Statistics for occurrence #1 of “China” in chapter 6 of Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy.:

...suffices for appreciating its importance. It has been imagined also to use the portable telegraph, and to my knowledge, the first idea of it belonged to a Russian merchant who had brought it from China . These telegraphs manoeuvred by men on horseback posted upon heights, seem to be able to carry in a few minutes orders, from the centre to the extremities of a line of battle, as well as the report...

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China (China) 3,800 2 0 0 0 user votes
China (Alabama, United States) 10 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Indiana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Japan) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Louisiana, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Maine, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Missouri, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (New York, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Nuevo Leon, Mexico) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes
China (Texas, United States) 0 0 0 0 0 user votes

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