President Garfield’s Condition: July 29, 1881, 12:30 PM
12.30 P. M.
The President bore the dressing of his wound well this morning, and exhibited very little fatigue after its completion. The appearance of the wound, the character and quantity of the discharge, and the general condition of the patient are satisfactory. He rests well and takes an adequate quantity of nourishment. At present his pulse is 98; temperature, 98.4°; respiration, 19.
FRANK H. HAMILTON,
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.