President Garfield’s Condition: July 2, 1881, 6:00 PM

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

6 P. M.
The President has slept a few moments, but is manifestly weaker. Pulse 140, and feeble.
He is mentally clear, conversing intelligently when permitted to do so.


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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