Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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chiefs will be in tomorrow with Micconopy.
April 15. Received word- the Indians did not come in as they promised. Saw Major Graham and Captain Page on the subject of the emigration. Both those gentleman consider the Indians sincere- they have been many years among them and know them well. Wrote to Genl Armistead and directed an examination of Panasofkey Swamp; also of the Ouithlacoochee above Fort Dade. And directed that all cattle be driven in or destroyed. Tuskinia visited Genl J. to day- his talk was not satisfactory- He says his people are in favor of peace but they cannot be collected.

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April 16th. Authorized Lt. Col. Crane to appoint sutlers at the several forts under his command- also to direct the asst. Q Master to furnish transportation for their stores. Captain DeLagnel stating that no other than public transportation could be had. Cloud called to see me- a son of a late Tallassee chief accompanied him. He reports that the Tallahassees are on the route coming in. Jim Boy & Yarjo called Micanopy & Coi harjo have disappointed me. They were to have been here to day, but have failed to come. Major Graham and Captain Page visited Micanopys camp today- they returned and reported to me that the chiefs would visit me tomorrow.
April 17th. The birthday of Genl J. eldest daughter wrote to her to day.