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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • November 10, 1894
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, and re-convene the Small Arms Board for the purpose of testing such additional arms as may be presented to it.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • April 2, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, and re-convene the Small Arms Board for the purpose of testing such small arms as may be presented to it.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • April 4, 1895
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Francis Ramsay notifies George Converse of his appointment by the Secretary of the Navy to President of a Board ordered to convene at the Navy Yard in Washington, D. C., and upon completion, to return...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • May 3, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, and re-convene the Small Arms Board for the purpose of testing the Lee gun.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • April 5, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, Newport, R. I., and re-convene the Small Arms Board on April 15th, instead of April 5th.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • November 16, 1895
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Francis Ramsay appoints George Converse a member of a Board ordered to convene in Washington, D. C., and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his present duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • December 14, 1895
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy William McAdoo orders George Converse to proceed to New Haven, Connecticut and assemble the Board of Small Arms for the purpose of testing the model small arms, and upon completion, to return to Newport,...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • May 27, 1896
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C., on temporary duty, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his present duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • February 26, 1897
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy William McAdoo orders George Converse to report to the Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance for temporary duty, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his present duties.
    • [Letter to Bancroft Gherardi from William Sampson]

    • Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902
    • April 25, 1893
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Sampson requests Bancroft Gherardi to place the Stiletto at the Naval Torpedo Board's disposal for use to acquire the latest information regarding the methods of handling, manipulating and...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Samuel Lemly]

    • Lemly, Sam. C., 1853-1909
    • April 3, 1895
    • In this letter, Judge Advocate General Samuel Lemly informs George Converse of his appointment as President of the board for the purpose of examining and reporting upon the plans and specifications accompanying the bids received for the...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • April 2, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert notifies George Converse that Ensign N. C. Twining has been appointed a member of the Small Arms Board, in which Converse is a senior member, in place of Ensign A. C. Dieffenbach.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • December 18, 1896
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy William McAdoo informs George Converse, senior member of a general court martial, to convene at the Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island, for the upcoming trial against U. S. Marine Corps Fifer John J....
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • December 18, 1896
    • In this letter, Chief of Navigation Bureau Francis Ramsay informs George Converse of his appointment as the President of a General Court Martial ordered to convene on December 22, 1896 at the Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • January 30, 1897
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Francis Ramsay informs George Converse of his appointment as the President of a Board and to convene at the Torpedo Station, Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Arent Crowninshield]

    • Crowninshield, A. S. (Arent Schuyler), 1843-1908
    • April 24, 1897
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Arent Crowninshield informs George Converse of his appointment as a member of a General Court Martial to convene on April 28, 1897 at the Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island.
    • [Report to Charles O'Neil from George Converse, et. al]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • June 1, 1897
    • This is a report by the Torpedo Board to Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Charles O'Neil on underwater discharge, ship and boat installation, characteristics of apparatus, etc.
    • Sea-going Torpedo Boat ''No. 1.''

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    • May 1, 1889
    • One of the two quadruple expansion five cylinder main engines designed for the USS Cushing (TB-1) by Nathanael G. Herreshoff, and assembled at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in Bristol, Rhode Island, prior to its installation into the hull of...

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