Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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engagements, that they will immediately withdraw to the South of the Hillsborough; and that all found North of that river, and a line drawn due east from Fort Foster to the ocean, without the permission of the Genl. commanding, after the 1st of April are to be considered hostile. Micanopy is to be one of the hostages. Genl J. stipulated on the part of the United States that the Seminoles should be secure in their persons & property- that their negroes shall accompany them West of the Mississippi – that their

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cattle and ponies shall be paid for at a fair valuation- that the expenses of the movement west should be defrayed by the United States- that the Chiefs, Warriors, and their families, shall be subsisted from the time they assemble in camp near Tampa Bay, until they arrive at their homes west of the Mississippi, & twelve months thereafter. [?] to assemble in the camp to be designated by the commanding General as soon as possible – and at all events went by the