President Garfield’s Condition: August 16, 1881, 12:30 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 16, 1881.

12.30 P. M.
The President has been tranquil, and has not vomited since the morning bulletin, but has not yet rallied from the prostration of yesterday afternoon as much as was hoped.  The enemata administered are, however still retained.  At present his pulse is 114; temperature, 98.3°; respiration, 18.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT.  REYBURN,
D. HAYES AGNEW.

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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