d that a man calling himself J. Wesley Greens, and professing to reside at Pittsburg, Pa. called on the President some time in November, and stated to him that he had two interviews with Jeff. Davis at Richmond, in the last of October and also related certain statements which he said Davis had made to him upon the occasion.
The President however, became satisfied that Greene had not seen Davis at all, and that the entire story was a very shallow attempt at deception.
Jeff. Davis can redeem Green's character if he will by verifying his statement."
This is a very decided letting down from the first dispatch.
And only two or three days earlier the Administration authorized the statement to be telegraphed to the country that no communication embodying peace propositions has been made to them in any way. Let us exercise patience, and trust that we shall yet extort the truth in this business even from the Administration.
We now desire to put a few specific questions to the Ad