6 P. M.
The President has slept a few moments, but is manifestly weaker. Pulse 140, and feeble.
He is mentally clear, conversing intelligently when permitted to do so.
D. W. BLISS.
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.