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