Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Pursued them- having promised to bring them in – He and Cloud left others in their places until they should be brought in. Abraham complained that Major Fagan had cheated him out of $280. Genl J. gave him fifty dollars. Hola Toochee took leave and departed. John Hossoney's son, a fine youth, died last night- he was buried today with the honors of war, and according to the ceremonies of the Episcopal Church.
March 9th. Abraham came in and reported that Jumper had returned without the hostages in consequence of his horse having broken down. Genl. J. ordered that he be furnished

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with a fresh horse. Abram took leave and departed. Gl. J. read to day the decision of the President on the proceedings of the court of Inquiry in the case of General Scott at Frederick. The course pursued by the court was most extraordinary- they condemned General J. unheard through his conduct was not before them for investigation. Genl J. read a notice of the remarks of W. Preston in the [?] on the subject of the court of Inquiry- He hopes they may investigate the matter- he apprehends nothing from investigation. Cloud took leave to day and promised to have his people assembled in a few days. John Hossoney called with Yoholo Harjo and a creek who came down last summer. The Creek informed Genl J. that Nocosee Yaholo with all the hostile creeks