President Garfield’s Condition: July 30, 1881, 8:30 AM
8.30 A. M.
The President enjoyed a refreshing sleep during the greater part of the night. The slight febrile rise of yesterday afternoon had subsided by midnight, and this morning his temperature is again normal. A gradual improvement of his general condition, in all particulars, is observable, and his recognized by himself. His pulse is now 92; temperature, 98.3°; respiration, 18.
FRANK H. HAMILTON,
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
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.