President Garfield’s Condition: September 9, 1881, 9:00 AM
8:30 A. M.
At the examination of the President at 8 A. M., the temperature was 98.5°; pulse, 100; respiration, 17. The conditions of the parotid and wound are improving; he was somewhat wakeful during the night, but not restless, and slept sufficiently. The enemata and stimulants have been suspended during the past thirty-six hours. On the whole, the past twenty-four hours give evidence of favorable progress.
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.