Theodore Roosevelt responds to a communication from the Office of Indian Affairs regarding objections made by Richard Henry Pratt for Civil Service certifications 244, 246, and 247. Roosevelt writes that the Civil Service Commission cannot sustain objections unless specific objections are made against individual candidates.
Explanation for Overruling Exceptions to Civil Service Certifications
June 22, 1893
National Archives and Records Administration
RG 75, Entry 91, box 993, 1893-#22536