President Garfield’s Condition: August 13, 1881, 6:30 PM
6.30 P. M.
Since the last bulletin the President has continued to do well. The afternoon fever has been half a degree less than yesterday. At the evening dressing the appearance of the wound was improved. The discharge of pus has been adequate, and its character is healthy. At present his pulse is 104; temperature, 100.7°; respiration 19.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
FRANK H. HAMILTON.
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.