July 27, 1881.
7.00 P. M.
The President’s is still resting quietly. He has been able to take more nourishment to-day than for several days past, and up to the present hour has had no febrile rise of temperature. His wound has just been dressed. It looks well and has continued to discharge healthy pus in sufficient quantity during the day.
His pulse, is now 96; temperature 98.5°; respiration 20.
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.