The erased name is written at the top left of the fragment, as if this were the
beginning of a letter, but the remainder of the surface, to the right and
below, is blank.
ualetudinem must be
an interlinear addition and hence a substitute for the erased natalem. There is
a trace to the left which could be read as r but this must belong
to the preceding line, at the end of which we might restore propter to
If there is a break in the sense after licuerit, what follows may
mean something like "for I want you to be clear about my intentions",
supplying meo (cf. OLD, s.v. liqueo 3b).