President Garfield’s Condition: August 3, 1881, 7:00 PM
7.00 P. M.
The President has passed a very satisfactory day. The wound continues to do well; he takes an adequate quantity of nourishment, and appears in all respects better than at any time since he was injured. The rise of temperature this afternoon is slight. At present his pulse is 102; temperature, 99.4°; 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.