Welles suggested Attalos III as the writer of this fragmentary letter, based on the phrase 'my predecessors'; but this is far fron certain.
[King Atta]los to . . . [greetings.] . . . of the . . . in Hierakome . . . delivered a petition through which the inhabitants of [the] . . . of Hierakome asked . . . built for Apollo . . . for the service of the god . . . as they were from the beginning. [Wishing to confirm the grants] of my predecessors and to increase the [honours] of the gods, [I have given] the [tax-exemption as they requested] . . .
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