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August 17, 1757∙Peter Jefferson dies at age forty-nine, leaving young Jefferson as family patriarch March 1760∙Enters College of William and Mary at Williamsburg, Virginia; befriends Patrick Henry March 1762∙Graduates from the College of William and Mary April 25, 1762∙Begins study of law in Williamsburg under George Wythe 1763 ∙ Begins dining in the company of Williamsburg's leading intellectuals 1764 ∙Begins to keep a regular reading journal October 1, 1765 ∙ Eldest sister Jane dies at age twenty-five May 1766 ∙Travels to New York, stopping at Annapolis and Philadelphia en route February 12, 1767 ∙ Receives first legal fee after handling case in General Court of
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.
- Spring '08