
9 2014 1   1873 Boston MA Actors Shakespeaer project MG sees Shakespeare's King Henry VIIIi thanks to Susan Emanuel
9 2014 3   1891 Wash DC .trip Soldiers Home and Lincoln Cottage, Arlington House and Sheridan grave, Arlington Cemeteryh
9 2014 6 4 1896 Vancouver .trip in search of EJP with Devo Faber and Bryan Siver
9 2014 6 5 1896 Victoria BC .trip Iin search of EJP by boat to Victoria with Bryan Siver
9 2014 6 12 1890-96 Portland OR .trip in search of EJP's Portland with Karla Forsythe
9 2014 6 18   Portland OR to San Jose .trip train overnight Portland O to Oakland California 
9 2014 10   1890 Feb Cambridge MA Harvard Radcliffe G&S MG sees The Gondoliers with Dorothy Barr
9 2015 8 1 c 1862 New York NY .email Successful Ebay bid on John Nickinson carte d'vsite alerted by Allister Hardiman of Australia
9 2016 4     Cambridge MA Actors Shakespeare Co MG sees School for Scandal with Susan and Kerry Emanuel
9 2016 6   1887 Wash DC .trip Willard Hotel drinks and Treasury dept walk by with Linda Osborne
9 2016 7 16 1889 Swanzey NH Town of Swanzey Old Homestead production
9 2016 10 18   New York NY .trip NYPL Billy Rose Theatre Collection Lincoln Ctr Joseph Pulitzer Mansion party British Libray/Octoroon
9 2018 or later 1883 86 88 90 Boulder CO .trip MG hopes to visit John and Anna Chitty in Boulder and investigate narrow gauge railroad history
9 2018 or later     Middletown NY .trip 15 Highland Thrall Library[was train stationi] Pine Hill Cemeterey Excelsior Hook & LadderGrace Episc? Suffern?
9 2018 or later     Golden CO .trip Colorado Railroad Museum
9 2018 or later     New York NY .trip Columbia Brander Matthews collection, Odell papers
9 2018 or later     Denver CO .trip Molly Brown House Brown Palace St Johns Episcopal Historic Denver
9 2018 or later     Philadelphia PA .trip Phila Free Library Theatre Collection Chestnut St Theatre collection
9 2018 or later   1883 Colorado Springs CO .trip Pike's Peak by cog railway rather than on horseback
9 2018 or later   1893-95 Cincinnati OH .trip Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnatian Hotel Spring Grove Cemetery Cincinnati Historial Soc
9 2018 or later     Salt Lake City UT .trip Salt Lake, Moromon Tabernacle
9 2018 or later     San Francisco CA .trip San Rafael deYoung estate now pt of Dominican Univ
9 2018 or later   1877-96 New York NY .trip Tenement Museum, Player's Club Library, Jersey City ferry, South St Seaport Seabury Treadwell Hse 1832
9 2018 or later     Princeton NJ .trip William Seymour Theatre collection has Union Square Daybook Notebook, Willie Seymour correspondence
9 2018 or later   Shakespeare still to see As You Like it Comedy of Errors Coriolanus King John Merchant of Venice Merry Wives of Windsor, Richard III Taming of Shrew
9 2018 or later   Wilde have seen films but not plays of Lady Windermere's Fan and Ideal Husband

 

Last revised Jan 2018

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