President Garfield’s Condition: September 14, 1881, 9:00 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedELBERON, N. J.,
September 14, 1881.

9 A. M.
At the examination of the President at 8.30 this morning the temperature was 98.4°; pulse, 100; respiration, 19. He passed the night comfortably, sleeping sufficiently. He is bright and cheerful this morning, and has taken fruits and his first meal for the day with relish.


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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