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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to Theodore Roosevelt from George Converse]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • May 23, 1897
    • This document is a 21 page letter from General Inspector of Torpedo Boats Numbers 6 and 7 George Converse to Assistant Secretary of the Navy Theodore Roosevelt reporting on the Torpedo Boat Porter.
    • [Letter to George Dewey from George Converse, et. al.]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909; Greene, Albert S., 1838-1896; Armistead, Samuel W.; Wilkes, Gilbert, 1865-1901
    • February 13, 1890
    • This is a letter from Commander George Converse reporting to the Chief of the Bureau of Equipment and Recruiting George Dewey the findings of the process in use by the Thomson Electric Welding Company of Boston for welding metals and reports as to...
    • [Letter to Benjamin Tracy from George Converse]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • October 29, 1890
    • This is a 6 page letter from George Converse to Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy responding to the communication from the Bureau of Ordnance No. 1209 about the survey on the boilers of the Cushing, expressing his comments and suggestions.
    • Description and Tests of Electrical Appliances, Monitor No. 10, U.S.S. Wyoming

    • United States. Navy Department. Bureau of Construction and Repair
    • 1902
    • This 136 page document consists of test reports, descriptions, information, and blueprints relating to the U.S.S. Wyoming. The Table of Contents includes sections on Turret Turning Gear; Endless Chain Ammunition Hoists; Ammunition Whip Hoist;...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Kidder Breese]

    • Breese, Kidder Randolph, 1831-1881
    • February 26, 1877
    • In this letter, Captain Kidder Breese orders George Converse to report to Navy Yard for the purpose of putting in the remainder of the Electrical Apparatus for the Trenton.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • September 24, 1877
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation orders George Converse to detach from Torpedo duty and proceed to Philadelphia to report to Rear Admiral LeRoy for duty as Executive of U. S. S. Marrion.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • January 27, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy notifies George Converse to continue in the discharge of present duties until April 30, 1890.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • April 29, 1890
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy Francis Ramsay notifies George Converse to continue in the discharge of present duties until June 30, 1890.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • June 11, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to detach from Special duty in Bristol, R. I., proceed to the Navy Yard, New York, and report to the Commandant on July 1 for the command of the U. S. Steamer Enterprise.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • July 1, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to proceed to College Point, Long Island, N. Y., and report to Commander T. F. Jewell for temporary duty in connection with the Board for the trial of the Patrick Torpedo...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • July 3, 1890
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy Francis Ramsay notifies George Converse of his release as a Member of the Board to test the Howell Torpedo.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • November 21, 1892
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to proceed to Chicago, Illinois on temporary duty in connection with witnessing a test of Baker torpedo boat, and upon completion, to return to Washington, D. C., and...
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Sampson]

    • Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902
    • April 25, 1893
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Sampson orders George Converse and the Naval Torpedo Board, of which he is president, assemble at E. W. Bliss Company in Brooklyn regarding automobile torpedoes and their appurtenances and to...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • July 17, 1893
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy Francis Ramsay orders George Converse to proceed to New Bedford, Massachusetts on temporary duty in connection with the trial of the Cunningham torpedo, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode...
    • [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
    • August 19, 1893
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to proceed to New Haven, Connecticut and then Hartford Connecticut in connection with the Board for the purpose of recommending a caliber of small arm for the Naval...
    • [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...

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