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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to George Converse from William Whitney]

    • Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
    • January 29, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Whitney ratifies George Converse's duty as Inspector of the construction of the Torpedo Boat built by the government at Bristol, R. I.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • March 21, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy appoints George Converse a Member of the Board, of which Commander T. F. Jewell is Senior Member, and orders him to proceed to Providence, R. I., and report to Commander Jewell for his duty, and...
    • [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
    • September 13, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to proceed to Bristol, R. I., to consult with Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in relation to new torpedo boats to be built for the Government.
    • [Letter to George Converse from John Herreshoff]

    • Herreshoff, John Brown, 1841-1915
    • January 15, 1896
    • In this letter, the President of Herreshoff Manufacturing Company John B. Herreshoff proposes to George Converse, General Inspector of Torpedo Boats 6 and 7, to share the extra costs regarding to changes and improvements in those vessels.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • February 7, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham informs George Converse that the Secretary of the Navy requests all correspondence concerning the torpedoes being built at Bristol be addressed to him.
    • [Letter to George Converse from John Herreshoff]

    • Herreshoff, John Brown, 1841-1915
    • March 27, 1896
    • In this letter, the President of Herreshoff Manufacturing Company John B. Herreshoff refers to the Naval Appropriations Bill passed by the House regarding the provision for the construction of five torpedo boats not less than of 26 knots, and...
    • [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 Converse from Spencer Wood]

    • Wood, Spencer Shepherd, 1861-1940
    • May 25, 1897
    • In this letter, Spencer Wood notifies of the sketch and estimate for the linoleum for the living quarters of the Dupont and his hope it will be pushed along in Washington so that it can be completed before the vessel is finished.
    • [USS Cushing under Construction, Herreshoff Manufacturing Company]

    • Child & Co.
    • ca. 1889-1890
    • The USS Cushing (TB-1) under construction at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.'s South Building Shop. The vessel shows to be almost complete and ready for its launch, which occurred on January 23, 1890. Source: John Palmieri, Curator Herreshoff...
    • [USS Cushing Prepared for Launch, Herreshoff Manufacturing Company]

    • Child & Co.
    • ca. 1889-1890
    • The USS Cushing (TB-1) under construction at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Co.'s South Building Shop. The vessel shows to be recently painted and having been prepared for its launching on January 23, 1890. Source: John Palmieri, Curator Herreshoff...
    • Sea-going Torpedo Boat ''No. 1.''

    • Unknown
    • March 16, 1889
    • The two quadruple expansion five cylinder main engines for the USS Cushing (TB-1), undergoing assembly at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in Bristol, Rhode Island. The engines were designed by Nathanael G. Herreshoff. Source: John Palmieri,...
    • Sea-going Torpedo Boat ''No. 1.''

    • Unknown
    • 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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