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Vindolanda Inventory No. 85.248

Introduction

Ten joining fragments of a leaf which contain the beginning of a report of the same general type as 155 and 157. It is dated 7 March and reports the activities of three groups of men, one building a hospitium, a second working at lime-kilns and a third to get clay for making wattle fences for the castra. This may all relate to routine construction work.

n 1 Nonis Martii[s] uacat
n 2 missi ad hospiti[u]m cum Marco medico
n 3 faciendum structores n(umero) xxx
n 4 [a]d lapidem flammandum n(umero)xviiii
n 5 [a]d lutum uim[ini]bus castrorum facien-
n 6 [dum] traces                 
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Notes

"7 March sent with Marcus, the medical orderly, to build the residence, builders, number 30 to burn stone, number 19 (?) to produce clay for the wattle fences of the camp ..."