May 18 - for more autonomous rule May 16, 1773 Dabney Carr...

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May 18, 1768 ∙Begins to clear land for construction of Monticello  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  September 27, 1772 ∙Eldest daughter Martha Washington Jefferson born at Monticello  March 12, 1773∙Earl of Dunmore dissolves the House of Burgesses after Jefferson calls 
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Unformatted text preview: for more autonomous rule May 16, 1773 Dabney Carr dies, leaving six children to the Jefferson family May 30, 1773 John Wayles dies, leaving Jefferson considerable debts, lands, and slaves October 1773 Jefferson appointed surveyor of Albermarle County April 3, 1774 Second daughter Jane Randolph Jefferson born at Monticello May 26, 1774 Earl of Dunmore dissolves House of Burgesses again after further rumblings of protest against colonial rule June 1, 1774 Day of fasting proclaimed throughout Virginia in protest over the terms of the Boston Port Act July 26, 1774Jefferson drafts Albermarle Resolutions, specifying format for First Virginia Convention...
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