William Godwin's Diary


The Treaty of Paris was signed by France and the allied powers and formally ended the war of the Sixth Coalition. The terms were moderate, with reparations by the French waived and many of her conquered colonies returned. It also provided for the restoration of the Bourbon monarchy, under Louis XVIII.

See Rory Muir, Britain and the Defeat of Napoleon, 1807-1815 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1996), pp. 326-27.