Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Russian” in chapter 10, page 124 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:
...lose of the war we had trebled it. Every farthing of this money was spent in war, and hundreds of millions besides, the accumulating debt being bound, like a millstone, round our necks forever.
The Russian war shows that we have only to get our blood heated to be as extravagant as ever.
In 1856 our expenditure was eighty-four millions, the year after nearly as much, and the whole expense of the war h...
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