This U.S. army physician served on the U.S. Army Board for Study of Tropical Diseases in Manila; malaria was a serious concern at the time, ravaging U.S. troops during the Spanish-American War; Craig's advancements in the field include writings such as The Aestivo-Autumnal Malarial Fevers (1901) and The Malarial Fevers (1909). Item #20953
Partly-printed ADS, 1p, 6½" X 2 3/4", Washington, DC, 1922 July 22. Very good. Check drawn on The Riggs National Bank, written out entirely in Craig's hand to "Cash" in the amount of $25, boldly signed. Cancellation perforations and stamps do not touch upon signature. Nice engraving of bank entrance at left.