This paragraph from The New-York Times. on November 16, 1860 is in the news from Georgia section. If it appeared originally in any Georgia paper it would be the Savannah Republican.
Exaggerated rumors were in circulation regarding a difficulty which was said to have transpired on the plantation of W.C. CLEVELAND, near Milledgeville. A negro had been severely punished for saying that he supposed the negroes were to be freed, now LINCOLN had been elected, and then the trouble stopped.