Founding Fathers’ papers to be accessible online

The University of Virginia Press is putting the published papers of Washington, Jefferson, John Adams, James Madison, Alexander Hamilton and Benjamin Franklin on a National Archives website that is expected to be accessible to the public in 2012.

When complete, the website will allow users to read, browse and search the text of tens of thousands of documents from the period.

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I am just cynical enough to believe that this will lead to more out of context quotes from the founding fathers mudding up what should be reasonable debate.