The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 14
Samples of War Expenditure
Samples of War Expenditure.
|1798-1815—War with France||£831,446,449|
|1838-1848—Insurrection in Canada||2,096,046|
|1840-1843—First China War||2,201,028|
|1856-7-1860-1—Second China War||6,640,693|
|1864-1865—New Zealand War||764,829|
|1879-1880—Zulu and Transvaal Wars||4,821,720|
|1880—Griqualand and Sukukuni Expeditions||472,200|
In these figures are not included £3,196,875 for the Alabama Claims, nor the following special Military Votes:—£1,451,097 during the (1871-2) Franco-German War, £3,500,000 during the (1878) Russo-Turkish War, £5,000,000 to India towards the cost of the Beaconsfield-Salisbury-Lytton invasion of Afghanistan, £800,000 and much more squandered in the Soudan under Mr. Gladstone's Government, and the £9,451,000 for further preparations for bloodshed in 1886.