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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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Examination of Richard H. Leigh’s 1924 tax return
Examination of Richard H. Leigh’s 1924 tax return
Summary: Disclosure of Richard H. Leigh’s correct tax liability of $24.45, resulting in a check for the difference of $6.57
Excerpt copied from report of inspection of the U.S.S. Tennessee
Excerpt copied from report of inspection of the U.S.S. Tennessee
Summary: Direct lines taken from the report of inspection of the U.S.S. Tennessee regarding “smart ships” and material readiness of the ship
Handwritten list of items for purchase and their corresponding prices
Handwritten list of items for purchase and their corresponding prices
Written on Office of the Post Exchange, Fort Amador Canal Zone stationery
Handwritten list of places and their respectives dates
Handwritten list of places and their respectives dates
Most dates/locations are crossed out
Honors for the Navy
Honors for the Navy
Summary: Document displaying the different patterns of distinctive ribbons for the U.S. Navy

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