The Randolph negroes. [National Intelligencer, August 10, 1846.]
‘The last Piqua (Ohio) Register
says: “These unfortunate creatures have again been driven from lands selected for them.
As we noticed last week an effort, which it was thought would be successful, was made to settle them in Shelby county
, but, like the previous attempt in Mercer
, it has failed.
They were driven away by threats of violence.
About one-third of them, we understand, remained at Sidney
, intending to scatter and find homes wherever they can. The rest of them came down here to-day, and are now at the wharf in boats.
The present intention is to leave them wherever place can be found for them.
We presume, therefore, they will remain in the State
, as it is probable they will find situations for the whole of them between this and Cincinnati
’ [National Intelligencer
, August 15, 1846.]
‘It is said that these unfortunate creatures have been again driven away by threats of violence from the lands which had been secured for them in Ohio
, and that Judge Leigh
, despairing of being able to colonize them in a free State, has concluded to send them to Liberia