Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Wilmington, N. C.” in chapter 1.35 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...ockaded by British men-of-war, so their vessel turned back and put in at St. Croix.
Here it was, on English soil, that young Benjamin first saw the light of day.
In 1815 the Benjamins moved to Wilmington, N. C. , and ten years later, when only a lad of fourteen, Judah was sent to Yale.
He remained there only three years, and left before taking his degree.
Upon attaining his majority he was admitted to pr...
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