President Garfield’s Condition: August 2, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 2, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President passed a very pleasant night and slept sweetly the greater part of the time.  This morning he awoke refreshed and appears comfortable and cheerful.  Pulse, 94; temperature, 98.4°; respiration, 18.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBERT  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.