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Jesup Diary

Jesup Diary

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of the St. John’s. Jumper, Aligator & several of the Indians visited General J. Many of the Indians went on board the Steam Boat. Wrote to the Adjt General. Wrote home.
Apl. 25. Directed Lt. Carey to take charge of the money sent by Lt. Learle, and pay for the cattle which he has received from the Seminole Indians. Tuskenuggee Harjo applied to have his relations with Concharto Micco sent to Arkansas- promised to write to Gov. Call on the subject.
26. Lieut. Learle arrived with my public papers from Fort Mitchell- ordered him to pay the Indians for their cattle. Instructed Lt. Col. [?] in relation to the treatment of Indians in his neighborhood. Directed that the latitude of Fort Mellon be taken. Also that the remains of Capt. Miller be removed to consecrated ground. Wrote to Governor Call on the

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subject of the removal of Concharti Micco’s people. Wrote to Genl Hernandez, to Lt. Col. Brown, and Major Cross.
27. The Indians are slowly coming in. Micanopy, Jumper, Aligator & others visited Gl J. today they were drunk and incapable of business. Wrote to Genl Hernandez on the subject of Captain Dranes claim to the command of St Augustine. Also to Lt. Col. Crane, in relation to men said to have been detained by Genl. Hernandez. Wrote to Judge Smith in relation to the negroes of the citizens of Florida among the Indians.
28. Micanopy, Jumper, Aligator, and others came in and met Gnl J. in council. It was settled that the Indians should be enrolled tomorrow. Micanopy was informed that the Indians who should remain out would be held accountable for all the property destroyed during the war.