We copy the following from the Maysville Eagle of Thursday evening, the 9th inst:
NEGRO STAMPEDE.––On Tuesday night last eight slaves, (five men, a woman, and two children) belonging to sundry cities of Mason county, made their escape, and have not yet been recovered. There is ground of suspicion that a portion, if not all of the fugitives, fled in concert, and they were aided by white confederates in crossing the river. The outrages thus inflicted on the owners, loudly demanded redress; and the slaveholders of this region ought to devise for themselves some practical and efficient remedy. The proposition made at a public meeting in this city two or three months ago, for an association of slaveholders, has not, so far as we have heard, been acted on, by any considerable number of them.
"Negro Stampede," Louisville (KY) Daily Courier, September 11, 1852, p. 3