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19228  Surgeon General of the Navy J. Winthrop Taylor  
CDV of the 6th Surgeon General of the Navy.  He served
on the steam sloop Pensacola and at the Naval
Rendezvous at Boston before his appointment by
President Rutherford B. Hayes.  During his term the first
exact, rigid, and uniform standards for entrance to the
Naval Academy were instituted. Backmark Bradley &
Rulofson, San Francisco, Cal. Signed on the verso in
period ink.  $350