26 MAY 1866, Page 3

The Benchers of Lincoln's Inn have admitted Mr. Benjamin, late

Secretary to the Treasury in the Confederate States, without obliging him to eat his terms. They say they are compelled to accept him in exchange for Mr. Edwin James, who was admitted in the same way to the New York Bar—an odd compliment to Mr. Benjamin—but there seems little doubt his admission was smoothed by the strong Confederate sympathies of the English Bar.