President Garfield’s Condition: July 17, 1881, 8:30 AM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
July 17, 1881.

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,
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.