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