President Garfield’s Condition: September 3, 1881, 8:30 AM
8.30 A. M.
The President was somewhat more restless than usual during the early part of the night, but slept better after 1 A. M. This morning his general condition does not differ materially from what it was at the same hour yesterday, except that there is a slight increase in the frequency of the pulse.
Pulse, 104; temperature, 98.6°; respiration, 18.
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.