UNITED STATES CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION,
Washington, D.C., October 31, 1888.
SIR: Approval of the following order for noncompetitive examinations under the provisions of General Rule III, section 2, clause (e) , of Revised Civil-Service Rules, is respectfully recommended:
Ordered , That noncompetitive examinations to test fitness for the following-designated places in the classified customs service are hereby authorized:
1. In the customs district of New York, collector's office: The tellers employed in the cashier's office; three stenographers employed under the immediate supervision of the collector.
2. In the customs district of San Francisco: Chinese interpreter.
I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,
Commissioner, in Charge .
Approved, November 1, 1888.
Grover Cleveland, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/205533