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Document stating that an unnamed man served with Captain Aron Jennings's Company of Mounted Volunteers in the service of Florida against the Seminole Indians from January 1 - March 10, 1856. The document goes on to state that during that time the man provided his own forage for his horse and his own subsistence and had not recieved compensation for doing so. The document is signed by Thomas H. Harris, John H. Harris, and Joshua Mizell the Probate Judge. The other side of the document has a signed statement declaring an unnamed man attorney to gain the pay due for the forgae and subsistence. The statement is again signed by Thomas H. Harris, John H. Harris, and Joshua Mizell.
"Captian Aaron Jennings (1813-1891) was born in Georgia on September 14th 1813. Brought their (sic) families to central Florida in 1844. They (sic) brought with them a tradition of frontier life and were involved in the 3rd Seminole war that was raging in Georgia in 1839. Aaron Jennings married Mary Hogan (1813-1889) and had 9 children, 3 girls and 6 boys. Aaron also owned a 1200 acre tract on Lake Holden. (from note in accession file. source: (?) Orlando Centennial History D 329-30)