No Besse family, but the following mentions Dingley - it starts with a diary excerpt, typed as it was written:
He arivd here at 10 hour Evening. Gave him phisic and accused me with going to Mr Dingleys in his sickness and objecting to his preescriptions and prescribing some of my own and seting Mrs Dingley Crying by giving my opinion of the disease and said this was one of many instances I had done so. Which I must deny till her or some other Can bring it to my recollection. This is a world of tryal. May those which I am Calld to meet with serve for my good.
Then the narrative:
On October 26, Dingley came to call. "I informd of what Doctor Cony had laid to my Charg Concerning my Conduct with him in his sickness," Martha wrote. "He declares no such thing metnioned by him or his wife as the Doctor represent4ed to me. There was but quite the reverse. The mistake, if one, seems very strange."
The next day brought more bad news, enough to overwhelm her already overworked stock of religious sentiments. "Mr Heartwel informed me that Benjamin Petty was dead. His death was ocationed by Nathaniel Dinglys Strikeing him with an adds. What are we cuming to in this Eastern world?"