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