President Garfield’s Condition: July 31, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 31, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President slept well during the night, and awoke refreshed this morning.  The afternoon fever subsided earlier than the night before, and had quite disappeared by 10 P. M.  His appearance and expressions this morning indicate continued improvement.  At present his pulse is 94; temperature 98.4°; respiration, 18.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT. REYBURN,
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.