UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION,
Washington, D.C., February 8, 1889.
SIR: The Commission recommends that Special Departmental Rule No. I be amended by adding to the exceptions from examination therein declared the following:
"11. In the Department of Justice: Assistant attorneys.
"12. In the Department of Agriculture, Bureau of Experiment Stations: Private secretary to the Director."
United States Civil Service Commissioner.
Approved, February 11, 1889.
Grover Cleveland, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/204911