A Slave Stampede.--It is said there was a regular stampede on the night of the 28th ult., among the slaves of Pendleton county, Va. Among those who left were three belonging to Z. Dyer, Esq., late Clerk of the county; two were owned by Cyrus Hopkins, Esq., and one by Elijah Stonestreet. About a year since, A.W. Dyer, Esq., of the same county, lost four valuable slaves in the same way.
"A Slave Stampede," Boston (MA) Investigator, August 18, 1852, p. 3.