President Garfield’s Condition: August 12, 1881, 8:30 AM

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

8.30 A. M.
The President slept well the greater part of the night. The fever of yesterday afternoon subsided during the evening, and has not been perceptible since 10 P.M.  His general condition this morning is good.  Pulse, 100; temperature, 98.6°; 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.