Saturday, February 11, 2012

Commodore Foote

We are gratified to be able to announce that the past two days has witnessed a decided improvement in the condition of Commodore Foote, and his physician expresses the belief that the chances for a speedy recovery are good.  On Sunday the symptoms were not favorable, and he was a bed during the entire day, the effects of the excitement the three days previous still having their influence upon him, but by care and being kept in quiet, he soon rallied, and there can be no doubt that by continued seclusion from exciting causes for a little time [the rest of the article has been cut off.]

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, May 31, 1862, p. 3

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