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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [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 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 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 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 David Tweddle]

    • Tweddle, David
    • September 11, 1884
    • In this letter, David Tweddle, on behalf of John I. Thornycroft & Company, notifies George Converse of the official trial of the large Torpedo boat just completed for the Danish government. They request his presence, as well as that of Captain...
    • [Letter to Caspar Goodrich from Montgomery Sicard]

    • Sicard, Montgomery, 1836-1900
    • April 13, 1888
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Montgomery Sicard notifies Commander Caspar Goodrich of a new Herreshoff boiler, specially designed for torpedo boat service and for use in Navy launches that has been installed in a boat belonging to...
    • [Letter to George Converse from David Harmony]

    • Harmony, David Butts
    • October 23, 1888
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy David Harmony notifies George Converse of the Board's appointment to ascertain, estimate and determine the amount of increased or diminished compensation that the contractors of Torpedo Boat No. 1, may...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • November 27, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy notifies George Converse that the sea-going Torpedo-boat being built at the Herreshoff Manufacturing Company will retain the designation of Torpedo Boat No.1, but will be named the Cushing.
    • [Letter to Benjamin Tracy from H. A. Royce]

    • Royce, H. A.
    • January 2, 1890
    • In this letter, General Manager of Thomson Electric Welding Co. H. A. Royce respectfully requests Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy to appoint at his earliest convenience a Board represented by the Bureaus of Engineering, Equipment and...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • January 9, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy appoints George Converse as Senior Member of a Board to examine the process in use by the Thomson Electric Welding Company of Boston for welding metals, and to report as to its desirability and...
    • [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...
    • [Letter to Herreshoff Manufacturing Company from Philip Hichborn]

    • Hichborn, Philip, 1839-1910
    • March 18, 1897
    • George Converse was copied in this letter sent by the U. S. Navy Chief Constructor Philip Hichborn to the Superintending Constructor of Herreshoff Manufacturing Co. about a few construction corrections to be made to the Torpedo Boat Porter.
    • [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
    • March 27, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham informs George Converse of Herreshoff's proposition to the Secretary of the Navy to build 30-knot boats and the request sent to the Senate Naval Committee to increase appropriations to build three boats of the...
    • [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 George Converse from Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • March 30, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham notifies George Converse of Mr. Herreshoff's request for additional funds to build the 225 30-knot boats. Per the Secretary of the Navy, Converse is asked to make sure Mr. Herreshoff understands the wording of...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • April 4, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham praises George Converse for his diplomacy with the Herreshoff family and updates him on the progress of the ordering of torpedo boats.

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