President Garfield’s Condition: July 2, 1881, 4 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 2, 1881.

4 P. M.
President’s condition is now somewhat less favorable. Evidences of internal hemorrhage being distinctly recognized.
Pulse, 130; temperature of body, 96.8°, which is a little below normal.
President suffers rather more pain, but mind is perfectly clear.


This post is one of a series reenacting the official bulletins released to the public by the physicians to President Garfield during his illness after the shooting on July 2, 1881.

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