President Garfield’s Condition: July 13, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 13, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President is doing well this morning.  Pulse, 90; temperature, 98.5°; respiration, 20.  His gradual progress towards recovery is manifest, and thus far without serious complications.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBERT REYBURN.

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.