When, therefore, my client leased the business of the bank
and took over the deposits, realizing that, if he had not yet obtained the right
of citizenship with you, he would be unable to recover the monies which Pasio
had lent on the security of land and lodging-houses, he chose to have Pasio
himself as debtor for these sums, rather than the others to whom he had lent
them. It was for this reason that Pasio was set down as owing eleven talents, as
has been stated to you in the depositions.