Washington : Government Printing Office
By virtue of the authority vested in me by section 2 of the Civil Service Act (22 Stat. 403, 404), the Civil Service Commission is hereby authorized to confer a competitive classified civil-service status in accordance with the provisions of section 3 of Executive Order No. 7916 of June 24, 1938, upon those employees of the Office of Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, in Washington, D. C., and in the field who, prior to February 1, 1939, were properly appointed under the then-existing provisions of paragraph 5 (a), Subdivision VIII of Schedule A, and paragraph 1, Subdivision I of Schedule B of the Civil Service Rules.
The issuance of this order is recommended by the Civil Service Commission.
FRANKLIN D ROOSEVELT
THE WHITE HOUSE