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