The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 30
Some Objections to my Scheme
Some Objections to my Scheme.
Now, I am aware that at first sight it will occur to many who are really sound traders or who may be business men, and who always pay their debts honorably even if a little late in the day, that a reduction in time as to the Statute of Limitations would be inconvenient to them, and would fall upon them hardly, and without provocation. And I am ready to admit that for the first few months, or perhaps even for a moderate length of time, it would cause a little scraping together of cash or debts if it were necessary to pay off all liabilities at a short notice.