1. I welcomed the presbyter Orosius, an honorable man, my brother, and the son of Your Excellency, on his own merit and at your orders. [...].
2. [...] Last year we sent the holy presbyter Firmus to Ravenna and then to Africa and Sicily for the business of Eustochium and Paula, and we think that he is now staying in part of Africa. I ask that you greet with my respect the saints who remain at your side. I have also sent a letter to the presbyter Firmus. If it should come to you, do not delay to send it to him [...].
(trans. R. Teske, slightly altered)