President Garfield’s Condition: September 8, 1881, 8:30 AM
8.30 A. M.
At the morning examination made at 8 o’clock, the President’s pulse was 104; temperature, 98.7°, and respiration, 18. He was restless and wakeful during the early part of the night, but after 12 (midnight) slept well until morning. His general condition appears more encouraging.
D. W. BLISS,
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.