Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Recommended a grant of land to all below the rank of Major General who serve in Florida. Wrote to Governor Clay on the subject of a draft turned over to Colonel Stanton.
Nov. 1 Captain Page informed that the arrangements made by Governor Clay for calling an Indian force into service had been sanctioned by General Jessup and that the arrangements to feed their families had had also been sanctioned. The Captain was directed to settle all claims for these purposes or refer them to Washington for instructions.
Heads of corps were directed to furnish articles of the clothing required for their respective commands, and the quarter master was required to send to New Or-

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leans for whatsoever might be required.
2. Genl. J. had a night attack of Hemorrhage of the lungs brought on by a slight cold and a peroscism of coughing- he continued however on his feet and engaged in his ordinary duties.
3. Major Cross written to on the subject of the General arrangements for the campaign. A Corps of laborers and mechanics with axe men and drivers required.
The charge of powder being considered by General J too heavy, Colonel Henderson was directed to constitute a board for the purpose of making experiments to determine the reduction process to be made.