President Garfield’s Condition: August 25, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 25, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President slept most of the night.  He has taken liquid food by the mouth at stated intervals and in sufficient quantity, so that the enemata have not been renewed.  No modification of the parotid swelling has yet been observed.  His general condition is much the same as at this time yesterday.  Pulse, 106; temperature, 98.5°; respiration, 18.

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

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