President Garfield’s Condition: July 29, 1881, 7:00 PM
7.00 P. M.
The President has been comfortable and cheerful during the day, and has had quite a nap since the noon bulletin was issued. The afternoon febrile rise came on later, and was not so marked as yesterday. The wound has been discharging freely and looks well. At present his pulse is 98; temperature, 100°; respiration, 20.
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.