August 29, 1881.
8.30 A. M.
The President, s symptoms this morning are as favorable as yesterday at the same hour. He slept, awakening; at intervals, the greater part of the night. At these intervals he took, and retained, the liquid nourishment administered. His mind continues perfectly clear.
Pulse, 100; temperature, 98.5°; respiration, 17.
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.