Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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10th of April. All the advantages of the treaty at Payne’s Landing not enumerated in the present capitulation to be secured to them. It was agreed that Micanopy should come in in Nine days from the 7th and nine broken sticks representing the number of days, were given to Holat Toochee, who agreed to see Micanopy and report to him what he had done.
March 7: Jumper brought in the hostages, and their names were taken, and they were directed to remain with John Hossoney – Gl. J. had long conferences with Holat Toochee, Cloud,

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Jumper, & Abraham. They informed him that the Creeks who came down and joined them last summer urged them not to surrender, saying that we had violated our promises to them- that many of them surrendered on the apearance that they would be well treated and protected but that we immediately put them into jails, and loaded them with chains. Genl J. directed Lt. Chambers to notice the statement.
8. The hostages were missing this morning- Abraham gave information of it. Cloud hearing of it offered to remain in their places. Jumper