https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/documents/remarks-accepting-the-republican-nomination-for-president

Executive Order

June 13, 1904

A person who has been reinstated in the classified service in a grade lower than that from which he had been separated, may be promoted to his former grade without examination.

THEODORE ROOSEVELT.

Theodore Roosevelt, Executive Order Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/206826

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