President Garfield’s Condition: August 6, 1881, 8:30 AM
8.30 A. M.
The President has passed an excellent night, sleeping sweetly the greater part of the time without the aid of morphia or any other anodyne. This morning he is cheerful and all the indications promise another favorable day. Pulse 92; temperature 98.4°; respiration, 18.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
FRANK H. HAMILTON.
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.