President Garfield’s Condition: August 23, 1881, 6:30 PM
6.30 P. M.
The President has continued to take liquid food by the mouth at regular intervals during the day, and has had no recurrence of gastric disorder. The parotid swelling remains unchanged; in other respects, the symptoms show some improvement over his condition yesterday afternoon. Pulse, 104; temperature, 99.2°; 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.