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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 Bureau of Navigation enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation enclosing Richard H. Leigh’s commission
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to Newport, R.I. for temporary additional duty
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to Newport, R.I. for temporary additional duty
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to Washington, D.C. for temporary additional duty
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to proceed to Washington, D.C. for temporary additional duty
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to report for temporary duty in New York, N.Y.
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to report for temporary duty in New York, N.Y.
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to report to the President of the Naval Examining Board
Order from the Bureau of Navigation for Richard H. Leigh to report to the President of the Naval Examining Board
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh a month-long leave of absence
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh a month-long leave of absence
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh a ten-day leave of absence
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh a ten-day leave of absence
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh a thirty-day leave of absence
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh a thirty-day leave of absence
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh his request to be assigned to duty as executive officer of the U.S.S. Washington
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh his request to be assigned to duty as executive officer of the U.S.S. Washington
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh’s request to be ordered to duty on board a battleship
Order from the Bureau of Navigation granting Richard H. Leigh’s request to be ordered to duty on board a battleship
Order from the Bureau of Navigation instructing Richard H. Leigh to report to Rear Admiral Thomas Perry
Order from the Bureau of Navigation instructing Richard H. Leigh to report to Rear Admiral Thomas Perry
Order from the Bureau of Navigation regarding Richard H. Leigh’s leave of absense and his current assigned duties
Order from the Bureau of Navigation regarding Richard H. Leigh’s leave of absense and his current assigned duties
Order from the Bureau of Navigation requesting R. H. Leigh’s required signature on the log book of the U.S.R.S. Pampanga
Order from the Bureau of Navigation requesting R. H. Leigh’s required signature on the log book of the U.S.R.S. Pampanga
Order from the Bureau of Navigation transmitting R. H. Leigh a Spanish Campaign Badge
Order from the Bureau of Navigation transmitting R. H. Leigh a Spanish Campaign Badge
Order from the Bureau of Navigation transmitting Richard H. Leigh a Philippine Campaign badge
Order from the Bureau of Navigation transmitting Richard H. Leigh a Philippine Campaign badge
Order from the Chief of Bureau of Navigation appointing R. H. Leigh a Member of a General Court Martial
Order from the Chief of Bureau of Navigation appointing R. H. Leigh a Member of a General Court Martial
Order from the Commander Fifth Division detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Washington
Order from the Commander Fifth Division detaching Richard H. Leigh from duty on board the U.S.S. Washington
Order from the Navy Department appointing Richard H. Leigh Commander-in-Chief of the United States Fleet
Order from the Navy Department appointing Richard H. Leigh Commander-in-Chief of the United States Fleet
Order from the Navy Department appointing Richard H. Leigh Lieutenant Junior Grade
Order from the Navy Department appointing Richard H. Leigh Lieutenant Junior Grade
Order from the Navy Department appointing Richard H. Leigh Senior Member of a board selecting officers for duty
Order from the Navy Department appointing Richard H. Leigh Senior Member of a board selecting officers for duty

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