President Garfield’s Condition: July 30, 1881, 7:00 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 30, 1881.

7.00 P. M.
The President has passed the day comfortably without drawback or unpleasant symptoms, and has taken an ample amount of nourishment.  The afternoon rise of temperature is moderate, and did not commence until about five o’clock.  The discharge of pus has been abundant, and at the evening dressing was washed away freely from the deeper parts of the wound.  At present his pulse is 104; temperature, 100.2°; respiration, 20.

FRANK H. HAMILTON,
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT. REYBURN,
D. HAYES AGNEW.

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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