President Garfield’s Condition: August 22, 1881, 8:30 AM
8.30 A. M.
The President has not vomited since yesterday afternoon, and this morning has twice asked for and received a small quantity of fluid nourishment by the mouth. He slept more quietly during the night, and this morning his general condition is more encouraging than when the last bulletin was issued.
Pulse, 104; temperature 98.4; respiration, 18.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
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.