May 1766 - possessions ∙ Moves into temporary quarters at...

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May 1766 ∙Travels to New York, stopping at Annapolis and Philadelphia en route  February 12, 1767 ∙ Receives first legal fee after handling case in General Court of  Virginia  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 
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Unformatted text preview: 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 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...
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  • Marries Martha Wayles, Martha Washington Jefferson, Jefferson considerable debts, ∙Shadwell estate burns, Albermarle County

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