Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Wrote to Colonel Fanning at the head of Lake Monroe. To Major Gardner at Volusia, to Col. Crowe at Fort Henderson and to Governor Call and Genl Read in Tallahassee. Ordered that the 6th infantry remain in Florida.
Feby 8th- [?] Lieut. Col. Stanton to Washington City with dispatches for the War Department. Wrote to the President. To Major McClintock camped at Fort Drane. To Lieut. Colonel Foster commanding south of the Withlacoochee. To Commodore Dallas- To Major General Macomb- Reported instructions for Col. Stanton.

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instructed Captain Page in relation to indian difficulties in Alabama. To Colonel Warren comdr. at Jacksonville- and to Captain Crabb of the Navy.
9. Wrote to Lt. Colonel Miller- ordered the 2nd Brigade to Fort Dade. Genl J proceeded to Fort Dade with an escort of mounted men. Sent instructions to Lt. Watkins to afford every possible facility to Governor Call, and to improve, if possible, the navigation of the Withlacoochee from Fort Clinch down.
10. Instructed Lt. Col. Foster in relation to the defense of