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Unformatted text preview: 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 June 1780 Befriends young James Monroe November 3, 1780 Fourth daughter Lucy Elizabeth Jefferson born...
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