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Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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informed Genl J. that Micanopy had sent word to him that his troops had driven him to a “bad swamp,” from the good land on which he had formerly lived, and he hoped to be permitted to remain there with his people. Holach Touchee was informed that peace would be granted on no other condition than emigration- that it was considered that the Indian Chiefs were attempting to trifle with us- that Jumper had not fulfilled his promise- and that no arrangement would be made except with

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Micanopy himself- Holach Toochee offered to go to Micanopy and receive his instructions and to bring Jumper in – he was informed that Micanopy must come- that Genl. J. would do business with no other person. The chief replied that Micanopy would come, and Holach Toochee said he would bring him provided time could be allowed- Genl J. informed that the time he mentioned was longer than necessary and directed him to mention the shortest period possible.