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TWO RECEIPTS FOR WAGES OF GOVERNMENT POSTMEN

Greek text:  BGU 1232
Date:   3rd-2nd cent. B.C.

Menophilus, scribe of the letter-carriers, to Bes the agent of Haruotes the royal scribe greeting. I acknowledge that I have received through you from Ptolemaeus the sitologus of the eastern toparchy the amount of corn due to the letter-carriers in the Oxyrhynchite nome for Tubi and Mecheir of the 7th year, namely seventy artabas of wheat, 70 art. wheat.

Menophilus, scribe of the letter-carriers, to Bes the agent of Haruotes the royal scribe greeting. I acknowledge that I have received through you from Ptolemaeus the sitologus of the eastern toparchy the amount of corn due to the letter-carriers in the Oxyrhynchite nome for the months Pachon and Pauni of the 7th year, namely the remaining sixty-five artabas of wheat, and in advanced payment for Epeiph twenty-two artabas of wheat, altogether 87 artabas of wheat, total 87 art. wheat. Pauni 13.


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