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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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Letter to Richard & Minnie Leigh regarding their income tax
Letter to Richard & Minnie Leigh regarding their income tax
Summary: Summary of the Leighs’ interest on bank deposits, bonds, and stock
Letter to Richard & Minnie Leigh regarding their income tax
Letter to Richard & Minnie Leigh regarding their income tax
Summary: Summary of the Leighs’ interest on bank deposits, bonds, and stock
Letter to Richard H. Leigh  from the IRS, enclosing a check for his overpaid difference
Letter to Richard H. Leigh from the IRS, enclosing a check for his overpaid difference
Summary: Disclosure of Richard H. Leigh’s correct tax liability of $31.02, resulting in a check for the difference of $1.05
Letter to the Secretary of the Navy from Bruce Mason, President of the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
Letter to the Secretary of the Navy from Bruce Mason, President of the Long Beach Chamber of Commerce
Summary: Letter of thanks regarding the help received from the U.S. Navy during an earthquake that hit Long Beach. Letter specially mentions Richard H. Leigh

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