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FORT MONROE, VA., January 23, 1867.

Commanding OFFICER MIL. DIST. OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va.:

SIR: I report the general health of state prisoner Jefferson Davis to be much as on Wednesay last. He complains, however, of rheumatic pains in difficult parts of his person and neuralgic affection of the head. These I attribute to the fact of his having been compelled to remain in the house in consequence of the snow covering the ground, thereby depriving him of his accustomed exercise.

Your obedient servant,

GEO. E. COOPER,

Surgeon, U. S. Army.

FORT MONROE, VA., January 30, 1867.

Commanding OFFICER MIL. DIST. OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va.:

SIR: I respectfully report the health of state prisoner Jefferson Davis as being less favorable than on Wednesday last. He complains of fullness of head, pains in the limbs and want of appetite, together with restlessness at night. This is, however, due in all probability to the necessary confinement to his quarters consequent upon the cold weather.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. COOPER,

Surgeon, U. S. Army.

FORT MONROE, VA., February 6, 1867.

Commanding OFFICER MIL. DIST. OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va.;

SIR: I report the health of state prisoner Jefferson Davis to be somewhat better than at last report, though he still complains of restlessness at night, some want of appetite, constiveness, and neuralgic pains of the head and upper extremities.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. COOPER,

Surgeon, U. S. Army.

FORT MONROE, VA., February 13, 1867.

Commanding OFFICER MIL. DIST. OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va.:

SIR: I respectfully report the health of state prisoner Jefferson Davis to be somewhat better than on the 6th instant. The weather having moderated, affording him better opportunity for out-door exercise, has been of decided benefit to him.

Your obedient servant,

GEO. E. COOPER,

Surgeon, U. S. Army.

FORT MONROE, VA., February 20, 1867.

Commanding OFFICER MIL. DIST. OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va.:

SIR: I report the health of state prisoner Jefferson Davis as rather worse than usual. He has been quite for four or five days from