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   Another negro stampede has been frustrated in Kentuckey. Some forty slaves have arranged to steal horses and escape, but were betrayed by one of their number. Patrick Doyle, a white man, engaged in assisting the negroes, who escaped some months since, and were mostly retaken in Ohio, has been sentenced to 20 years in the Penitentiary. 

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   NEGRO STAMPEDE FRUSTRATED.––The Lexington (Ky.) Atlas of the 10th inst. says: "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. 

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              ANOTHER STAMPEDE--DOYLE CONVICTED.

   The Maysville (Ky.) Herald, mentions the discovery and frustration of another negro stampede in Kentucky. Some forty slaves, it states, belonging in Woodford County, had made arrangement to break the bonds of servitude and seek the sweets of liberty, in a free state, on Saturday night last. 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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Mr. Boyle [Doyle], who was engaged in the slave stampede near Lexington Ky. has been tried for the offense, convicted, and sentenced to twenty years servitude in the penitentiary.

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                          MAYSVILLE, KY., Nov. 1.

            RUNAWAY SLAVES!

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                   Caught in his own Trap.

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   A STAMPEDE.––The Cleveland Plaindealer of Tuesday says that seven run away slaves passed through that city on the day previous, on their way to Canada. 

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             [From the Memphis Herald.]

   SLAVERY EMANCIPATION IN KENTUCKY.––Kentucky being about to take steps for forming a new constitution, the question of fixing a period for the gradual emancipation of her slaves, is now prominently before the people of that State. If the citizens of Kentucky were the only persons affected by this measure, should it be carried into execution, then it were well; but as the citizens of Tennessee and other slave States, bordering on Kentucky, and perhaps the whole South with be seriously injured by it, steps should be taken, at the proper time, to guard against it.

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   ANOTHER NEGRO STAMPEDE.––On Saturday night two slaves, a male and female, made tracks from Mrs. Goddard in this city; and it is supposed that several others have left the city and county.––Maysville Flag 20th. 

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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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[From the Louisville Courrier.]

                            To the citizens of Jefferson County.

   The canvas for the convention has been progressing with spirit for several weeks, and although there have been frequent speakings, yet, because of the busy season, few are familiar with the topics which are discussed. Fearing that some friends may be called on to vote, without having heard what may be said, it is deemed advisable, in this way, to inform them of the sayings for and against the proposed reforms.

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   NEGRO STAMPEDE IN MASON.––The Cincinnati Times of Tuesday evening, says that a gentleman just down from Maysville, reports that a few days since about twenty darkies, men and women, crossed the river and fled from their masters. It is said, in crossing the Ohio three or four were drowned. 

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   On our second page we have given a rumor from a Cincinnati paper of a negro stampede in Mason county. The Maysville Eagle of Tuesday afternoon furnishes us with the following additional particulars: 

   They attempted to cross the river, eight in number, in a skiff, about six miles below this city. The load was too heavy for the frail craft, which caused an upset, and four of the number were drowned––two men belonging to E.S. Perry, and two women, one the property of D. Bronaugh, and the other of Andrew Ritchie. The remaining four clung to the bottom of the skiff and called for help. They were relieved by Mr. R. Mitchell, Jr., brought here and lodged in jail. 

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   THE VIRGINIA RUNAWAYS--Bloody Resistance.––

The Catoctin Whig gives the following account of the recent slave stampede from Jefferson and Petersville, Va.:

   "They were striking a straight course for the Pennsylvania line, but were discovered and arrested about two miles above Wolfsville. It required a strong force to secure them, the men making a desperate resistance, being armed with bowie-knives, dirks, &c. Two young men, Uriah Hurley and –––– Lewis, who assisted in arresting them, received some pretty hard blows and were also badly cut by knives in the hands of the negroes. We understand that the greatest excitement prevailed among the citizens of Wolfsville upon hearing of the bloody resistance made by the runaways."

   At the latest dates, says the Whig, the young men were not expected to recover, being dreadfully lacerated. 

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   STAMPEDE AMONG THE NEGROES OF HARDIN COUNTY.––The Elizabethtown Register of the 12th, says:

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   THE VIRGINIA RUNAWAYS––BLOODY RESISTANCE.

The Catoctin Whig gives the following account of the recent slave stampede from Jefferson and Petersville, Va.:

   "They were striking a straight course for the Pennsylvania line, but were discovered and arrested about two miles above Wolfsville. It required a strong force to secure them, the men making a desperate resistance, being armed with bowie-knives, dirks, &c. Two young men, Uriah Hurley and –––– Lewis, who assisted in arresting them, received some pretty hard blows and were also badly cut by knives in the hands of the negroes. We understand that the greatest excitement prevailed among the citizens of Wolfsville upon hearing of the bloody resistance made by the runaways.

   At the latest dates, says the Whig, the young men were not expected to recover, being dreadfully lacerated. 

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   STAMPEDE.––There is a great commotion among the slave owners of Maryland, in consequence of the large number of slaves who have seen proper to take 'French leave' of their masters, and emigrate into free States. The papers published in border counties come teeming full of advertisements offering rewards for runaways, and editorial notices of the absconding of whole gangs and families of slaves, who are seldom ever caught, and only heard of when safe far north of Mason & Dixon's line. So great has been the loss to planters on the Eastern Shore counties of the State, that the owners of slaves are proposing to construct a line of telegraph through the centre [center] of the counties for the purpose of giving early information to police agents of the flight of their property, and thus aid in their detection. Several instances have occurred lately, of gangs of slaves having run away in one night, and successfully got off, whose value would be from 5,000 to $8,000.

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   SLAVE STAMPEDE.––A Baltimore correspondent of the N.Y. Tribune says: -

           “I mentioned a few days since, the fact of so large a number of slaves absconding from their mosters [masters]. There appears to be regular stampede among the negroes, not only of Maryland, but Virginia also, for they are running off in droves. Scarce a country paper from this State, or northern or western Virginia, but is full of rewards from the apprehension of runaways or accounts of their recapture – in some instances not without serious rencontres [rencounters] with the pursuers, in which serious wounds have been given and received, and in one or two instances lately, lives lost. The effect of this stampede has been to cause money owners to dispose of their slaves to Southern dealers. The slave population from these two causes will greatly diminish, and I am much mistaken if the next census does not show a considerable decrease.”

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   STAMPEDE AMONG THE KENTUCKY SLAVES.––The Elizabethtown (Ky.) Register, of Wednesday last, says:

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   ANOTHER STAMPEDE.––We learn from the Winchester (Va.) Republican, that ten or twelve negroes left that county on Saturday night, belonging to Messrs. Swann, Stickley, and others. Six of them were retaken, and in the effort they and several white men were severely injured. 

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   SLAVE STAMPEDE.––FOUR DROWNED.––Seven runaway negroes from Mason county attempted to cross the Ohio in a skiff on the 9th inst. six miles above Maysville. The boat upset and four of the negroes were drowned. The three others, and a slave who they had hired to take them across, saved themselves by clinging to the skiff, until relieved by a Mr. Mitchell, who heard them call for help. They were all taken to jail, and the negro who attempted to ferry them across was tried before a magistrate and sentenced to receive 39 lashes. 

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SLAVE STAMPEDE.  A Baltimore correspondent of the New York Tribune says: “I mentioned a few days since, the fact of so large a number of slaves absconding from their masters. There appears to be a regular stampede among the negroes, not only of Maryland, but of Virginia also, for they are running off in droves. Scarce a country paper from this State, or northern or western Virginia, but is full of rewards for the apprehension of runaways or accounts of their recapture–in some instances not without serious rencontres [reencounters] with the pursuers, in which serious wounds have been given or received, and in one or two instances lately, lives lost. The effect of this stampede has been to cause many owners to dispose of their slaves to Southern dealers. The slave population from these two causes will greatly diminish and I am much mistaken if the next census does not show a considerable decrease.”

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   SLAVE STAMPEDE.––Four Drowned.––Seven runaway negroes from Mason county attempted to cross the Ohio in a skiff, on the 9th inst., six miles above Maysville. The boat upset, and four of the negroes were drowned. The three others, and a slave whom they had hired to take them across, saved themselves by clinging to the skiff until relieved by a Mr. Mitchell, who heard them call for help. They were all taken to jail, and the negro who attempted to ferry them across was tried before a magistrate, and sentenced to receive thirty-nine lashes.

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   THE VIRGINIA RUNAWAYS––BLOODY RESISTANCE––The Catoctin Whig gives the following account of the recent slave stampede from Jefferson and Petersville, Va.:

"They were striking a straight course, for the Pennsylvania line, but were discovered and arrested about two miles above Wolfsville. It required a strong force to secure them, the men making a desperate resistance, being armed with bowie-knives, dirks, &c. Two young men, Uriah Hurley and ---Lewis, who assisted in arresting them, received some pretty hard blows, and were also badly cut by knives in the hands of the negroes. We understood that the greatest excitement prevailed among the citizens of Wolfsville, upon hearing of the bloody resistance made by the runaways."

At the latest dates, says the Whig, the young men were not expected to recover, being dreadfully lacerated.

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   Slave Stampede.––Four Drowned.––Seven runaway negroes from Mason county attempted to cross the Ohio in a skiff on the 9th inst. six miles above Maysville. The boat upset and four of the negroes were drowned. The three others, and a slave who they had hired to take them across, saved themselves by clinging to the skiff, until relieved by a Mr. Mitchell, who heard them call for help. They were all taken to jail, and the negro who attempted to ferry them across was tried before a magistrate and sentenced to receive 39 lashes. 

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   SLAVE STAMPEDE.––Seven runaway negroes from Mason county attempted to cross the Ohio river in a skiff on the 9th ult., six miles above Maysville. The boat upset and four of the negroes were drowned. The three others, and a slave who they had hired to take them across, saved themselves by clinging to the skiff, until relieved by a Mr. Mitchell, who heard them call for help. They were all taken to jail, and the negro who attempted to ferry them across was tried before a magistrate and sentenced to receive 39 lashes. 

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   "RICHES HAVE WINGS." Aye, and slaves have feet, too, which they seem disposed to use to some purpose. The great and increasing risk of losing this kind of property, [unknown] ere long, have an important bearing on the slave question in the northernmost slave States. The Baltimore correspondent of the New York Tribune, says:

   “It is seriously talked of holding a Convention of Slaveholders in the State, with a view of devising means to put a stop to the constant absconding of slaves. What such a convention could accomplish I cannot guess, I leave for time alone to show. If the slaves continue their stampede to the North, at the same rate as now, in a few years the slave census will exhibit a great falling off of numbers. Well – who can blame them these “human chattels” for exercising their limbs, freely, as pedestrians?

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   A Stampede of some half a dozen slaves took place from the neighborhood of Centerville, Md., on Saturday night week. Their course was south-east, across Caroline county to the Delaware Bay shore, and thence to New Jersey. 

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   STAMPEDE AMONG THE SLAVES.––The Under Ground Railroad.––The Wilmington (Del.) Chicken, of yesterday, has the following, which, added to the accounts from Centerville (Md.) papers, before given, show that the abolitionists are again pursuing a course well calculated to excite fierce animosity against them in this State, and which can only result in injury to the slaves, by making further restrictions necessary upon them:

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   A STAMPEDE.––Saturday night six negroes, owned in this city, came up missing at their homes, having taken sudden leave for parts unknown. Recently several different gangs have mysteriously ran off, inclining many to believe that they have been stampeded. 

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   A Stampede of some half a dozen slaves took place from the neighborhood of Centerville, Md., on Saturday night week. Their course was southeast, across Caroline county to the Delaware Bay shore, and thence to New Jersey. 

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       The Great Stampede of slaves from the eastern shore of Maryland is attracting considerable attention among the slaveholders in all sections of the state, and measures are being taken to form a combination from mutual protection. They make their way, it seems, through the state of Delaware, where a strong abolition force has been organized for their protection and assistance. Not less than one hundred are known to have made their escape to the North, by way of Newcastle and Wilmington, during the past month. It is said that many of the slaveholders in the eastern counties contemplate disposing of most of their slave property as the only means of protection, and in Accomac a telegraph line is proposed as a means of safety. [Baltimore Correspondent of Washington Union.]

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   STAMPEDE AMONG SLAVES.––In Delaware and Maryland, the Abolitionists appear busily at their work. Almost every day, we notice by the papers of these States, slaves make their escape by means of the "underground railroad." Such a course, we think, is only calculated to excite animosity and produce injury to the slaves. 

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   STAMPEDES.––Some half dozen negroes left their masters in St. Louis on Saturday night last. Numbers have also runaway from their masters in Maryland recently. 

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   SLAVES.––The great stampede of slaves from the eastern shore of Maryland is attracting considerable attention among slaveholders in all sections of the State, and measures are being taken to form a combination for mutual protection. They make their way, it seems, through the State of Delaware, where a strong abolition force has been organized for their protection and assistance.–– Not less than one hundred are known to have made their escape to the North, by the way of New Castle and Wilmington, during the past month. It is said that many of the slaveholders in the eastern counties contemplate disposing of most of their slave property as the only means of protection, and in Accomac a telegraph line is proposed as a means of safety.––Balt. Cor. Wash. Union. 

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               ESCAPE OF SLAVES.

   The Baltimore correspondent of the Washington Union says:

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                The Lewis County Stampede of Negroes

   Yesterday’s mail brought us a letter from Tully, dated on the 2d inst., giving some of the some of the particulars of the Negro Stampede in Lewis county.

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Apprehension of Runaway Negroes––Conduct of Abolitionists in Illinois.

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     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.

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     Cholera at St. Genevieve––Negro Stampede––Fight with the Indians near Santa Fe––Runaways captured––Desearate fight and loss of life––Horrible Atrocity––Rape and Murder.

                                     ST. LOUIS, Nov. 5. 

   The cholera has reappeared at St. Genevieve, where it is very fatal. 

   Barnum, who was shot by Montesques, is better and there is now some hope of his recovery. 

   A dispatch from Quincy, Ill., yesterday, says fifty negroes of all ages and sexes, with teams, made a stampede from the Missouri side. Their owners were Messrs. Milton, Wm. McKim and McCutcheon, of Sugar Creek, and Ellis, of Monticello, Lewis county––destination unknown.

               Second Dispatch.

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Slave Stampede and Resistance--Their Leader Killed.

   Quincy, (Ill.) Nov. 6.

   Last night about fifty negroes, of all ages and sexes, with teams, stampeded from the Missouri side of the river. The slaves were owned by Miss Miller, Mr. McKim and Mr. McCutcheon, of Sugar Creek, and Mr. Ellis, of Monticello, Lewis county. The slaves were overhauled on Saturday morning, and after a desperate resistance and the loss of their leader, they were captured. The slave who was killed belonged to Miss Miller. 

 

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Effect of Benton's Visit!---Stampede Among the Negroes!

   The St. Louis Republican publishes a the following extract of a letter from Lewis county, dated Tully, Nov. 2, giving an account of the stampede among the negroes in that county.

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NEGRO STAMPEDE

   A telegraphic despatch in Saturday's Republican, dated Quincy, (Ill.) Nov. 2d, says that about fifty negroes (men women and children.) with teams, owned by Miss Miller, McKim and McCutchin, of Sugar creek, and Wm. Ellis, of Monticello, Lewis county, Mo. started for parts unknown about one o'clock last night.

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   BILL WILLIAMS, the free negro, found in company with the runaway slaves belonging to Messrs. McCune, Block and others, and who confessed his agency in enticing them away and endeavoring to secure their escape, has been sent to jail to await his trial. His example of a few years service in the Penitentiary may convince others, perhaps, of the impropriety of interfering with the slaves in Missouri. 

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   NEGRO STAMPEDE.––We obtain from a gentleman of Lewis county, the following particulars of the recent attempt made by a number of negroes in that county to make their escape from their masters, which may be relied on as correct. The negroes (men, women and children, twenty-seven in number,) belonging to Messrs. James Miller,––McCutchen, –– –– McKim, living about ten miles north of Monticello, and Wm. Ellis, living in or near the latter place. They took with them a two-horse wagon, an ox cart, with an abundance of provisions, bedding, &c., and were armed with guns, knives and bludgeons.––They were discovered about 3 or 4 o'clock on Friday morning, moving in the direction of Canton. The alarm was immediately given, and when a sufficient number of citizens had collected, an effort was made to take them, which they resisted. A negro man belonging to Mr.

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   The slaveholders along the eastern coast of Maryland are greatly excited on account of the frequent stampedes among the negroes. Almost every night, says an exchange, slaves flee from bondage to a land of freedom, where they are recognized as men and women, and not as chattels. 

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   From the Canton (Lewis co.) Reporter. 

   Great Negro Stampede.

   A great excitement prevails in Lewis county, in regard to the recent attempt of the negroes to run away and rise in insurrection; and as many reports are in circulation in relation thereto, we deem it our duty to publish a true statement of the matter as it occurred.

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   Telegraph for the North American.

Slave Stampede and Resistance--Their Leader Killed.

   Quincy, (Ill.) Nov. 6.

   Last night about fifty negroes, of all ages and sexes, with teams, stampeded from the Missouri side of the river. The slaves were owned by Miss Miller, Mr. McKim and Mr. McCutcheon, of Sugar Creek, and Mr Ellis, of Monticello, Lewis county.-- The slaves were overhauled on Saturday morning, and after a desperate resistance and the loss of their leader, they were captured. The slave who was killed belonged to Miss Miller. 

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   A dispatch from Quincy, Ill., received at St. Louis on the 5th, says:––Fifty negroes, of all ages and both sexes, with teams, started, from the Missouri side the night before. A 2d dispatch says that the slaves who stampeded from Iowa Co., had been overpowered, after a desperate resistance, with the loss of their leader, were captured. 

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   STAMPEDE NEAR ST. LOUIS.––Fifty slaves were stampeded on Monday, (5th.) from the environs of St. Louis. They were pursued, when a severe fight took place, resulting in their recapture and the death of the ring-leaders.