ESCAPE AND RECAPTURE OF SLAVES--DESPERATE AND FATAL RESISTANCE.
CINCINNATI, Monday, Jan 28, 1856.
A stampede of slaves from the border counties of Kentucky took place last night. The whereabouts of several of the fugitives having been discovered here, officers at noon to-day proceeded to make arrests. Upon approaching the house where the slaves were secreted, the latter fired--wounding two or three spectators, but not seriously. One slave woman, finding escape impossible, cut the throats of her children--killing one instantly, and severely wounding two others. Six of the fugitives were apprehended, but eight are said to have escaped.
"Escape and Recapture of Slaves - Desperate and Fatal Resistance," New York (NY) Tribune, January 29, 1856, p. 5