President Garfield’s Condition: September 10, 1881, 6:00 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedELBERON, N. J.,
September 10, 1881.

6 P. M.
At the examination of the President at 12 M to-day his temperature was 98.5°; pulse, 100; respiration, 18. At 5.30 this evening his temperature was 98.7°; pulse, 100; respiration, 18. The President has taken a greater amount of liquid, with some solid food, and with more relish than for several days. His general condition is quite as favorable as yesterday.


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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