John Wright Stanly

John Wright Stanly of New Bern, Debtor to Financier

RALEIGH, NC December 18, 2013 – On December 18, 1742, John Wright Stanly was born. As a young man living in Jamaica, Stanly partnered with shipping merchants to export cargo from the Caribbean to the American colonies. One partnership proved disastrous; a Philadelphia merchant accused Stanly of owing him money […]