Jesup to Jones 7 Feb 1837
After spending more than a year in the withering Florida heat battling the Seminoles, Jesup writes to the Adjutant General, "If I have at any time said ought in disparagement of the operations of others in Florida, either verbally or in writing, officially or unofficially, knowing the Country as I now know it, I consider myself bound as a man of honor solemnly to retract it."
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