President Garfield’s Condition: July 29, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 29, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
Immediately after the evening dressing yesterday the President’s afternoon fever began to gradually subside.  He slept well during the night, and this morning is free from fever, looks well, and expresses himself cheerfully.  No rigors have occurred during the past twenty-four hours, nor indeed at any time since the 25th instant.  A moderate rise of temperature in the afternoon is to be anticipated for some days to come.  At present his pulse is 92; temperature, 98.4°; respiration, 18.

FRANK H. HAMILTON,
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT. REYBURN.

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.

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