The vendor to us of the mining
property and the slaves was Mnesicles, for he had purchased them for the
plaintiff from Telemachus, the former owner; and the plaintiff leased them from
us at a rent equal to the interest accruing on the money, a hundred and five
drachmae a month. We drew up an agreement in which the terms of the lease were
stated, and the right was given the plaintiff of redeeming these things from us
within a given time.
Demosthenes. Demosthenes with an English translation by A. T. Murray, Ph.D., LL.D. Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press; London, William Heinemann Ltd. 1939.
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