President Garfield’s Condition: July 4, 1881, 7:45 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 4, 1881.

7.45 P. M.
The President this evening is not so comfortable.  He does not suffer so much pain in the feet.  The tympanites is again more noticeable.  Pulse 126; temperature, 101.9°; respiration, 24.
Another bulletin will be issued at 10 P. M. after which, in order not to disturb the President unnecessarily, no further bulletin will be issued till to-morrow morning.


In view of the fact that it is deemed best to keep the President perfectly quiet during the night, no further examinations will be made and no other bulletins issued until 7.30 this morning.

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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