Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Micanopy directed him to say that when the next broken days were arranged he would come. Genl J. said it was trifling to speak of more broken days- Two distinct times and places of meeting had been agreed on- Micanopy disappointed him in both – the next time of meeting must be for all the people to assemble in camp prepared to emigrate. You were told when last here that Micanopy must come- Jumper said Holat Toochee was authorized to sign for Micanopy. Genl J. Have he & you full powers to treat? Jumper. Yes. Genl J. Have you power to treat for the whole nation? Jumper. We wish time to collect the whole

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the whole nation, and make a fresh treaty. Genl J. – that cannot be done- if you desire peace you can have it. If war you can have it- my troops are ready- those who do not come in when required will be attacked immediately. How many days will be necessary to collect the people? Jumper- ten days to assemble the men at Micanopy’s- but I cannot tell how long to collect the Micasookees. Genl J. – Would the Micasookees consider themselves bound by your engagements or would they act as you desire them? Jumper – the Governor, (Micanopy,) has conceited to emigrate- the