Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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people. The two hostages have not come in. Two of Cloud’s men are still retained.
March 13. Some of the officers of the [?] visited Tiger Tails camp. W. Cooley, whose family was killed by the Indians near Cape Florida, came in with dispatches from Col. Crane. He has been an Indian trader. Gl J. expected to derive much useful information from him, but found that he could communicate nothing of any importance.
14th. Wrote to Col. Bamford on the subject of the stores of his department. Captain [?] was written to on the same subject. Ordnance men to be

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retained at Black Creek. Wrote to Captain Crabb of the Navy commanding at Tampa Bay and sent him a copy of the capitulation of the Seminoles. Col. Crane and Lt. Clark written to in relation to the horses arriving at Black Creek- two hundred for the Dragoons and the remainder to be used for other purposes. Lt. McKenzie directed to return the ordnance stores recently arrived to the arsenal, and to send damaged arms to Baton Rouge or Mount Vernon. Jim Boy called this evening and informed Genl J. that he had ascertained from one of his warriors that Captain