ion 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.
183032,000,0001,000,000,000220,000,000312,000500,000Report of Minister of War.
184034,000,0001,170,000,000242,000,000312,000-Budget of 1840.
184235,000,0001,200,000,000285,000,000370,000520,000Estimated Expenses of 1842.
From these data we see that the great European powers at the present day maintain, in time of peace, military establishments equal to about one-hundredth part of their entire population.
The geographical position of a, country also greatly influences the degree and character of its military preparation.
It may be bordered on one or more sides by mountains and other obstacles calculated to diminish the
s of any note, that ships have gained advantage, are those of the attack on Copenhagen in 1801; the passage of the Dardanelles, in 1807; the attack on Algiers, in 1816; the attack on San Juan d'ulloa, in 1838; and the attack on St. Jean d'acre, in 1840.
Let us examine these examples a little in detail :--
Copenhagen.--The British fleet sent to attack Copenhagen, in 1801, consisted of fifty-two sail, eighteen of them being line-of-battle ships, four frigates, &c. They sailed from Yarmouth r6178,094 811830 and 1838
Vandalia,2090,977 88182859,181 341832 and 1834
Lexington,20?114,622 35182683,386 521827 and 1837
Warren,20?99,410 011826152,596 031830 and 1838
Fairfield,20100,490 35182665,918 261831 and 1837
Broken up in 1840.20?106,232 191827129,969 801829 and 1836
Boxer,1030,697 88183128,780 481834 and 1840
Enterprise,1027,938 63183120,716 591834 and 1840
Grampus,1023,627 42182196,086 361825 and 1840
Dolphin,1038,522 62183615,013 351839 and 1840