President Garfield’s Condition: September 12, 1881, 6:00 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedELBERON, N. J.,
September 12, 1881.

6 P. M.
The President has experienced since the issue of the morning bulletin further amelioration of symptoms. He has been able to take an ample amount of food without discomfort, and has had several refreshing naps. At the noon examination the temperature was 99.2°; pulse 106; respiration, 20. At 5.30 P. M. the temperature was 98.6°; pulse, 100; respiration, 18.


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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