President Garfield’s Condition: August 17, 1881, 12:30 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 17, 1881.

12.30 P. M.
The President’s condition has not materially changed since last bulletin.  He has been tranquil and has slept some; has not vomited, and the nutritive enemata are still retained.  Pulse, 112; temperature, 98.7°; respiration, 18.

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