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