Executive Order—Amendment of Civil Service Rules
March 04, 1891
Special Departmental Rule No. 1 is hereby amended so as to include among the places excepted from examination therein the following:
In the Department of Agriculture, in the office of the Secretary: Clerk to act as appointment clerk.
Benjamin Harrison, 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/205695