President Garfield’s Condition: August 3, 1881, 12:30 PM

Portraits of Garfield's six doctors surround an illustration of the President on his sickbedEXECUTIVE MANSION,
August 3, 1881.

12.30 P. M.
The President continues to progress steadily towards convalescence.  He has taken to-day an increased proportion of solid food, his wound is doing well, and his general condition is better than yesterday.  At present his pulse is 100; temperature, 98.4°; respiration, 19.

D. W. BLISS,
J. K. BARNES,
J. J. WOODWARD,
ROBT. 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.