[Scriptoris] wording for letter of credence
nweders at mail.utexas.edu
Tue May 25 11:02:52 PDT 2004
Ya'll thought I had forgotten (grin). I had a newsletter to get out so I'm
sorry I'm late.
Here is the wording of letters of marque (or mark) I used when the
prototype of the Star Signet office. My mistake in that we called them
letters of credence: These were written and given out as letters (no
illumination per se) sometime in 1984 (AS XV-XVI)
In as much as it is the right of the Crown of Ansteorra to appoint such
Ambassadors as is pleasing and necessary, and in as much as Our
subject____________, is able to reside in the Kingdom of _______________,
it is Our pleasure to appoint her/him as Our Ambassador to _______________.
We do charge _______________ to spread the Good WIll of the Crown of
Ansteorra unto the citizens and the Crown of ____________, and to all
foreign lands through which s/he may travel, and that these Letters shall
stand as Our mark of Credence.
We do further charge that s/he must act in all ways worthy of this title,
and shall present her/himself unto the Crown of _____________ as Our
(Optional Embassy clause)
With this, We do also grant her/him the right to establish Embassy in
________, should the Crown of ____________ approve.
approved 18 January XV
Attest Aureliane Rioghail
Star Principal Herald
People given this honor.
Dominique de Blasa to the Middle
Gordon Daffyd ap Mart to Meridees
Hillary, I can make you a copy of the original
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