Yesterday was the 230th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Paris, the treaty that ended the American Revolution.

Volume 3 of the Selected Papers of John Jay (UVA Press) covers the negotiations that ended the war, showing the complicated process that is diplomacy, a process often ignored.

The NHPRC supports the work of three of the American negotiators for peace: The Papers of Benjamin Franklin (; the Papers of John Jay ( and the Papers of John Adams ( Of course, you can read all about the Treaty itself at the National Archives "Our Documents" site at and discover what the rest of the Founders thought about the peace at Founders Online (

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