President Garfield’s Condition: July 17, 1881, 8:30 AM
8.30 A. M.
The President continues to improve. He passed an excellent night, and has a good appetite this morning. Pulse, 90; temperature, 98.4°; respiration, 18.
D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
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.