President Garfield’s Condition: September 14, 1881, 6:30 PM
6.30 P. M.
At the examination of the President at 12 M. today his temperature was 98.8°; pulse, 104; respiration, 20. At the evening dressing, 5.30 P. M., the temperature was 99.2°; pulse, 112; respiration, 21. The President was placed on the invalid-chair, in a semi-reclining position, about 12 M., and remained one hour and a half, sleeping a part of the time. He was not fatigued by the transfer or change of position, and his general condition this evening is as favorable as usual notwithstanding a slight febrile rise.
D. W. BLISS,
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.