President Garfield’s Condition: July 16, 1881, 7:00 PM
7.00 P. M.
The President has passed a better day than any since he was hurt. The afternoon fever is still less than yesterday. At 1 P. M. his pulse was 94; temperature 98.4°; respiration, 18. His pulse now is 98; temperature, 100.2o; respiration, 19.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
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.