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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...
    • 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 Porter]

    • Porter, David D. (David Dixon), 1813-1891
    • September 25, 1865
    • In this letter, Rear Admiral David Porter notifies George Converse he is detached from the Naval Academy and awaiting orders.
    • [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 Richard Thompson]

    • Thompson, Richard W. (Richard Wigginton), 1809-1900
    • January 21, 1879
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Richard Thompson orders George Converse to report to Vice Admiral S. C. Rowan at the Navy Department for examination preliminary to promotion.
    • [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 to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • March 15, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to report to Commodore Aaron W. Weaver, U. S. Navy, President of the Naval Examining Board, at the Navy Department, Washington, D. C., for examination preliminary to...
    • [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
    • 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 James Soley]

    • Soley, James Russell, 1850-1911
    • August 12, 1890
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy James Soley orders George Converse to proceed to College Point, N. Y. and report to Commander T. F. Jewell for duty as Member of the Board and on its completion, return to New York and resume present...
    • [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
    • 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...
    • [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.

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