President Garfield’s Condition: July 16, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 16, 1881.

8.30 A. M.
The President has passed another good night, and is steadily progressing toward convalescence.  Pulse, 90; temperature 98.5°; respiration, 18.

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

In view of the favorable progress of the President’s case, the surgeons have decided to issue bulletins hereafter only in the morning and evening.

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.