“miles distant from the town of Lewis as the road goes round Dingees Grove or Touch Me Not” and at the request of Captain Dingee who intermarried with the heir of the afsd James Fisher decd and by virtue of the afsd recited warrant I have surveyed and laid out the above said located marsh and hammock whose bounds and courses are as followeth.

Apart from Shipping Intelligence in newspapers, this is the only time, Dan. Dingee described himself as Captain Dingee.

The paradox of Daniel Dingee’s political ideology

Daniel Dingee, and many of his contemporaries of Sussex county, Kent and New Castle counties, Delaware came from a conservative background and not unlike their antecedents appreciated the principles of English law and liberties. [1] Dan Dingee, as he preferred to acknowledge himself when signing legal documents, fits the Loyalist profile: land owner, conservative farmer, … Continue reading The paradox of Daniel Dingee’s political ideology

Charles Dingee – The ships are sailing

Charles Dingee, master of the ship King George with a Letter of Marque, traversed the Atlantic during Britain's Seven Years' War with France, 1756-1763. He perished during a confrontation with the Duke de Noailles, privateer of Dunkirk, on 26 December 1762. The King George suddenly "blew up": "Morlaix, Jan 5. The Duke de Noailles privateer … Continue reading Charles Dingee – The ships are sailing

Daniel Dingee – “the fiction, of factual representation”

The headline in an article published in the Asbury Park Press, Thursday 19 March 2020, "Capt. Dingee was first to chart Delaware Bay in 1756" is contradicted by the caption underneath a faint and blurry image of the chart of Delaware Bay and River "… Miers Fisher, first person to chart Delaware Bay in 1756 … Continue reading Daniel Dingee – “the fiction, of factual representation”