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GRAND STAMPEDE.––On Friday or Saturday night last, says the Times, between twenty and twenty-five negroes, belonging to different plantations in Kenton Co. Ky., across the river, left for parts unknown, via the state of Ohio. We learn that the aggregate amount of reward offered for their apprehension is over four thousand dollars.––Cincinnati Atlas. 

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   A stampede of negro slaves took place at Maysville, Ky., a few days ago. They are gone to help to people the wilds of Ohio and Canada. 

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NEGRO STAMPEDE. We learn that a stampede occurred among the negroes at and near Maysville. A few days ago. Five or six of the number belonged to a prominent and influential members of the Northern Methodist Church at Maysville. And we also understand that a distinguished preacher of that denomination was at the gentleman’s house at the time his negroes le ft [left].

Covington (Ky.) Register.

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   Grand Stampede.––On Friday or Saturday night, between 20 and 23 slaves belonging to different plantations in Kenton county, Ky., crossed the river and left for parts unknown, via the State of Ohio––Four thousand dollars were offered for their apprehension

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Negro Stampede –– We learn that a stampede occurred among the negroes at and near Maysville, a few days ago. Five or six of the number belonged to a prominent and influential member of the Northern Methodist Church at Maysville. And we also understand that a distinguished preacher of that denomination was at the gentleman’s house at the time his negroes left.––Covington (Ky.) Register.

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   NEGRO STEALING.––We learn from the Des Moines Valley Whig, that a number of abolitionists residing at Salem, Iowa, recently stole nine negroes from a Mr. Daggs, of Clark county, in this state. They were pursued and captured by their owner and some of his friends, who, on their way back to Clark county, were, in turn, mobbed by superior numbers of abolitionists, and their slaves again set free. On last Wednesday, about one hundred men, all armed, started from Farmington, Missouri, for Salem, Iowa, and we shall in all probability soon hear of the recapture of the negroes, or the arrest of the abolitionists, and probably some bloodshed; which generally accompanies such lawless acts.––St. Louis Reveille

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   It is stated that a number of abolitionists residing at Salem, Iowa, recently stole nine negroes from a Mr. Daggs, of Clark county, Mo. They were pursued and captured by the owner and some of his friends, who, on their way back were, in turn, mobbed by superior numbers of abolitionists, and their slaves again set free. Subsequently, about one hundred men, all armed, started from Farmington, Missouri, for Salem, Iowa, to recapture the negroes, or arrest the abolitionists. 

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   It is stated that a number of abolitionists residing at Salem, Iowa, recently stole nine negroes from a Mr. Daggs, of Clark county, Mo. They were pursued and captured by the owner and some of his friends, who, on their way back were, in turn, mobbed by superior numbers of abolitionists, and their slaves again set free. Subsequently, about one hundred men, all armed, started from Farmington, Missouri, for Salem, Iowa, to recapture the negroes, or arrest the abolitionists. 

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   We copy the following from the Lexington (Ky.) Atlas, of yesterday:––

   STAMPEDE AMONG THE NEGROES.––The city yesterday morning was filled with rumors and excitement on account of a concocted and well-laid scheme for a wholesale absconding of the negroes in this vicinity. Rumor states that the number ascertained to have left this neighborhood on Saturday night is between fifty and eighty. We have no certain information as to the precise number missing, but we know of at least thirty who are certainly gone. They left by the way of the Russell road, in a northern direction. It is supposed that they have been persuaded off by and are under the care of the abolitionists. One owner states that they were seen going down the Versailles road, firing pistols, whooping and singing songs and ditties. There is no doubt but that white men have had a hand in this matter. Five thousand dollars reward has been offered by the owners of the runaways, for their apprehension.

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   We copy the following form the Lexington Atlas, of yesterday. Great excitement prevails throughout the interior counties in regard to the stampede:

   ABOLITION––RUNAWAYS––PUBLIC MEETING––GREAT EXCITEMENT––THREATS OF VENGEANCE.––

News having been received in this city yesterday morning, that the runaway negroes had been overtaken near the line of Harrison and Bracken, and a white man killed in an attempt to arrest them, hand-bills were posted through the city calling a public meeting in the Court Houses yard at eight o'clock, for the purpose of adopting efficient means to overtake and secure the runaways and their aiders and abettors. At the appointed hour a large crowd assembled in front of the Court House, and an informal meeting was organized, by calling T.H. Duncan, Esq., to the chair, who read the following letter received on Tuesday night at two o'clock by express from Cynthiana:

                     CYNTHIANA, Aug. 8, 6 P.M.

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   Patrick Doyle, the man who was apprehended with the negroes in Bracken county, is the individual who left the Catholic church some years ago, and believed, or pretended to believe, that the Catholics intended to murder him. He is generally supposed to be either an imbecile or a monomaniac; and it can hardly be supposed that he is the only white man engaged in producing the stampede among the slaves in this neighborhood. Others were doubtless engaged in the enterprise, for it was certainly above Doyle's capacity.––Lexington Atlas, yesterday. 

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             Doyle-–the Negro Abductor. 

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   THE KENTUCKY RUNAWAYS.––The numerical strength of the recent stampede seems not to be known by our Kentucky neighbors. The discrepancies in the number of slaves said to have run away, according to the statements of different papers, are so great, that the whole matter has probably been exaggerated. 

   A telegraphic despatch was received in Lexington on Tuesday, from Paris, to the effect that five of the escaped negroes and one white man had been taken near Cynthiana, and lodged in jail. The Observer says:

   "The information further is, that the whole county in that direction was aroused, and that no doubt was entertained that the whole of the negroes would be taken."

   Another despatch, received at 7 o'clock Tuesday evening, mentioned the arrival in Paris from Cynthiana, of Mr. Donner, who stated that when he left six or seven more of the slaves had been arrested. 

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   STAMPEDE AMONG THE NEGROES.––We copy the following from the Lexington (Ky.) Atlas of Tuesday:

   The city yesterday morning was filled with rumors and excitement, on account of a concocted and well laid scheme for a wholesale absconding of the negroes in this vicinity. It has been ascertained that thirty-six slaves have been missing. Several have run away from Woodford and Franklin. We learn, by a telegraphic despatch, that a good many escaped from the counties of Bourbon and Mason on Saturday night. 

   It is supposed that they have been persuaded off by and are under the care of the abolitionists. 

   Five thousand dollars reward has been offered by the owners of the runaways for their apprehension. 

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  THE RUNAWAY SLAVES.––The Kentucky papers received yesterday bring but little additional information as to the runaway slaves. It seems that they have nearly all been taken and lodged in jail, at different points. Young Fowler was shot through the left kidney, and the wounded is supposed to be mortal. Only one other white man was shot––Joseph Duncan, who was wounded in the mouth by which he lost a tooth. A pistol ball was also put through his hat. Several of the slaves were wounded, and one killed. Six we believe to have succeeded in crossing the Ohio near Ripley, and effecting their escape.

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   STAMPEDE AMONG THE NEGROES.––The city yesterday morning was filled with rumors and excitement on account of a concocted and well-laid scheme for a wholesale absconding of the negroes in this vicinity. Rumor states that the number ascertained to have left this neighborhood on Saturday night is between fifty and eighty. We have no certain information as to the precise number missing, but we know of at least thirty who are certainly gone. They left by the way of the Russell road, in a northern direction. It is supposed that they have been persuaded off by and are under the care of the abolitionists. One owner states that they were seen going down the Versailles road, firing pistols, whooping and singing songs and ditties. No doubt, but that white men have had a hand in this matter. $5000 reward has been offered by the owners of the runaways for their apprehension. It has been ascertained that thirty-six slaves have been missing.

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   DOYLE, the scoundrel who is now in jail at Lexington, under the charge of planning an arranging the late negro stampede, is the fellow who was confined in the Frankfort jail some weeks since under a charge of theft, and was acquitted on the ground of insanity. That plea will not avail him in the present case. 

                    Frankfort Commonwealth. 

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   THE RUNAWAY SLAVES.––Louisville, Aug. 12.––Patrick Doyle, the man who was apprehended with the runaway negroes in Bracken county, has been taken to Lexington. It is stated that he left the Catholic church a few years ago, and afterward believed, or pretended to believe, that the Catholics intended to murder him. The Lexington Atlas says, the general opinion is, that he is either an imbecile or a monomaniac, and that some other person or persons of some more capacity must have been engaged in the abduction of the negroes. The following is from the Lexington Atlas of yesterday––

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      The Absconding Slaves.

   Down to Thursday the excitement in the counties of Harrison, Bracken and Mason, Kentucky, in consequence of the slave-stampede, has abated but little. The Maysville Eagle had received information that another of the men who was [were] in pursuit of the slaves, had been shot in attempting to arrest a party of them. The editor was also informed, by a letter from Augusta, that 19 additional runaways has [have] been lodged in Bracken jail, and 20 more secured at Claysville. The name of the whiteman [white man] who had been arrested is given as Doyle, and it is said that he was sometime [some time] ago traveling in Kentucky as an agent for the sale of Rice's book against Popery.

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   STAMPEDE AMONG THE NEGROES.––Some sixty negroes recently ran away from the vicinity of Lexington, Kentucky. They were last seen in a body, on the public road, and were hollowing, singing, and firing pistols. The owners have offered a reward of $5,000 for their apprehension. White men are supposed to be at the bottom of it. 

   Later information brings news of the capture of the greater portion of the runaways, after several battles, in which two white men were wounded––one of them mortally––and one negro killed. A white man by the name of Patrick Doyle was taken with the negroes. The most intense excitement prevailed. 

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                Last Night's Report. 

   KENTUCKY RUN-AWAY SLAVES.––The run-away slaves have nearly all been taken and lodged in jail at different points. Young Fowlers was shot through the kidney––supposed mortally wounded. Only one other white man was shot. Joseph Duncan was wounded in the mouth. Several of the slaves wounded, and one killed. Six succeeded in crossing the Ohio near Ripley, and escaped.

   The plot seems to have been pretty well matured, but a heavy rain fell which swelled the creeks so as to retard the movements of the fugitives towards the river. The slaves appear to have but poorly provided themselves with provisions, and grew so hungry that two or three of the party who had escaped from Lexington went on to Claysville after they had been out two nights and one day hungry and worn down, and begged to be taken back to their masters. They gave the first information. 

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   THE KENTUCKY SLAVE STAMPEDE.––The Western papers las night bring nothing further with regard to the runaway slaves. The Louisville Journal, speaking of the leader of the movement, says:

   Patrick Doyle, the fellow who aided the negroes in the neighborhood of Lexington to escape, is undoubtedly a scamp of the first water. He was arrested in this city a few weeks ago for attempting to sell some free negroes that he had induced to accompany him from Cincinnati. For want of bail, he was committed to our work-house, from which he made his escape. Nothing had been heard of him since his escape, until the news of his apprehension and imprisonment at Lexington reached here. 

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             Doyle, the Negro Abductor.

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   SLAVE STAMPEDE IN KENTUCKY.   A larger number of slaves––fifty or seventy-five, says the Lexington Observer––owned in and about Lexington, made their escape on the night of the 5th inst. The plan had been concocted for some time previous by the Abolitionists, who were to convey the blacks to a place of security for ten dollars each. A pursuit was at once instituted, and parties had gone from Maysville to assist in the recapture. A telegraphic dispatch from that place states that the fugitives were overtaken by a par[ty] of twenty whites near the river, but being armed, they offered a successful resistance, killing one whit man. Subsequent to the fight, five negroes were taken near Maysville, and six or seven at Cynthiana. The whole country in the vicinity was aroused, and the probability is that all have since been secured. 

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   THE RUNAWAY SLAVES.––Patrick Doyle, the man who was apprehended with the runaway negroes in Bracken county, has been taken to Lexington. It is stated that he left the Catholic Church a few years ago, and afterward believed, or pretended to believe, that the Catholics intended to murder him. The Lexington Atlas says, the general opinion is, that he is either an imbecile or a monomaniac, and that some other person or persons of more capacity must have been engaged in the abduction of the negroes. The following is from the Lexington Atlas of yesterday:––

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   KENTUCKY SLAVE STAMPEDE.––We learn from the Lexington (Ky.) Atlas, of Saturday last, that Patrick Doyle, charged with being concerned in enticing slaves to runaway, had a hearing before an examining court, on the previous day. A number of witnesses were examined, and although no positive testimony was elicited against him, his guilt was made sufficiently manifest to justify the court in sending him on for further trial before the Fayette Circuit Court. Bail to the amount of $20,000 was required, which the prisoner was not able to give, and was committed to jail. 

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             Negro Stampede in Kentucky.

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   Doyle, the scoundrel who is now in jail at Lexington, under the charge of planning and arranging the late negro stampede, is the fellow who was confined in the Frankfort jail some weeks since under a charge of theft, and was acquitted on the ground of insanity. That plea will not avail him in the present case.––Frankfort (Ky.) Commonwealth. 

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   A Slave Stampede.––We learn that on Tuesday night a stampede took place among the slaves in Baltimore county, twelve having gone without leave from two gentlemen of the county. They seem to have acted in concert, and are probably before this time on Pennsylvania "free soil." Six of them, we understood, were the property of the Hon. J.T. H. Worthington. 

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                      BALTIMORE, Sept. 7, 1848.

The Isabel at Portsmouth––Remains of the Gallant Dead––Extensive Slave Stampede––Departure of the Liberia Packet––Theatricals, &c.

   The new ocean steamer Isabel, reached Norfolk on her first trial, a distance of 200 miles, in sixteen hours, but was delayed considerably by her rudder, and portions of her machinery, not working smooth. She was taken into the dry dock yesterday, and will be coppered, and back to our wharf on Tuesday next.

   The remains of Capt. Boyd and Lieut. Tanneyhill, late Baltimoreans, who lest [lost] their lives in a skirmish near Tampico, arrived at this port last night, and were immediately taken charge of by the military and Odd Fellows. 

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   THE KENTUCKY SLAVE STAMPEDE.––The Maysville Eagle makes the following notice of the slave trial progressing in Bracken County, Ky:

   "The grand jury found a true bill against seven of the slaves in Bracken county for the late outrage committed there. One bill for conspiracy, insurrection and rebellion, and one for shooting with intent to kill.––Upon the first, a jury was obtained on Tuesday, and the trial is now progressing. Two negroes occupied nearly five hours in testifying, since which half a dozen white men have testified in relation to the resistance and firing by the company of negroes upon the white men who attempted to take them up as runaway slaves. The jury is composed of good men of Bracken county, selected by the sheriff at a called term, and not by Commissioners as at a general term."

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   The Charleston Courier has news by telegraph, to the effect that about twenty slaves made their escape to parts unknown, from the vicinity of Baltimore, on the 6th inst. The Courier's correspondent characterizes it as a regular stampede, but gives no particulars of the manner in which they effected their escape. These stampedes are becoming every day occurrences. 

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NEGRO STAMPEDE. Twelve slaves, belonging to individuals in Baltimore county, escaped last week, and have not been caught.-- Probably bound to Canada.

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            The Kentucky Slave Stampede. – They Maysville Eagle makes the following notice of the slave trial progressing in Bracken county, Kentucky:
            The grand jury found a true bill against seven of the slaves in Bracken county, for the late outrage committed there. One bill for conspiracy, insurrection and rebellion, and one for shooting with intent to kill. Upon the first, a jury was obtained on Tuesday, and the trial is now progressing.

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            The Kentucky Slave Stampede. – They Maysville Eagle makes the following notice of the Slave trial progressing in Bracken county, Kentucky: -
           
The grand jury found a true bill against seven of the slaves in Bracken county for the late outrage committed there. One bill for conspiracy, insurrection and rebellion, and one for shooting with intent to kill.––Upon the first, a jury was obtained on Tuesday, and the trial is now progressing. Two negroes occupied nearly five hours in testifying, since which half a dozen white men have testified in relation to the resistance and firing by the company of negroes upon the white men who attempted to take them up as runaway slaves. The jury is composed of good men of Bracken county, selected by the sheriff at a called term, and not by Commissioners as at a general term.

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     CONVICTION OF DOYLE IN KENTUCKY.––The white man Doyle, who figured so largely in the great slave stampede in Kentucky, some time since, resisting the pursuers of the negroes, &c., was convicted of the offence at Lexington on the 9th inst., and sentenced to the penitentiary for twenty years. 

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   STAMPEDE FRUSTRATED.––We learn that about forty negroes had made arrangements to leave their masters, in Woodford county, on Saturday night last, but the plot was discovered just in time to defeat its execution. The negroes all had free passes. According to the plan of operations, each was to steal a horse and cross the Ohio river before day. They were betrayed by a negro to whom the plot was disclosed, and who was requested to join in it. The negroes stated that two or three white men who had been in the neighborhood some days, furnished them free passes. These men got an intimation of the discovery of the plot, and made their escape.––Lexington (Ky) Atlas, 9th inst. 

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     The white man Doyle, who figured so largely in the great slave stampede in Kentucky, some time since, resisting the pursuers of the negroes, &c., was convicted of the offence at Lexington, on the 9th instant, and sentenced to the penitentiary for twenty years.

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   Another Stampede--Doyle Convicted.

   The Maysville Herald of Wednesday mentions the discovery and frustration of another negro stampede in Kentucky. Some forty slaves, it states, belonging in Woodford county, had made arrangements to break the bonds of servitude and seek the sweets of liberty, in a free State, on Saturday night. The negroes all had free passes, and, according to general orders each was to steal a horse and thus ride out of the land of bondage. But one of the band proving recreant, their designs were discovered and frustrated. 

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   ANOTHER STAMPEDE––DOYLE CONVICTED.––The Maysville Herald, of Wednesday last, mentions the discovery and frustration of another negro stampede in Kentucky. Some forty slaves, it says, belonging in Woodford county, had made arrangements to break the bonds of servitude, and seek the sweets of liberty in a free State, on Saturday night. The negroes all had free passes, and, according to general orders, were each to steal a horse, and thus ride out of the land of bondage. But one of the band proving recreant, their designs were discovered and frustrated. 

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      Mr. DOYLE, who was engaged in the late Slave Stampede near Lexington Ky. Has been tried for the offence, convicted, and sentenced to twenty years servitude in the Penitentiary.

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    Mr. Doyle, who was engaged in the late Slave Stampede, near Lexington, Ky., has been tried for the offence, convicted, and sentenced to twenty years servitude in the Penitentiary. 

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   The N.Y. Express states that Mr. DOYLE, who was engaged in the late Slave Stampede near Lexington, Ky., has been tried for the offence, convicted, and sentenced to twenty years servitude in the Penitentiary. 

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  STAMPEDE FRUSTRATED. – We learn that about forty negroes had made arrangements to leave their masters in Woodford county on Saturday night last, but the plot was discovered just in time to defeat its execution. The negroes al had free passes. According to the plan of operations, each was to steal a horse and cross the Ohio river before day. They were betrayed by a negro to whom the plan was disclosed, and who was requested to join in it. The  

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    ANOTHER STAMPEDE––DOYLE CONVICTED.––The Maysville Herald of Wednesday last mentions the discovery and frustration of another negro stampede in Kentucky. Some forty slaves, it says, belonging in Woodford county, had made arrangements to break the bonds of servitude and seek the sweets of liberty in a free State, on Saturday night. The negroes all had free passes, and, according to general orders, were each to steal a horse, and thus ride out of the land of bondage. But one of the band proving recreant, their designs were discovered and frustrated. 

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   The man Doyle who figured so extensively in the Kentucky slave stampede, has been convicted and sentenced to the Penitentiary for twenty years. 

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ANOTHER SLAVE STAMPEDE IN KENTUCKY. They Maysville Herald of Wednesday week, mentions the discovery and frustration of another negro stampede in Kentucky. Some forty slaves, it says, belonging in Woodford county, had made arrangements to break the bounds of servitude and seek the sweets of liberty in a free State, on Saturday. The negroes all had free passes, and according to general orders, were each to steal a horse, and thus ride out of the land of bondage.

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   Doyle, the Kentucky slave stealer, has been sentenced to the penitentiary for twenty years. Another stampede of forty negroes who had been furnished with free passes by white men, in Woodford county, Ky., has just been frustrated. 

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   Stampede Frustrated––We learn that about forty negroes had made arrangements to leave their masters in Woodford county, on Saturday night last, but the plot was discovered just in time to defeat its execution. The negroes all had free passes. According to the plan of operations, each was to steal a horse and cross the Ohio river before day. They were betrayed by a negro to whom the plot was disclosed, and who was requested to join in it. 

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   CONVICTION OF DOYLE IN KENTUCKY.––The white man Doyle, who figured so largely in the great slave stampede in Kentucky, some time since, resisting the pursuers of the negroes, &c., was convicted of the offence at Lexington on the 9th inst., and sentenced to the penitentiary for twenty years.