President Garfield’s Condition: August 23, 1881, 6:30 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 23, 1881.

6.30 P. M.
The President has continued to take liquid food by the mouth at regular intervals during the day, and has had no recurrence of gastric disorder.  The parotid swelling remains unchanged; in other respects, the symptoms show some improvement over his condition yesterday afternoon.  Pulse, 104; temperature, 99.2°; respiration, 19.

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

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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