8.30 A. M.
At the examination of the President at 8 A. M. to-day the temperature was 99.4°; pulse, 100; respiration, 20. He passed a comfortable night, sleeping most of the time, and, on the whole, his condition this morning is more encouraging and gives promise of a good day.
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.