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June 4, 1781 ∙Narrowly escapes capture when British cavalry arrives at Monticello  moments after his departure  June 1781 ∙Lord Cornwallis occupies and lays waste to one of Jefferson's plantations  June 30, 1781 ∙Jefferson falls from a horse and is incapacitated for six weeks  October 19, 1781 ∙Surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown brings end to fighting in  Revolutionary War  December 19, 1781 ∙Investigative committee in Virginia Assembly brings charges  against Jefferson's record as governor; all accusations defeated and Jefferson cleared;  Jefferson announces intention to retire from public life  May 8, 1782 ∙Fifth daughter, also named Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson, born  September 6, 1782 ∙Jefferson's wife Martha Wayles Skelton Jefferson dies at age thirty- three  November 12, 1782 ∙Appointed peace commissioner to help negotiate Treaty of Paris  December 19, 1782∙ Leaves Monticello for Philadelphia in preparation to travel for 
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