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Letter

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Published as number 29 in P.WashU.I;
1 papyrus fragment 9.7 x 7.5;
14 lines of text;
http://library.wustl.edu/units/spec/manuscripts/throop.html;
Scope note: This is a letter from one unnamed party to another. It mentions the planting of vegetables, a request for money (copper?) that was d ;
Imaging and cataloging sponsored through APIS III, an NEH funded project.

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PW 29 – Inv 229
[ln 5] . . . like those planting vegetables. We demand of him, “write to your brother”.
And I send you Serapas about money. To my sorrow you did not send it. For each one is
threatening me, the legionaries themeselves being insulted . . . which I saw when he
brought you four other citrus trees for a total of 42. I pray for your health.

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Citation

“Letter,” WUSTL Digital Gateway Image Collections & Exhibitions, accessed November 20, 2017, http://omeka.wustl.edu/omeka/items/show/8072.