President Garfield’s Condition: August 19, 1881, 6:30 PM
6.30 P. M.
The President has been easy during the afternoon, and the favorable conditions reported in the last bulletin continue. The swollen parotid gland has not been painful. The temperature is the same; the pulse rather less frequent than at this hour yesterday. Pulse, 106; temperature, 100°; respiration, 18.
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.