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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.

The collection's full finding aid may be viewed here.

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Certificate of Identification for Richard H. Leigh
Certificate of Identification for Richard H. Leigh
Summary: Certificate of identification includes photograph of R. H. Leigh, physical description, fingerprints, and the U.S. Navy seal, Certificate signed by Franklin D. Roosevelt and Richard H. Leigh
Check for pay—Data re commutation of quarters, heat and light for dependents
Check for pay—Data re commutation of quarters, heat and light for dependents
Summary: Letter from Assistant Supply Officer forwarding a check to R. H. Leigh and crediting a sum of $95.64 to his account
Claim for Traveling Expenses from R. H. Leigh
Claim for Traveling Expenses from R. H. Leigh
Summary: Submitted statement from R. H. Leigh requesting the coverage of $32.60 in travel expenses
Claim for Traveling Expenses from R. H. Leigh
Claim for Traveling Expenses from R. H. Leigh
Summary: Submitted statement from R. H. Leigh requesting the coverage of $136.76 in travel expenses
Commissioned, ad interim.
Commissioned, ad interim.
First Endorsement

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