President Garfield’s Condition: August 14, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 14, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President slept well during the night, and this morning expresses himself as feeling comfortable.  His temperature is one degree less than at the same hour yesterday.  His general condition is good.  Pulse, 100; temperature, 99.8°; respiration 18.

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

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.