[From the Raleigh Register.]
HARPER'S FERRY OUTBREAK––IMPORTANT DISCLOSURES.
...It matters not that Brown's exploded plot was not Forbes'. It matters not that Forbes discountenanced Brown's mode of operations. He did so because he believed his own plan––the plan submitted to Seward––was more efficient than that of Brown. Forbes' plan was by force of arms to stampede, or run off parties of slaves from the frontier States, and thus continually drive slavery inwards, until it was finally extirpated at the centre, and to this plan, according to Forbes, Seward either did not objection, or by his language consented....
[Editor's Note: The majority of this article has been omitted from our transcription except for the portions directly the term "slave stampedes" or some variant.]
"Harper's Ferry Outbreak - Important Disclosures," Raleigh (NC) Semi-Weekly Standard, November 12, 1859, p. 2