President Garfield’s Condition: August 7, 1881, 7:00 PM
7.00 P. M.
The President has been comfortable during the day, although his temperature began to rise earlier than yesterday, and rose almost as high. At 12.30 P. M. his pulse was 104; temperature, 100°; respiration 20. At 7 P. M. his pulse is 104; temperature, 101.2°; respiration, 20; nevertheless, he has been able to take nourishment as usual; has had several refreshing naps during the day. The discharge of pus has been liberal and is healthy in character.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
FRANK H. HAMILTON,
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.