The others made no sense, with each nation realizing that the congresses were not to its advantage, as disputes were resolved with diminishing efficiency. Even the return of Napoleon from Elba and the outbreak of a new war did not divert Congress from its premonitory agenda. The Congress was not suspended and a new peace treaty was not concluded in Vienna. After Napoleon`s defeat at Waterloo and the second restoration of the Bourbons to the throne of France, a new series of peace treaties was concluded between France and each of the four great powers of the coalition as part of the Second Peace of Paris of 20 November 1815 (65 STCs 251). Many other powers then joined the peace. The Treaty of Chaumont of 1814 had confirmed the decisions already taken that had to be ratified by the most important Congress of Vienna of 1814-15. .