In Florida, Seminoles completely rejected the Treaty of Fort Gibson. They said that their delegates had been tricked and that the six chiefs had had no right to speak for the entire nation. Fearing for their lives, the delegates themselves disavowed their actions.
Diverse elements of the tribe now took an adamant stand against emigration. Confrontation seemed imminent.
Cohen 60, Covington Seminoles 65, Mahon 281.
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