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  • The parcel post and money order services have largely increased since 1887--1888, the number of parcels having almost doubled (those for abroad are more than trebled), while the number of money orders issued is trebled and their value doubled (about 40,000,000).
  • The personnel on active service consisted of 1799 officers and 25,000 men, the former being doubled and the latter trebled since 1882.
  • Within the cities and upon the open lands the Italians, in this and the next century, doubled, trebled and quadrupled their numbers.
  • The total national debt of Russia nearly trebled between 1852 (£57,038,600) and 1862 (£145,50o,000), and again between 1872 (£242,277,000) and 1892 (£526,109.000) it more than doubled, while by 1906 it amounted altogether to £812,040,000.
  • Then immigration began to fill the deserted plains once more, and by 1785 the population had trebled itself.
 

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