Reported for the Daily Pantagraph, by the Illinois and Miss. Line
OFFICE, PHOENIX BLOCK --MAT. L. STEELE, OPERATOR.
...The [a ?] letter gives the plans of Forbes and Brown for an insurrection. Forbes' plan, with careful selecting colored and white persons to organize along the northern slave frontier, Virginia and Maryland especially, a series of stampedes of slaves, each one of which operations would carry off in one night and from the same place, some twenty to fifty slaves; this to be effected once or twice a month, and eventually once or twice a week along non-contiguous parts of the line, if possible without conflict, only resorting to force if attacked....
[Editor's Note: The majority of this article has been omitted from our transcription except for the portions directly mentioning the term "slave stampedes" or some variant.]
"Telegraphic," Bloomington (IL) Daily Pantagraph, October 28, 1859, p. 2