National Geographic : 1947 May
00 But for Thomas Benson's Wiles, the Men Who Built This Wall Might Have Founded Families inAmerica In 1747 Benson contracted to ship convicts to Maryland and Virginia. Instead, he sent them to Lundy, where theybuilt the walls which still quarter the island. In court he cleared himself, proving the contract bound him merely to transport them "over the sea." Other frauds finally undid him (page 679).