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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [Letter to George Converse from Thornton Jenkins]

    • Jenkins, Thornton A. (Thornton Alexander), 1811-1893
    • November 15, 1865
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Navigation Thornton Jenkins orders George Converse to proceed to Boston, Massachusetts and report to Rear Admiral Stringham for duty aboard the U. S. Steamer Canandaigua.
    • [Telegraph to George Converse from Augustus Case]

    • Case, Augustus Ludlow, 1813-1893
    • September 15, 1871
    • In this telegraph, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Augustus Ludlow Case orders George Converse to proceed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to witness casting of fifteen inch guns and to return to his duty after completed.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Thornton Jenkins]

    • Jenkins, Thornton A. (Thornton Alexander), 1811-1893
    • November 30, 1872
    • In this letter, Rear Admiral Thornton Jenkins orders George Converse to detach from the Colorado and report to Captain Paul Shirley on U. S. S. Lackawanna.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Thornton Jenkins]

    • Jenkins, Thornton A. (Thornton Alexander), 1811-1893
    • December 12, 1873
    • In this letter, Rear Admiral Thornton A. Jenkins orders George Converse to detach from the Asiatic Station and proceed to the United States to report to the Honorable Secretary of the Navy.
    • [Letter to George Converse from John Walker]

    • Walker, John Grimes, 1835-1907
    • January 29, 1883
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation and Office of Detail orders George Converse to report to the Commander of the European Station on March 10, 1883 for duty on board the U. S. Steamer Lancaster.
    • [Letter from A. H. Gilman to George Converse]

    • Gilman, A. H.
    • February 2, 1885
    • In this letter, Pay Director A. H. Gilman notifies George Converse of the $56.24 check that will be dispersed for mileage due to him on enclosed orders.
    • [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
    • 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 Francis Ramsay]

    • Ramsay, Francis M. (Francis Munroe), 1835-1914
    • May 11, 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 General Court Martial ordered to convene at the Naval Station in Newport, Rhode Island, which...
    • [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 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 Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • March 24, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham informs George Converse that the Secretary of the Navy was very interested in his letter concerning the 2nd and 3rd class torpedo boats and immediately took steps to leave the appropriation bill so worded as to...
    • [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...
    • [Note to George Converse from Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • ca. 1890s
    • In this letter, the Benjamin Buckingham asks George Converse to find out if the two brothers are agreed on the proposition, as Captain Sampson suggests they do not always agree.
    • [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.
    • [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.
    • European Station, U.S.S. Lancaster, General Order No. 1

    • Baldwin, Charles Henry, 1822-1888
    • March 10, 1883
    • These are general orders, circular letters, and notices to navigators by the Rear Admiral of the U.S. Navy at the European station, Charles H. Baldwin, on the U.S.S. Lancaster.

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