Francis Mora, being duly sworn, deposes and says—

That he is the duly constituted Roman Catholic bishop of Monterey and the same person to whom the commission, or letter of appointment, a copy of which is annexed hereto, is addressed. That the said copy has been by him compared with the said original commission, or letter of appointment, in his possession, and is a full, true, and correct copy thereof, and of the whole thereof.

Francis Mora,
Bishop of Monterey.
A. C. Holmes,
Notary Public.,

Dilecto filio Francisco Mora, Presbytero, Vicario Generali Diocesis Montereyensis et Angelorum in California.