July 8, 1881.
8.15 A. M.
The condition of the President continues favorable. He is more comfortable than on any previous morning. Pulse, 96; temperature, 99.2°; respiration, 23. The wound is beginning to discharge laudable pus.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
The next bulletin will be issued at 1 o’clock P. M.
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.