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Admiral Richard H. Leigh Papers

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This collection consists of the papers of United States Navy Admiral Richard H. Leigh. They include a 17-volume holograph diary, dating 1917-1944, containing official orders, holograph and typed letters, newspaper clippings, printed programs, maps, pictures, and other related items. Also included is a four volume set of personal papers, and a book which Leigh entitled, Whereas, which consists of newspaper clippings, family pictures, programs, doctor bills, and other materials. Many of these documents relate to the history and development of the United States Navy, World War I, and events leading to the conflict with Japan and World War II.

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Acceptance of orders from Richard H. Leigh
Acceptance of orders from Richard H. Leigh
Document endorsed by Commanding Officer Porter
Acknowledgement of R. H. Leigh’s order from the Officers’ Uniform Shop
Acknowledgement of R. H. Leigh’s order from the Officers’ Uniform Shop
Summary: Receipt for items such as buttons, neckties, sword knots, and gloves, totaling $44.84, Document is a copy of original
Acknowledgement of R. H. Leigh’s order from the Officers’ Uniform Shop
Acknowledgement of R. H. Leigh’s order from the Officers’ Uniform Shop
Summary: Receipt for ribbon badges and rosettes, totaling $3.40, Document is a copy of original
Admiral Richard H. Leigh’s Public Bill Memorandum Copy
Admiral Richard H. Leigh’s Public Bill Memorandum Copy
Summary: Request for the coverage of $309.56 in travel costs, Document is a copy of original
After Final Taps.
After Final Taps.
Summary: Article informing current naval officers how to ensure families will still receive benefits from the Navy in case he died on active duty. Article includes information on six months’ pay, pension, government insurance, balance of pay due, effects of deceased, funeral expenses, and a sample affidavit.
Alnav Sixty-Five
Alnav Sixty-Five
Summary: Order from BuNav discussing the discharge of underage enlists and their entitled transporation costs
Audit of Richard H. Leigh’s 1921 income tax return
Audit of Richard H. Leigh’s 1921 income tax return
Summary: Audit for tax return with a net overassessment of $115.69
Audit of Richard H. Leigh’s 1922 income tax return
Audit of Richard H. Leigh’s 1922 income tax return
Summary: Audit for tax return with a net overassessment of $19.71
Audit of Richard H. Leigh’s 1922 income tax return
Audit of Richard H. Leigh’s 1922 income tax return
Summary: Audit for tax return with a net overassessment of $92.88
Award of C.B.E. (Military) by His Majesty the King of Great Britain
Award of C.B.E. (Military) by His Majesty the King of Great Britain
Summary: This letter transmits the Insignia of the Order of Commander of the British Empire, awarded to R. H. Leigh

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