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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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Order from the Navy Department for R. H. Leigh to report to the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.
Order from the Navy Department for R. H. Leigh to report to the Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to delay reporting to Newport, R.I.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to delay reporting to Newport, R.I.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to Annapolis, Md.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to Annapolis, Md.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to New York, N.Y.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to New York, N.Y.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report for duty on board the U.S.S. Washington as Commanding Officer
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report for duty on board the U.S.S. Washington as Commanding Officer
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Bureau of Steam Engineering as Assistant
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Bureau of Steam Engineering as Assistant
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Chief of Bureau of Steam Engineering
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Chief of Bureau of Steam Engineering
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station in Newport, R.I.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Commandant of the Naval Station in Newport, R.I.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Commander-in-Chief of the Asiatic Station
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Commander-in-Chief of the Asiatic Station
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.
Order from the Navy Department for Richard H. Leigh to report to the Superintendent of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, Md.
Order from the Navy Department for examination for Richard H. Leigh’s promotion
Order from the Navy Department for examination for Richard H. Leigh’s promotion
Order from the Navy Department informing Richard H. Leigh of a commendatory report on earthquake
Order from the Navy Department informing Richard H. Leigh of a commendatory report on earthquake
Order from the Navy Department recognizing R. H. Leigh’s Gunnery Excellence, with attached handwritten note
Order from the Navy Department recognizing R. H. Leigh’s Gunnery Excellence, with attached handwritten note
Order from the Navy Department regarding the U.S.S. Galveston
Order from the Navy Department regarding the U.S.S. Galveston
Order from the Navy Department regarding the commendation upon award of Gunnery Trophy to Richard H. Leigh
Order from the Navy Department regarding the commendation upon award of Gunnery Trophy to Richard H. Leigh
Order from the Navy Department regarding the filing of Richard H. Leigh’s inspection report of the Galveston
Order from the Navy Department regarding the filing of Richard H. Leigh’s inspection report of the Galveston
Order from the Navy Department regarding the inspection of the Galveston
Order from the Navy Department regarding the inspection of the Galveston
Order from the Navy Department relieving Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Naval War College
Order from the Navy Department relieving Richard H. Leigh from duty at the Naval War College
Order from the Navy Department requesting Richard H. Leigh to file letters with official record
Order from the Navy Department requesting Richard H. Leigh to file letters with official record
Order from the Navy Department requesting Richard H. Leigh’s temporary duty of navy yard plans
Order from the Navy Department requesting Richard H. Leigh’s temporary duty of navy yard plans

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