XIX. The Masters of the Bureaus.
The master of the bureau of memorials formulates and issues all rescripts, and responds to petitions.
The master of the bureau of correspondence deals with deputations from states, consultations * and petitions.
The master of the bureau of requests deals with the hearing of cases and petitions.
The master of the bureau of Greek Correspondence either himself formulates those letters which are usually issued in Greek, or when they have been formulated in Latin translates them into Greek.
No one of these has a staff of his own, but assistants chosen from the bureaus.
[*] References to the imperial authority of questions on which provincial magistrates were in doubt: appeals from judges rather than against them.
XX. The Proconsul of Asia.
Under the control of the worshipful proconsul of Asia are the provinces mentioned below: