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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [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 William Whitney]

    • Whitney, William C. (William Collins), 1841-1904
    • January 29, 1889
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy William Whitney ratifies George Converse's duty as Inspector of the construction of the Torpedo Boat built by the government at Bristol, R. I.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • September 13, 1890
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to proceed to Bristol, R. I., to consult with Herreshoff Manufacturing Company in relation to new torpedo boats to be built for the Government.
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Tracy]

    • Tracy, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1830-1915
    • November 21, 1892
    • In this letter, Secretary of the Navy Benjamin Tracy orders George Converse to proceed to Chicago, Illinois on temporary duty in connection with witnessing a test of Baker torpedo boat, and upon completion, to return to Washington, D. C., and...
    • [Letter to George Converse from David Tweddle]

    • Tweddle, David
    • September 11, 1884
    • In this letter, David Tweddle, on behalf of John I. Thornycroft & Company, notifies George Converse of the official trial of the large Torpedo boat just completed for the Danish government. They request his presence, as well as that of Captain...
    • [Letter to Caspar Goodrich from Montgomery Sicard]

    • Sicard, Montgomery, 1836-1900
    • April 13, 1888
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance Montgomery Sicard notifies Commander Caspar Goodrich of a new Herreshoff boiler, specially designed for torpedo boat service and for use in Navy launches that has been installed in a boat belonging to...
    • [Letter to George Converse from David Harmony]

    • Harmony, David Butts
    • October 23, 1888
    • In this letter, Acting Secretary of the Navy David Harmony notifies George Converse of the Board's appointment to ascertain, estimate and determine the amount of increased or diminished compensation that the contractors of Torpedo Boat No. 1, may...
    • [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 George Converse from William Folger]

    • Folger, William Mayhew, 1844-1928
    • August 15, 1891
    • In this letter, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance William Folger appoints George Converse President of the Board for torpedo outfit for the vessels at present under construction or completed.
    • [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 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.

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