President Garfield’s Condition: September 13, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedELBERON, N. J.,
September 13, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
At the examination of the President at 8 A. M. to-day the temperature was 99.4°; pulse, 100; respiration, 20. He passed a comfortable night, sleeping most of the time, and, on the whole, his condition this morning is more encouraging and gives promise of a good day.


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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