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