President Garfield’s Condition: August 27, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 27, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President slept from half an hour to an hour, or more, at a time throughout the night. He continues to retain the liquid food administered by the mouth, and the stimulating enemata; nevertheless his pulse has been more frequent since midnight, and he is evidently feebler this morning than yesterday. Pulse, 120; temperature 98.4°; respiration 22.

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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