"Dallas correspondence of the Galveston News:
A number of freedmen from Kansas passed through last night on the Texas Pacific en route to Fort Worth, from which point they seek homes in Texas. They exodied (sic) from Mississippi, and went to Kansas with great expectations, only to find that they had been deceived by the republican emissaries who had induced them to immigrate. Hundreds of the deluded are traveling Texasward.
The Vernon Clipper
Date: September 5 1879"