President Garfield’s Condition: August 15, 1881, 6:30 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 15, 1881.

6.30 P. M.
The irritability of the President’s stomach returned during the afternoon, and he has vomited three times since one o’clock.  Although the afternoon rise of temperature is less than it has been for several days, the pulse and respiration are more frequent, so that his condition is, on the whole, less satisfactory.  His pulse is now 130; temperature, 99.6°; respiration, 22.

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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