From Silver Sun Republic Codex

Bernardo dei Medici, by the Grace of Requesta of the Crowned Republic of the Silver Sun Duke, Citadel of the Southern Pass 13th Baron, Patron of the Garde Azure and Ordo d'Argento, Defender of the Faith

To xxxx,

hereby appointed an Officer in His Grace's Marines this day,

We knowing of your special Trust and Confidence in your Loyalty, Courage, and Integrity do by these Presents Constitute and Appoint you to be an Officer in our Professional Forces. You are therefore carefully and diligently to discharge your Duty as such in the Rank of Lieutenant of Marines or in such other Rank as we may from time to time hereafter be pleased to promote or appoint you to, and you are to endeavor to keep those under your command in good Order and Discipline, and we do hereby command them to obey you as their superior officer in accordance with the laws and customers of the Republic's military.

IN WITNESS Whereof I set my hand,

Duke Bernardo dei Medici