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cient cause for failure to make early reply to said letter of 6th July, asserting that who authentic information had been received in relation to the execution of Mumford but recession will be immediately taken to ascertain the facts of the alleged execution, and providing that General Lee should be duly informed thereof: And in addition to the tacit admission resulting from the above refusal to answer I have received evidence fully establishing the truth of the fact that the said Wm. B. Mumford, a citizen of this Confederacy, was actually and publicly executed in cold blood by hanging after the occupation of the city of New Orleans by the forces under the command of Gen. Benjamin F. Butler, when said Mumford was an unresisting and non-combatant captive, and for no offence even alleged to have been committed by him subsequent to the date of the capture of the said city: And whereas the silence of the Government of the United States and its maintaining of said Butler in hig