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Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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The fifth was hunting white cranes, and would be in tomorrow, and that the 6th was detained by Abram to help him hunt his cattle. He was told that all must come in – that two of Cloud’s men would be retained in their places until they should come in. Genl J. was informed by W. Odom of Alabama that the families of the Indian Warriors were very much annoyed by the whites in Alabama, in consequence of the men at Echo Harjo’s camp being suspected of having joined the hostile Indians in the swamps. These Indians had been taken to Tuskegee

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and camped within the pickets. Wrote to Col. Crowell and Captain Page on the subject of the Indian families. Wrote to Major Cross on the subject of the court of Inquiry and of the cause of the Indian difficulties. Major Willson arrived with the 4th Infantry, having left a detachment at Fort Clinch.
12. Genl. J. wrote to Genl. Hernandez on the subject of the Chief Philip, and requested the Ind. Boy Alick as a guide. Directed that communications to and from Genl H. be forwarded immediately. Wrote to Govr Call on the subject of Tiger Tail. That warrior came in to day with more than a hundred of his