June 8 - June8,, June11, ContinentalCongress June21, June26,

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June 8, 1775 ∙Earl of Dunmore flees Virginia, throwing British rule there into question  June 11, 1775 ∙Jefferson leaves Willamsburg for Philadelphia to attend Second  Continental Congress  June 21, 1775 ∙Attends first session of Second Continental Congress  June 26, 1775 ∙Contributes to adopted resolution "An Address on the Causes of Taking  Up Arms"  August 1775 ∙Congress adjourns; Jefferson returns to Virginia to attend convention there  August 23, 1775∙King George III declares colonies to be in open rebellion against Great  Britain  September 1775 ∙Second daughter Jane Randolph Jefferson dies at age three  September 26, 1775∙Appointed commander of Albermarle militia  September 30, 1775 ∙Returns to Philadelphia for re-adjournment of Second Continental  Congress  Autumn 1775 ∙Loyalist raids on Virginia organized by Earl of Dunmore begin  January 20, 1776 ∙Thomas Paine publishes 
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