SLAVE STAMPEDE. – The Cincinnati Commerical says there was a serious negro stampede from plantations sixty miles back of the river, in Kentucky, on Saturday night. Of eleven slaves who decamped. five succeeded in crossing the Ohio, a few miles below this city, yesterday. Their pursuers were in town last night, but learning that the fugitives had got twelve hours start, gave up the chase.
"Slave Stampede," New Lisbon (OH) Anti-Slavery Bugle, October 1, 1853, p. 2.