This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.
Unformatted text preview: April 3, 1769 Accedes to House of Burgesses as representative of Albermarle County, like his father before him May 17, 1769 The Baron de Botetourt dissolves the House of Burgesses after growing dissent against royal policies Summer 1769 Begins to focus reading more exclusively on theories of government February 1, 1770 Shadwell estate burns, destroying most of Jefferson's documents and possessions November 26, 1771 Moves into temporary quarters at Monticello while new estate is completed January 1, 1772 Marries Martha Wayles Skelton...
View Full Document
- Spring '08