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

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 30, 1881.

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,
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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