9. P. SULPICIUS GALBA was appointed one of the judices in the case of Verres B. C. 70, but was rejected by Verres. Cicero calls him an honest, but severe judge, and says that he was to enter on some magistracy that same year.
He seems to be the same as the Galba who was one of the competitors of Cicero for the consulship. In B. C. 57 he is mentioned as pontifex, and in 49 as augur. Whether he is the same as the Galba who served as legate under Sulla in the war against Mithridates must remain uncertain. (Cic. in Verr.
1.7, 10, de Petit. Cons.
2, ad Att.
1.1, 9.9, de Harusp. Resp.
6; Ascon. in Cic. in Tog. cand.
p. 82 ; Appian, App. Mith. 43