President Garfield’s Condition: August 13, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 13, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President did not sleep as well as usual during the early part of last night.  After midnight, however, his sleep was refreshing, and only broken at long intervals.  This morning he has a little fever, nonetheless he expresses himself as feeling better than for several days past.  Pulse 104; temperature 100.8°; respiration, 19.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT.  REYBURN,
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.

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