To his holy brother and sister, Paulinus and Therasia, who are beloved of God and rightly venerable and much longed for, Augustine sends greetings in the Lord.
1. [...] Though I am writing these lines, I had sent another letter a few days ago through our dear son, Fortunatianus, a presbyter of the church of Thagaste, who was about to sail for Rome. [...]
(trans. R. Teske, slightly altered)