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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 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 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 Daniel Ammen]

    • Ammen, Daniel, 1820-1898
    • September 29, 1877
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Navigation Daniel Ammen modifies George Converse's September 29, 1877 orders. He is ordered to delay two weeks in England and visit establishments for manufacture of Torpedo appliances as he can gain admission...
    • [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 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 Medical Director Philip Lansdale at the Navy Department for examination as to his physical qualifications to perform all duties at sea.
    • [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 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 William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • January 17, 1896
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy William McAdoo orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C., on temporary duty in connection with automobile torpedoes, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • May 27, 1896
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to proceed to Washington, D. C., on temporary duty, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his present duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • February 26, 1897
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy William McAdoo orders George Converse to report to the Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance for temporary duty, and upon completion, to return to Newport, Rhode Island and resume his present duties.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • December 30, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy informs George Converse of his services as President of the Board Torpedo Boat No. 1 and the employment of Lieutenant Commander W. I. Moore and Lieutenant F. J. Drake as members.
    • [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 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 William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • December 26, 1896
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy W. McAdoo informs George Converse that the general court martial of which he is president is dissolved.
    • [Court Martial 2nd Endorsement]

    • Converse, George Albert, 1844-1909
    • May 27, 1895
    • George Converse, president of Court Martial, requests its members and Judge Advocate to initial this 2nd endorsement.
    • [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...

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