September 1775

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September 1775 ∙Second daughter Jane Randolph Jefferson dies at age three  September 26, 1775∙Appointed commander of Albermarle militia  September 30, 1775 ∙Returns to Philadelphia for re-adjournment of Second Continental  Congress  Autumn 1775 ∙Loyalist raids on Virginia organized by Earl of Dunmore begin  January 20, 1776 ∙Thomas Paine publishes  Common Sense March 31, 1776 ∙Mother Jane Randolph Jefferson dies at age fifty-seven  May 14, 1776 ∙Returns to Philadelphia after five-month absence  May 15, 1776 ∙Congress resolves to form its own government  May 27, 1776 ∙Jefferson begins drafting a constitution for the state of Virginia  June 7, 1776 ∙Richard Henry Lee introduces resolution to declare independence and  form a confederation with foreign alliances  June 11, 1776 ∙Jefferson appointed to committee to prepare Declaration of  Independence 
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