President Garfield’s Condition: September 11, 1881, 9:00 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedELBERON, N. J.,
September 11, 1881.

9 A. M.
At the examination of the President at 8.30 this A. M. his temperature was 98.8°; pulse, 104; respiration, 19. He was more restless, and the febrile rise later than on the preceding night. He continues to take sufficient nourishment without gastric disturbance.


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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