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Jesup to Jones 6 Nov 1836

Details plans to advance on the Withlacoochee and states, "If the Indians venture to fight us we shall terminate the war during this month; but should they disperse they will give us employment the greater part of the winter." In fact, the Second Seminole War (1835-1842) would drag on for another 6 years and would end with a truce rather than a treaty.

Jesup to Jones 6 Nov 1836
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