Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Volusia; but find some difficulty in arranging the price.
April 7. Genl. J. had a camp conference with Micanopy and Coacoochee. John Hoponey came in, dined with them, and remained all night- He exerted himself to impress upon them the necessity for immediate action; the promised to exert themselves to bring their people in.
8. Holatoochee came to day. Gl J. made an arrangement with the chiefs to surrender all the negroes taken in the war. They are to be delivered on the St John’s to one of the commanding officers. Agreed to take Philips cattle at Fort Milton. Coacoochee left to day for his people promised to send Powell to Gl J. Heard that Echo E


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mathla was on his way with his own people and over a hundred Miccasookeys. Micanopy left this evening for his camp- he has issued his orders to the whole nation to join him prepared to move.
9th. Capt Delegnel reported to day- he says large trails have been discovered bearing to the South. They are the trails of men women children and ponies. They are evidently coming down to join Micanopy.
10th. Directed a survey of the road to Fort Dade, in order to comply with a [?] of the Secretary of War, in relation to the topography of the country.
11th. Recd communications from Lt. Colonel Crane, Major McClintock, Major [?]