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

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 8, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President passed a comfortable night, and slept well without anodyne.  The rise of temperature of yesterday afternoon subsided during the evening, and did not recur at any time through the night.  At present he appears better than yesterday morning.  Pulse, 94; temperature, 98.4; respiration, 18.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT.  REYBURN,
FRANK H. HAMILTON,
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.