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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [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 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 Hilary Herbert]

    • Herbert, Hilary A. (Hilary Abner), 1834-1919
    • April 5, 1895
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Hilary Herbert orders George Converse to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station, Newport, R. I., and re-convene the Small Arms Board on April 15th, instead of April 5th.
    • [Letter to George Converse from William McAdoo]

    • McAdoo, William, 1853-1930
    • December 14, 1895
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy William McAdoo orders George Converse to proceed to New Haven, Connecticut and assemble the Board of Small Arms for the purpose of testing the model small arms, and upon completion, to return to Newport,...
    • [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 notifies George Converse that Ensign N. C. Twining has been appointed a member of the Small Arms Board, in which Converse is a senior member, in place of Ensign A. C. Dieffenbach.
    • [Experiments with small arms]

    • Unknown
    • July 25, 1894
    • Shown are the results of experiments with small arms fire on cans of wet cotton waste, dry cotton waste and water at various velocities.

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