NEGRO STAMPEDES IN KENTUCKY.––Five slaves made their escape into Ohio, from Jamestown, Ky., Monday night. 

   The Louisville Courier of Monday, says: "On Sunday night, Aug. 31st, there was a stampede of negroes in Hopkins county. Eight of Col. Wm. Bradley's negroes, one of Mr. C. Earl's, a widow lady named Mitchell lost several, and it is reported that Gen. White also lost several. They had not been captured at latest dates. A negro belonging to Joel Fort, of Tennessee, who belonged to this gang, or was attempting to join it, was captured."

   It seems that the underground railroad is doing a great business in Hopkins and Henderson counties. 


"Negro Stampedes in Kentucky," Boston (MA) Daily Atlas, September 16, 1856, p. 2.

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