President Garfield’s Condition: July 27, 1881, 8:00 AM
8.00 A. M.
The President slept sweetly last night from about 8 P. M. to 5 A. M. with but a single break duration at 11 P. M. Since 5 o’clock this morning he has dozed quietly, awakening at intervals. There have been no rigors. He takes his nourishment well, and his general condition is improving. He expresses himself as feeling better and more rested. Pulse, 94; temperature 98.4°; respiration 18.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
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.