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Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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to bring Micanopy and Jumper in- the 4th of March was named & accepted; but twelve hostages were required to answer for their good faith- they were told however to take the night to consider what had been required of them, and to give their answer the next day- and they retired to their camp.
24. The Indian chiefs came in the greater part of the day was spent with in conference with them individually, or in council

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with them collectively- they acceded to the terms required, and Holach Toochee prepared to visit Micanopy- Abraham is to go with him. Aligator is to go to Jumper, and Cloud is to remain in the neighbourhood. Twelve hostages are to remain in camp, and a party under a sub-chief about a mile from camp.
25. Holach Toochee and the other chiefs brought in the hostages, and obtained subsistence and corn for their family. General J. sent a horse for