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George Albert Converse Papers and Photographs, 1861-1897

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    • [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 Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • March 27, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham informs George Converse of Herreshoff's proposition to the Secretary of the Navy to build 30-knot boats and the request sent to the Senate Naval Committee to increase appropriations to build three boats of the...
    • [Letter to George Converse from Benjamin Buckingham]

    • Buckingham, Benjamin H., 1848-1906
    • March 30, 1896
    • In this letter, Benjamin Buckingham notifies George Converse of Mr. Herreshoff's request for additional funds to build the 225 30-knot boats. Per the Secretary of the Navy, Converse is asked to make sure Mr. Herreshoff understands the wording of...

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