Executive Order—Amendment of Civil Service Rules
Rule VI of the civil-service rules is hereby amended by adding to the exceptions from examination in the departmental service a new clause, to read as follows:
(d) Assistant Secretary Smithsonian Institution, in charge of United States National Museum.
Approved, January 27, 1897.
Grover Cleveland, Executive Order—Amendment of Civil Service Rules Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/206276