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pulation of near thirty-five millions, supports a permanent establishment of about 350,000 men, at an expense of seventy or eighty millions of dollars, out of a total budget of $280,000,000. France has long supported a permanent military force of from one-hundredth to one hundred-and-tenth of her population, at an expense of from one-fourth to one-fifth of her whole budget.
The following table, copied from the Spectateur Militaire, shows the state of the army at six different periods between 1788 and 1842.
It omits, of course, the extraordinary levies of the wars of the Revolution and of the Empire.
Dates. Population. Budget.Army.Remarks.
Of State.Of the Army.Peace Estab.War Estab.
181428,000,000800,000,000180,000,000255,000340,000Ordinance of 1814.
182331,000,000900,000,000200,000,000280,000390,000Minister of War.