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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • 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 David Farragut]

    • Farragut, David Glasgow, 1801-1870
    • April 3, 1868
    • In this letter, Admiral David Farragut orders George Converse to convene aboard the U. S. Flag Ship Franklin for examination of physical qualifications to perform all duties at sea, in preparation for his promotion.
    • [Letter to George Converse from James Alden]

    • Alden, James, 1810-1877
    • May 4, 1869
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail James Alden orders George Converse to report to Rear Admiral Smith at the Navy Department for examination preliminary to promotion.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • September 29, 1877
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Daniel Ammen modifies George Converse's September 29, 1877 orders. He is ordered to delay two weeks in England and visit establishments for manufacture of Torpedo appliances as he can gain admission...
    • [Letter to George Converse from John Walker]

    • Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907
    • August 19, 1884
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail orders George Converse to detach from the Lancaster, proceed home no later than December 1, 1884 and report by letter to the Bureau.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Whitney]

    • Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
    • December 4, 1888
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Whitney orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C. and to report to the Chief Bureau of Ordnance for special temporary duty.
    • [Letter to George Converse from James Soley]

    • Soley, James Russell, 1850-1911
    • June 4, 1892
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy James Soley orders George Converse to proceed to Alliance, Ohio on temporary Ordnance duty, and upon completion, to return to Washington, D. C., and resume his present duties.
    • [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 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 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 3, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert appoints George Converse as president of a board to exam the plans and specifications accompanying the proposals received for the construction of Torpedo boats numbers 3, 4, and 5.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Samuel Lemly]

    • Lemly, Sam. C., 1853-1909
    • April 8, 1895
    • In this letter, by the direction of the Secretary of the Navy, Judge Advocate General Samuel Lemly notifies George Converse of plans and specifications accompanying the bids received for the construction of Torpedo Boats numbers 3, 4 and 5 with...

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