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June 29, 1776 ∙ Virginia Convention accepts constitution and forms first state  government  July 2, 1776 ∙Congress approves resolution to declare independence  July 4, 1776∙Congress accepts Declaration of Independence  September 2, 1776 ∙Jefferson resigns from Congress due to wife's illness  September 30, 1776 ∙Appointed to negotiate diplomatic treaties with France but declines  due to wife's illness  November 5, 1776 ∙Appointed to revise Virginia's existing laws in committee  May 20, 1776 ∙Leaves Virginia Assembly due to wife's illness  May 28, 1776 ∙Eldest son born unnamed and dies two weeks later  October 30, 1776 ∙Returns to Virginia Assembly  August 1, 1778 ∙Third daughter Maria Jefferson born  February 1779 ∙Together with James Madison, Edmund Pendleton and George Wythe,  Jefferson finishes revisions of Virginia laws  June 1, 1779 ∙ Jefferson elected governor of Virginia 
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