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Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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B—ce was transpiring with the hostile Indians. A nephew of Cloud had been allowed to go to Tampa Bay to see his sister a Prisoner. Capt. B. informed him that the English were raising a force to support the Seminoles- that it was the intention of Genl J. to take the warriors to New Orleans put them on boats and employ them against the English but he would separate them from their families.
March 15th. Employed W. Cooley to visit certain Indians on the coast and ascertain whether guides for the interior of the country are among them. Prepared dispatches to Volusia & Fort Milton. Also for Black Creek and Saint Augustine.

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wrote to the Secy of War; also to Major Cross. Genl J. had a talk with Tiger Tail. He agreed to go to Powell and invite him to come in. T.T. says a hundred Mikasukee Warriors have crossed the Suwannee- that a part of the Tallassees are with them. That they are employed in the high hammocks preparing compty. He has sent his brother to call them in.
16. Micanopy is expected to day at 11 o’clock a.m. he has not come. 3 o’clock P.M. Micanopy has arrived in the neighborhood. Toney came in accompanied by an Indian, with a message from the chief- he was sick & cannot come to camp to day but promises to come in tomorrow. Genl J. send him pro-