Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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reinforce Lt. Col [?] in Volusia, with two additional companies of South Carolina militia. Wrote to Major Cross on the subject of fresh horses. Aligator & Cloud have come in and report that Holach Touchee will be in to night. Communicated with Secy of War. Wrote to General Hernandez and Lt. Col Crane giving instructions for the defense of their respective districts. An express came in from Tallahassee.
23. Wrote to Governor Call and informed him that I should not require any Florida militia in the field. Wrote also to Genl Read, Col Whitner,

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Lieut. Vinton, and Capt Thomas. Holach Touchee, Cloud, Aligator, & other principal Indians visited Gl J to day- The report Jumper sick and unable to attend, and Jumpers son, nephew to Micanopy, sustained an injury on the way which prevented him from coming in. The chiefs named met Genl J. in council- they stated their desire for peace but said they were not instructed as to any terms; but that whatsoever Micanopy would agree to the whole nation would confirm. Holach Touchee