Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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visions and blankets. Abraham came in to day to meet Micanopy. Aligator is with Micanopy. But Philip, it is understood, has not come. Toney said Cloud is engaged in collecting the Negroes, and Indians, and will move in a few days to Tampa. Four Indians of Tiger Tails party came in to day and reported the arrival of about forty men women and children of the Tallahassees in the neighborhood. Provisions were sent to them. Charley Emathla’s family came in several days ago, and are with their relation, the friendly chief John Hoponee. Gl J. had a long talk with Abraham.

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not satisfactory. He evidently has information which he is unwilling to communicate.
March 17. Toney came in this morning and reports Micanopy better- he is preparing to come in. Sent him provisions. At 11 o’clock he came in. Accompanied by Aligator and several Indians- he informed General Jesup that he had come to day merely to pay his respects to him, and that he would tomorrow transact business. He had sent messengers to Philip but had not heard from him. The messenger not having returned. He and Aligator, with Jim Boy a friendly chief, dined with General Jesup.