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Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Wrote to Lt. Col [?] instructing him to re-occupy Fort Mellon on Lake Monroe. Ordinance men to be continued on duty at Black creek. Lt. Col [?] ordered to cause the dredge boat to be returned to the Engineer Department. Reported to the Adjt. Genl. in relation to Captain [?] and Captain Crossman- ordered a [?] of Colonel Henderson. Wrote to Lt. Col Foster in relation to his request of a leave of absence and his relations with the Indians. To Lt. Watkins on the subject of a collision of authority with Lt. Bell. Wrote to Lt. Bell on the same subject- informed him

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that Lt. Watkins was under his command, and subject to his orders, but was the same time subject in his administrative capacity to the calls of the service at large. Wrote to Genl Hernandez approving his plan for calling volunteers into the service, as orders for the defense of this district. Ordered additional supplies of ordnance stores to Volusia, communicated with Major McClintock commanding Fort Drane. With Lt. Leib of the Navy, on the subject of soldiers left there. With Captain Harvey Brown on the subject of issue of rations to gamblers and others of similar character