Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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Joab, he added that it was forbidden in that book to revenge or punish in peace, for acts done in war- he remarked that the principals contained in the book were the rule of conduct for good men- that bad men only disregarded them. This seemed to satisfy the Indian and he promised to relate to his father as Gl. J had said to him. A negro who came in last night reports that Powell & Sam Jones are going to join Philip for the purpose of accompanying him to Micanopy’s camp, and of accepting the terms of the treaty.

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A present of tobacco & a blanket and some small articles was given to the young man and he departed on his return.
March 25- Sent off a train to day for Tampa- wrote to Captain Crabb of the Navy in relation to the situation of officers at Pensacola. Determined to send off Jim Boy and Echo Harjo- wrote to the Gov. of South Carolina.
March 26- Wrote to the commandant of the South Carolina volunteers- sent Major Morris to Tampa Bay to make arrangements for the discharge of Jim Boys battalion. Wrote to Adjt Genl.
27. Wrote to Lt. Col Miller on the subject of Cooley’s conduct. Directed an investigation- [?] fears he must be