President Garfield’s Condition: August 11, 1881, 12:30 PM
12.30 P. M.
The President is doing very well to-day. Besides a liberal supply of liquid nourishment at regular intervals, he has taken for breakfast, with evident relish, an increased quantity of solid food. He continues free from fever, his skin moist, but without undue perspiration. Pulse, 102 ; temperature, 98.6° ; respiration, 19.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
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.