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Bad faith.

We learn from those who have recently been exchanged and reached this city, that there were several persons in the party sent here from Fort Delaware who do not properly come within the provisions of the articles of the exchange. The Yankees, true to their instincts for fraud, are cheating our Government, by sending men back who were not in service at the time of their capture, and who have no claims upon our Government as prisoners of war. In one instance, we are assured they have sent a crazy man from Philadelphia, named John Rice, who was arrested and lodged in Fort Delaware as an alleged escaped prisoner. The exchanged prisoners state positively that Rice never was in the Confederate service, and never set foot on Confederate soil since the commencement of hostilities, until he was landed at Alken's on Tuesday evening. This fraud on the part of the wily Yankees should, in justice to our gallant men in arms receive the attention of our authorities.

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