High Enthusiasm


Under Ground Railroad

We understand that forty-seven fugitives have been dispatched to Canada by the Underground Railroad since the commencement of the fugitive case now pending before United States Commissioner Pendery. A friend in Covington has told us of an extraordinary fugitive case, which may have made one of the above number. The fugitive was an old woman, nearly seventy years of age, who had been confined to her room with rheumatism for some months, during which she had been waited upon assiduously and tenderly by her mistress. She had been able to go about for two or three weeks, and chose the very coldest weather we have had for her flight. The enthusiasm among the slaves must be high if it reaches persons of her class. - Cincinnati Gazette.


Provincial Freeman, March 15, 1856