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officer of the European Brigade, prescribed more than a year ago in Les reglements de la Legion Francaise, formee à la Nouvelle Orleans, le 26d'avril, 1861, as will be seen by the extract below, and claimed as an act of the strictest neutrality by the officers taking it, and, for more than a year, has passed by all the foreign consuls — so far as he is informed — without protest:-- Serment que doivent preter tous les officiers de la Legion Francaise. State of Louisiana, parish of Orleans. I,. . . . . . . . . . . ., do solemnly swear that I will, to the best of my ability, discharge the duties of . . . . . . . . . . of the French Legion, and that I will support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the State and of the Confederate States. So help me God! Sworn to and subscribed before me. [Traduction.] Etat De La Louisiane, Paroisse D'Orleans. Je, . . . . . . . . . . . ., jure solennellement de remplir, autant qu'il sera en moi, les devoirs de . . . . . .