President Garfield’s Condition: September 19, 1881, 6:00 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedELBERON, N. J.,
September 19, 1881.

6 P. M.

Though the gravity of the President’s condition continues, there has been no aggravation of symptoms since the noon bulletin was issued. He has slept most of the time, coughing but little, and with more ease. The sputa remains unchanged. A sufficient amount of nourishment has been taken and retained.
Temperature, 98.4°; pulse, 102; 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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