Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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May 21. Additional dispatches from Genl. Armistead and Lt. Col. Harney. Coi Harjo had been in. Powell had moved forward towards Tampa. Coi Harjo would remove in about a week- Recd. a message from Holatoochee- he promises to be in with all his people in thirteen days. An Alabama Chief came in from Cape Florida. He reports that all the people in that quarter are moving and will be in with Holatoochee (he told a [?] story of a snake as large as a [?].) Micanopy and Jumper came in- they have heard from Aligator- he promised to join in three days. Wrote to Gov. Call, to Genl Armistead- and to the Adjt. Genl. to whom copies of a part of the correspondence in relation to the Creek

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campaigne was forwarded.
May 22. Micanopy stayed last night at Headquarters with his wife- he breakfasted & dined with Genl. J. Captain Page called and reported that Aligator had sent in five broken days, and that he would be in in five days. Lt. Col. Caulfield called & took leave. He was authorized to change his route on his arrival at Newnansville. Col. Henderson ordered to Washington. with Dr. Kearney, Capt. Howle, & Lts. Stark & Long.
23rd. A member of the Peas Creek Indians have come in with seventeen negroes. Captain Cross men returned from Fort Clinch with part of the stores from that Depot- No Indians had been seen there for several months past, and no signs of any.