President Garfield’s Condition: August 12, 1881, 12:30 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 12, 1881.

12.30 P. M.
The President has passed a comfortable morning.  He continues to take, without repugnance, the liquid nourishment allowed, and ate, with relish, for breakfast a larger quantity of solid food than he took yesterday.  At present his pulse is 100; temperature 99.3°; respiration, 19.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT.  REYBURN,
FRANK H. HAMILTON.

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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