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The White House in 1846

White House
Daguerreotype by Plumbe, ca 1846, Library of Congress.

Faced with increasing threats to the freedom of his people, John Horse twice traveled to Washington. There, he and Coacoochee sought and received the aid of their former enemy, General Jesup, who brought the cause of the Seminole allies before Presidents Tyler (1844-45) and Polk (1845-46).

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