Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Indian warriors and mounted volunteers. Reported to the Secy of War the results of the expedition- also that the 6th Regt, which had been ordered to the Western perimeter, would be retained, until the termination of an expedition to the head of the Ocklawaha.
Jany 20. Reported to the Adjt. General – made arrangements for the supply of subsistence to the indigent and distressed inhabitants of Florida resident in the Southern part of the territory. Instructed Lt. Col. Miller in relation to the security of the [?]

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Wrote to Governor Call- Directed the Army to prepare to march on the 22nd and are employed in the most active preparations.
21. Continued in the preparations for the march of the Army. Reported to the Adjutant Genl the result of Lt. Col Fosters operations. Placed General Hernandez in command of the country East of St. Johns' and Lt. Colonel [?] west of that river to the Suwannee. Wrote letters of instructions to both- also to Lt. Col. Fanning.