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Executive orders
Signature of Ulysses Grant
Administration of Ulysses S. Grant (March 4, 1869 – March 4, 1877)
  • At least 15 executive orders issued [1]
  • Range: Executive Order 8 thru Executive Order 20



1872Edit

     8 Apr 16 Approving and Publishing the Civil Service Rules Promulgated by the President on December 19, 1871

1873Edit

     9 Jan 17 Prohibiting Persons Holding Federal Civil Office from Holding any Office under any State or Territorial Government
     9-2 Jan 28 Clarifying Executive Order of January 17, 1873
     8-1 Mar 14 Further Amendment of the Civil Service Rules Promulgated by the President on December 19, 1871
    10 Jun 24 Prescribing Amendments to the Tariff of Consular Fees of 1870, Paragraph 331
    11 Aug 05 Promulgating Certain Further Rules for the Government of the Civil Service of the United States

1874Edit

    12 Jan 02 Prescribing Amendments to the Tariff of Consular Fees of 1870
    13 Mar 09 Ordering Formalities for Mourning the Death of Former President Millard Fillmore
    14 Mar 20 Consuls in Italy and Turkey made subordinate to Consuls General at Rome and Constantinople; Paragraph 377 of Consular Regulations amended to require yearly report of exports
    15 Apr 28 Civil Service Rules amended, including officers and clerks in Group A under office of General Appraiser
    16 May 29 Prescribing Civil Service Rules for the Light House Service
    17 Aug 31 Extending Civil Service Rules to Federal Offices in Customs Districts in Boston

1875Edit

    18 Jul 31 Ordering Formalities for Mourning the Death of Former President Andrew Johnson
    19 Nov 22 Ordering Formalities for Mourning the Death of Vice President Henry Wilson

1876Edit

    20 Aug 21 Ordering Formalities for Mourning the Death of Michael C. Kerr, Speaker of the House of Representatives

NotesEdit

  1. NOTE: The total number of Executive orders issued for each administration includes number-and-letter designated orders, such as 9577-A, 9616-A, etc. Also, many executive orders in this era never got numbered at all.