Monday, January 9, 1882
The New York Times, Jan 10, 1882, 5 col. 2
Oscar Wilde, the young English [sic] versifier and aesthete lectured last evening before an audience that filled every seat in Chickering Hall.
.."I have the honor", said the Colonel [Morse] in a clear voice that was heard all over the hall, "to introduce to you Oscar Wilde the English poet, who will deliver his lecture upon the 'English Renaissance.'"
Oscar Wilde In America | © John Cooper, 2018