Great Slave Stampede in Missouri.

            A Negro to be burned alive.

St. Louis, Nov. 5.       

   A dispatch from Quincy, Ill., yesterday says: “Fifty negroes of all ages and both sexes with teams, stampeded from the Missouri side the night previous.

   A second dispatch says that the slaves who stampeded from Iowa country, had been overpowered, and after a desperate  resistance with the loss of their leader, captured.

   A negro belonging to Mr. Glasscock, near Palmyra, committed violence on and murdered Miss Bright, aged 14, and killed her brother, aged 11. The negro will be burned alive on Friday.

   Cholera has re-appeared at St. Genevieve, and is quite prevalent and fatal.

   Barnum is better, and hopes are entertained of his recovery.


"Great Slave Stampede in Missouri," Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer, November 6, 1849, p. 4.

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