Let all men know by these presents that (Recipient's name) has been brought to Our esteem by [his/her] deeds. Therefore are We minded to create [him/her] a member of the Order of the Bough of Meridies, on the Merit of [his/her] past deeds and good works, and in the assurance of [his/her] continued faith to Meridies. We are secure in the knowledge that so long as you live and inspire others by your example, so shall Meridies be nurtured and grow. Having consulted with the present Companions and Principals of the Order, by Our perogative We hereto set Our Hands and Seals, this (number) day of (month), Anno Societatis (Society year), being (year) Gregorian.
-To be signed by Sovereign and Consort, with space for their seals. This award carries precedence and must also be signed by Beacon Principal Herald, with places for a third signature and seal.
[Source: A Handbook for Scribes of the Kingdom of Meridies (doc)]