President Garfield’s Condition: August 3, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 3, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President slept tranquilly the greater part of the night.  This morning his temperature is normal, and his general condition is satisfactory.  Another day of favorable progress is anticipated.  At present his pulse is 96; 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.