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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [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 Bancroft Gherardi from William Sampson]

    • Sampson, William Thomas, 1840-1902
    • April 25, 1893
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Sampson requests Bancroft Gherardi to place the Stiletto at the Naval Torpedo Board's disposal for use to acquire the latest information regarding the methods of handling, manipulating and...
    • [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...
    • [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 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.
    • [Letter to Daniel Braine from Lester Beardslee, et. al.]

    • Beardslee, L. A. (Lester Anthony), 1836-1903; Dungan, William W., 1836-1904; Woodward, Joseph Janvier, 1860-1906
    • October 1, 1890
    • In this letter Captain Lester Beardslee, Chief Engineer William Dungan and Assistant Naval Constructor Joseph Woodward report to Rear Admiral Daniel Braine the results of the survey performed on Torpedo Boat Cushing's boilers and what measures are...
    • [Letter to George Converse from William Folger ]

    • Folger, William Mayhew, 1844-1928
    • October 14, 1890
    • In this letter the Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Folger notifies George Converse of the enclosed copies of the report made by a Board of Survey on the boilers of the Cushing and the memorandum by the Chief of Bureau of Steam Engineering,...
    • Copy C. & B. No. 3857 E. 1 to 13.

    • Hichborn, Philip, 1839-1910
    • May 6, 1897
    • This is a letter from Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair Philip Hichborn to Secretary of the Navy John Long reporting on the preliminary trial of Torpedo Boat No. 6 (Porter) in compliance with the Department's endorsement of April 15,...
    • Weights on No. 6 on trial [?]

    • Unknown
    • February 10, 1897
    • This document appears to contain specification calculations for materials and equipment needed to hold a torpedo boat trial for Torpedo Boat No. 6, known as the U.S.S. Porter.
    • Mem. of Weights. Torpedo boat # 6.

    • Unknown
    • ca. February 10, 1897
    • This document appears to contain specification calculations for materials and equipment needed to hold a torpedo boat trial for Torpedo Boat No. 6, known as the U.S.S. Porter.

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