President Garfield’s Condition: August 12, 1881, 7:00 PM

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

7.00 P. M.
The President has passed a comfortable day.  At the evening dressing the wound was found to be doing well.  The quantity of pus secreted is gradually diminishing; its character is healthy.  The rise of temperature this afternoon reached the same point as yesterday.  At present the pulse is 108; temperature 101.2°; 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.