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