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Receipt for Grain Delivered

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Receipt for Grain Delivered


Published joined with WU.inventory.276 as number 46 in P.WashU.I;
1 papyrus fragment 9.2 x 22;
22 lines of text;;
Scope note: This is a receipt for 400 artabs of grain issued by Joseph, son of Paesios (monk and steward of a monastery named Campos), to Kollou explicit reason that Joseph is illiterate.;
Imaging and cataloging sponsored through APIS III, an NEH funded project.;
joined with WU.inventory.276.

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PW 46 – Inv 274+276
Receipt from me, Joseph, son of Paesios, monk and steward of the monastery named
Campos. I have received from you Kollouthos, son of John, administrator . . . of the farm
of Amyntas for possession of it during the 8th indiction 400 artabs of grain by the
measure used by the office of the steward and for your protection in this matter I have
issued you the receipt as aforesaid. I, the same Joseph, have had the receipt for the 400
artabs of grain drawn up as aforesaid. I Aurelius John, son of Moues, at his request and
in his presence, wrote for him since he is illiterate.




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