Statistics for occurrence #1 of “France” in article 1 of The Daily Dispatch: September 5, 1863., [Electronic resource]:
...ntry, what must be the consequence if some means, more stringent than any which have yet been applied, be not adopted to retire the superfluous portion of this enormous circulation.
The debt of France in 1787 was about three milliards of francs, or about $600,000,000. The deplorable state of the finances, and the inability of the Government to pay the interest of this debt occasioned the assemblin...
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