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The UELAC Loyalist Trails Newsletter Archive

Archived Issues

This is the 2017 archive of Loyalist Trails. For other years, start from the index page.

2017 Newsletters

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-53: December 31, 2017
- UELAC Conference 2018: "Loyalist Ties Under Living Skies"
- It's Not 1776 Anymore, by Stephen Davidson
- JAR: Book review: The Revolutionary War Lives and Letters of Lucy and Henry Knox
- Ben Franklin's World: Freedom and the American Revolution
- Battle of Stony Point: July 16, 1779
- Spanish and British Action of January 8, 1780
- Henry Laurens
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-52: December 24, 2017
- Bound for Charleston with General Clinton, by Stephen Davidson
- Georgian Papers Programme: A Royal Christmas List
- Borealia: Yule and Misrule in Early Newfoundland and Labrador
- JAR: China and the American Revolution
- Ben Franklin's World: The Age of Revolutions – The American
- Washington's Quill: From Mummers to Santa: Christmas in America
- The Unsupervised Tailor's Apprentice & Christmas Coat for a Cat, 1775
- Admiral Sir Benjamin Hallowell Carew
- Colonel Alexander Campbell of Possil, 1754-1849
- Alexander McGillivray
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post:
      + Rebecca Fraser, UE
      + Larry Nelson England, UE
- Queries:
      + Muster Rolls for the 84th Regiment, 2nd Battalion

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-51: December 17, 2017
- Christmas 1779: The Slow Beginning of the End, by Stephen Davidson
- The Loyalists: A Look at Their History and Impact
- Get Published; Bring Your Loyalist Story to Light
- Tour 2018: "In the Footsteps of our Irish Palatine Ancestors"
- Borealia: How to Start Your Thesis
- JAR: Ballston Raid of 1780: Military Operation or a Time to Settle Old Scores
- The Junto: Portrait of a Juntoist in Motion
- Ben Franklin's World: The American Revolution in the Age of Revolutions
- Washington Papers: Escaping General Washington – The Story of Deborah Squash
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Earl Norman Plato, UE
- Queries:
      + Alexander Campbell of Point au Bodet and Williamstown

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-50: December 10, 2017
- Unpacking an Execution Notice (Part 3 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Obituary for William Botsford, 1773-1864
- Battle of Chelsea Creek (May 27-28, 1775)
- Daniel Morgan, Rebel
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: What Does That Say Again?!
- JAR: Rascally Cousins: Whig or Tory in America's Mother Town
- Ben Franklin's World: The American Revolution in North America
- Reference: Guide to Finding Your Loyalist Ancestor in Upper Canada
- The Georgian Papers Programme: New Releases
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Coin of Interest to Loyalists

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-49: December 3, 2017
- Unpacking an Execution Notice (Part 2 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Another Blacksmith
- Loyalist Gazette: Articles for Spring 2018 Issue
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: What Does That Say Again!?
- JAR: Ebenezer Smith Platt: An American In Newgate Prison In 1777
- The Junto: Inspiration Roundtable
- Ben Franklin's World: Dunmore's New World: The British Empire and the American Revolution
- The Littlest Camp Followers, c1775
- The War in the West: The American Revolution in the pays d'en haut
- Two Myths Involving Canada that Every American Should Know
- William Augustus Bowles AKA Estajoca
- John Campbell of Strachur
- Studying History Will Make You More Reasonable
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + James Edwin Roszell, UE
      + Marguerite Helen (Miller) Hanratty, UE (née Brown)

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-48: November 26, 2017
- Unpacking an Execution Notice (Part 1 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Christmas Gift: The Burdens of Loyalty: Refugee Tales from the First American Civil War
- UELAC Scholarship 2018: 90 Days to Application Deadline
- Scholarship Committee Welcomes Dr. Tim Compeau
- Scholar Update: One Woman's Mission to Organize a History Dissertation
- The Fate of the Loyalists: A Look at Their History and Impact
- N.S. History This Week: 25,000 Loyalists Land
- Battle of Minisink in New York, Nov. 7, 1779
- Comment: Battle of Machias, 1777
- JAR: Martha Washington's Pies
- The Junto: Did Squanto meet Pocahontas, and What Might they have Discussed?
- Ben Franklin's World: Smuggling and the American Revolution
- A Loyalist's Visit to the Museum of the American Revolution
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + George Harper and Benjamin Babcock

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-47: November 19, 2017
- UELAC Conference 2018: Mark Your Calendar, Book Your Room
- Isaac Allen: The Hesitant Abolitionist, by Stephen Davidson
- Historic Book of Negroes Gets Fresh Look Through Online Portal
- Difference Between Patriots and Loyalists
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections:
- Borealia: No, Confederation Wasn't About “Freedom”
- JAR: The Tragic Death of Major Charles Cochrane
- JAR: The Earl of Dartmouth, Secretary of State for the Colonies, Second Year
- Ben Franklin's World: The Politics of Tea
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-46: November 12, 2017
- A Friend of Black Loyalists, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Gazette: Now Mailed; Digital Version
- New Addition to The Loyalist History Collection at Brock University
- Battle of Machias (1777)
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Gaming Houses in Early Nineteenth Century Saint John
- JAR: The Earl of Dartmouth's First Year as Secretary of State for the Colonies
- The Junto: Module Conveners and the British Job Market
- Ben Franklin's World: The Revolutionary Economyv - Thomas Hinde
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Richard Henry Harris, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-45: November 5, 2017
- Canadian English and the Loyalists, by Stephen Davidson
- 2017 Dorchester Award: Myrtle Johnson, UE
- Loyalist Gazette Printed + Digital Version
- Scholarship Shines at Dominion Council Weekend
- JAR: The Connecticut Captivity of William Franklin, Loyalist
- The Junto: Should you write your dissertation as a book?
- Ben Franklin's World: The Revolutionaries' Army
- The Pawlings of Pennsylvania
- Joshua Bates
- Christmas Gift: The Burdens of Loyalty: Refugee Tales from the First American Civil War
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Bruce L. McCorquodale, UE, BSA, MSc
      + Mary Beacock Fryer, UE
      + Margaret Lois Near, UE
- Queries:
      + Response re James Major Grant and Wife Penuel

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-44: October 29, 2017
- Goin' Down the Road: Maritime Loyalists' Migration to Upper Canada, by Stephen Davidson
- Rev. Samuel Cook, UEL
- Alida Vrooman Hare, UEL
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Sleepy Hollow and The Hanging of Major André
- Borealia: Britishness and Whiteness in Early Canadian Culture
- JAR: Luke Ryan, Premier Privateer
- The Junto: A Short Ode to Slow History
- Ben Franklin's World: The Revolution's African American Soldiers
- Book: Citizen Soldier: The Revolutionary War Journal of Joseph Bloomfield
- The Farmer's Almanac
- Loyalist Gazette: Progress and Early Delivery
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Queries:
      + George Cosby UEL
      + Response re Newsletters from the US

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-43: October 22, 2017
- Goin' Down the Road: Maritime Loyalists' Migration to Upper Canada (Part One), by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Gazette: Progress and Digital Edition
- Interactive Historical Story Map: "New Brunswick Loyalist Journeys"
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Sleepy Hollow: Headless Hessians
- JAR: Joseph Bettys: Revolutionary War Patriot, Traitor, and "Desperado"
- The Junto: George Washington's Mausoleum: Congressional Debates
- Ben Franklin's World: The Power of the Press in the American Revolution
- Restoration and Preservation of Old Hay Bay Church
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Oemar Halvorsen
- Queries:
      + Newsletters from the US

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-42: October 15, 2017
- Loyalist Blacksmiths of New Brunswick, by Stephen Davidson
- Blacksmith: The Further Adventures of Barnabas Hough
- Digby's Loyalist Burial Ground of 1797, by Brian McConnell
- Scholarship: Where are they Now? Stephanie Seal Walters
- Loyalist Gazette: Progress and Digital Edition
- Scapegoat Frontiersman Simon Girty Gets His Due at Last
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Lost Loyalists: Loyalist Women
- Borealia: New France and Indigenous Agency in the Hudson Bay Watershed
- JAR: Whale Boats on the Hudson
- Ben Franklin's World: Pauline Maier's American Revolution
- 1932 Wedgwood Loyalist Plate Finds a Good Home
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-41: October 8, 2017
- Four Loyalist Blacksmiths of Nova Scotia, by Stephen Davidson
- Blacksmith Joseph Goodwillie
- Addendum to Review of North to Bondage: Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Adventures of Lt. Samuel Richard Wilson
- JAR: Displaced: The Donation People of 1775
- Ben Franklin's World: The Freedoms We Lost
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note
- Queries:
      + Peter Lampman Sr.

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-40: October 1, 2017
- Three Loyalist Blacksmiths Who Served Burgoyne, by Stephen Davidson
- Scholars Wanted!
- Scholarship: Where are they Now?
- New Graduate Dissertation Added to the Loyalist Collection at Brock University
- Borealia: Book Review – Loyalist Slavery in the Maritimes
- JAR: The Widow's Apron: Life, Death, and a Forgotten Skirmish Along the Old Blackstock Road
- JAR Book Review: The Dog Head Sword of Succasunna: Forgotten Family Patriots and Loyalists in the Revolutionary War
- The Junto: Patriotism, Partisanship, and "The Star-Spangled Banner": A View from the Early Republic
- Ben Franklin's World: Origins of the American Revolution
- Georgian Papers Programme: The "Hit-and-Miss" of Research at the Royal Archives
- BC Heritage Award Recipients Make Presentations to Vancouver Branch
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-39: September 24, 2017
- Four Loyalist Blacksmiths Who settled in Upper Canada, by Stephen Davidson
- The Oldest Building (Cont'd)
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Evelyn Nellie (Powell) Denton, UE
- Editor's Note: Away From Home

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-38: September 17, 2017
- New Johnstown's Refugee Blacksmiths: An Embarrassment of Riches, by Stephen Davidson
- The Oldest Building (Cont'd)
- Battle of Bennington 16 August 1777
- Loyalist Connections: A City in Panic – Cholera Strikes Saint John
- Borealia: The First Book – Advice From Someone Barely Qualified To Give It
- JAR: The French Bread Connection
- JAR Book Review: A Tale of Three Gunboats: Lake Champlain's Revolutionary War Heritage
- The Junto: Q&A with Coll Thrush
- Ben Franklin's World: Defining the American Revolution
- Georgian Papers Programme: Queen Charlotte Online
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note
- Queries:
      + Responses re John McArthur UEL

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-37: September 10, 2017
- The Loyalist Blacksmiths, by Stephen Davidson
- JAR: Review of Fire and Desolation, by Gavin K. Watt
- Loyalist Connections: Dueling for Honour or (Il)legal Murder?
- The Junto: On Providing Undergraduate Research Opportunities
- Ben Franklin's World: Abigail Adams – A Revolutionary Speculator
- Comment: Oldest Building in Each Province
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Franklin Winston Ault, UE
- Editor's Note
- Queries:
      + John McArthur UEL

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-36: September 3, 2017
- The First Loyalist Grand Jury, by Stephen Davidson
- The Penobscot Expedition, Summer 1779
- Dudley Saltonstall, American Naval Commander at Penobscot
- Francis McLean, British Army Commander at Penobscot
- JAR: Did Benedict Arnold's fleet plunder an American settlement?
- Ben Franklin's World: George Goodwin: Benjamin Franklin in London
- James Forten, African-American Abolitionist and Businessman
- Branching Out: Histories of Branches of UELAC Updated
- Digital Gazette: Help Save Costs; Sign up by October 9
- Government of Canada History Awards
- Discover the Oldest Building in Each Province
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-35: August 27, 2017
- Penelope Winslow: The Loyalist "Princess" of Plymouth (Part 3), by Stephen Davidson
- August 23, 1775: George III: A Proclamation of Rebellion
- Spy Techniques of the Revolutionary War
- United Empire Loyalists Keep History Alive at Ancaster's Cooley-Hat Pioneer Cemetery
- Behind the [Podcasting] Scenes with Liz Covart of Ben Franklin's World
- Ben Franklin's World: Marla Miller, Betsy Ross
- JAR: Sergeant Simon Giffin and his journal of the Revolution
- The Junto: Roundtable on "How NOT To Write Your Second Book"
- Forts of Vincennes, Indiana
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post
      + Kathleen Alice Perry, UE
      + Fred Maurice Blayney, UE, PH, MB
- Queries:
      + Marking a Loyalist Grave or Cemetery

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-34: August 20, 2017
- Penelope Winslow: The Loyalist "Princess" of Plymouth (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Scholars Wanted
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Geo-Historical Sleuthing
- JAR: Offering of the Ladies: Esther Reed's Sentiments, Washington's Objections
- The Junto: Q&A with Carla Pestana on The English Conquest of Jamaica
- Ben Franklin's World: British Soldiers, American War
- Siege of Pensacola in 1781
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-33: August 13, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Penelope Winslow: The Loyalist "Princess" of Plymouth (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- Spanish Capture of British Bahamas
- Boston 1775: The Massachusetts Militia, and Its Exceptional Men
- Understanding the American Revolution using George III's archives
- JAR: Dunmore's War: The Last Colonial Conflict of America's Colonial Era
- The Junto: Teaching Amid Political Tension: A Roundtable
- Ben Franklin's World: George Washington's Revolution
- Vice-Admiral The Hon. John Byron
- The Conversation: Eclipsing the Occult in Early America: Benjamin Franklin and His Almanacs
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued in July
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Correction: Winners at UELAC Conference in London

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-32: August 6, 2017
- UELAC Conference 2017 in London: The Winners
- Unpacking the Hessian's Hatchment in Halifax, by Stephen Davidson
- Comment: John Grave Simcoe and "Turn"
- Ontario Licence Plate: Special Savings for Simcoe Day
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Abel Sands Mystery: A Case of Bastardy (Part Two)
- JAR: Reamstown Provides: A Pennsylvania Town's Contribution to Valley Forge
- Ben Franklin's World: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution
- France and the American Revolutionary War
- King's Chapel and Boston's Freedom Trail
- Loyalist Plaque/Grave Marker Available from UELAC
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Rhea Macleod, UE
- Queries:
      + Palatine Conference Approaching; Can You Help?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-31: July 30, 2017
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: That's a Wrap
- Loyalists and Their Horses (Part 3 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Ontario Licence Plate: Special Savings for Simcoe Day
- Update: Honouring Simon Girty in Pennsylvania
- Revisiting "Turn" and John Graves Simcoe
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections
- JAR: Cornwallis and the autumn campaign of 1780
- The Junto: (Book Review:) Adam Jortner's Blood From the Sky
- Ben Franklin's World: The Common Cause of the American Revolution
- Rev War Talk: Treaty of Paris (1783)
- Penobscot Expedition, Maine
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: William Roland Everett, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-30: July 23, 2017
- UELAC Conference 2018, Mark your Calendar
- Loyalists and Their Horses (Part 2 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Addendum: Horses, and Elias and Peter Snider
- Ontario Licence Plate: Special Savings for Simcoe Day
- Digitizing the Royal Archives: The Georgian Papers Programme
- Mount Vernon: Lavish Lace: The Martha Washington Collection
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Abel Sands Mystery – A Case of Bastardy (Part One)
- JAR: Bite the Bullet: An Impressive Collection from the Mohawk Valley Campaign
- Rev War Talk: The Battle of Cowan's Ford
- Ben Franklin's World: The Making of the United States Constitution
- Loyalist Gazette: Do You have a Story?
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Jean Marilyn Johnston (née Stapleton), UE
      + Jean Girvin, UE
- Queries:
      + Iram Murray
      + Living Conditions for Refugees at Fort Niagara

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-29: July 16, 2017
- Loyalists and Their Horses (Part 1 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Book: A Service History and Master Roll of Major Edward Jessup's Loyal Rangers, by Gavin K. Watt
- Ontario Licence Plate: Special Savings for Simcoe Day
- Book: Canada's Odyssey
- Borealia: Anguish in the Loyalist Archives, Part 2
- JAR: King George III's Twitter War
- The Junto: Book Review: The Reintegration of South Carolina Loyalists
- Ben Franklin's World: Manisha Sinha, A History of Abolition
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: Let the Good Times Roll
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: H. Daryl Currie, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-28: July 11, 2017
- UELAC Gear: Order Before July 12
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: Let the Good Times Roll
- Sarah Winslow: The Spunky Sister (Part 2 of 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Honouring Simon Girty in Pennsylvania: Addendum
- Loyalist Surge Changed Makeup of Canada
- Borealia: Anguish in the Loyalist Archives, Part 1
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Loyalist New Brunswick and the Absence of Party Politics
- JAR: Avenging Francis Bradley, the Mecklenburg Marksman: A Family Story
- Ben Franklin's World: A Declaration in Draft
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-27: July 2, 2017
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: Happy Canada Day Weekend!
- UELAC Gear: Order Before July 12
- UELAC Conference: 2017, Canada 150, and 2018
- Sarah Winslow: The Spunky Sister (Part 1 of 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Honouring Simon Girty in Pennsylvania
- Elizabeth Postuma Simcoe, Artist & Diarist
- Canadians all sound the same, UVic study finds
- Raise the Spitfire?
- Borealia: Indigenous Policy and Silence at Confederation
- JAR: The April 19, 1775 Civilian Evacuation of Lexington
- Ben Franklin's World: Nathaniel Bowditch – 19th-Century of Business, Science, and the Sea
- The Museum of the American Revolution is Open!
- Loyalist Gazette: Articles for Fall 2017 Issue
- A Canadian Informal Toast: Canuck-A-Luck
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note
- Queries:
      + George Millward McDougall

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-26: June 25, 2017
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: Last Week, Your Last Chance
- UELAC Gear: Order Before July 12
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- That Ship On the New Brunswick Flag, by Stephen Davidson
- How Tall was the Average Eighteenth-Century Soldier?
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: First Nations and Local Courts of New Brunswick
- JAR: From Yorktown to England – Cornwallis's fraught passage home
- The Junto: Research at the Bodleian – A Guide
- Ben Franklin's World: The Other Slavery – Indian Enslavement in the Americas
- First Nations: Algonquian Tribe
- Remembering the Loyalists at St. Alban the Martyr UEL Memorial Church
- Toronto's Oldest Home, Built By John Cox – A Loyalist?
- Where in the World?
- Loyalist Day, Canada Day Events
- Region and Branch Bits
- Editor's Note: Happy Canada 150!

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-25: June 18, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Unpacking a History Book's Paragraph: The Famous and the Obscure (Part 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: 2 Weeks and Counting
- Book Review: Fire & Desolation, by Gavin Watt
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Researching Recipes – A First-Hand Look
- JAR: James Abercrombie, much lamented victim of Friendly Fire at Bunker Hill
- Junto: Ideology, Power, and Thrill
- Ben Franklin's World: Frontier Politics in Early America
- British Forces Land at Staten Island New York, the New York Campaign Begins
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued in May
- Branches and Loyalist Day, Canada 150, Canada Day Events
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Margaret May (Clement) Wilson, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-24: June 11, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Unpacking a History Book's Paragraph: Dying in a Land of Strangers (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: Three Weeks to Go!
- The World Remembers WWI: 2017 Project
- The 1772 Gaspee Affair, Rhode Island's Own Tea Party
- The Smithsonian: When Nova Scotia Almost Joined the American Revolution
- The Prussian Nobleman Who Helped Save the American Revolution
- Borealia: Book Review – Colonial Relations: The Douglas-Connolly Family
- JAR: William Bingham, Forgotten Supplier of the American Revolution
- Ben Franklin's World: The Washingtons' Runaway Slave, Ona Judge
- Branches and Loyalist Day, Canada 150, Canada Day Events
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Dr. Doug Emmons

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-23: June 4, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- The Loyalists of Jamaica, Long Island (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- NEHS: Six Loyalist Houses in New England
- Bicentennial Branch Supports Belle Vue House Restoration
- Junto: What Do PhD History Grads Do Next? (Part 2)
- Borealia: The American Gaze: Adam Gopnik's Canada
- JAR: For God and Country: The Intelligence Role of the Rev. John Vardill
- Ben Franklin's World: Material Culture and the Making of America
- Branches and Loyalist Day, Canada 150, Canada Day Events
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Frank Cooper, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-22: May 28, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Lorenzo Sabine: Speaking for Outlaws, Wanderers and Exiles, by Stephen Davidson
- Versions of Sabine's Book
- Sarah Hay Revisited
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project: 5 Weeks to Go
- Loyalist Dissertations Added to Loyalist History Collection at Brock U.
- The Effects of the Huguenot Diaspora on the American Revolution
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Following Family Tracks: The Vanderbecks
- Junto: What Do PhD History Grads Do Next?
- Borealia: Early Canada at the Canadian Historical Assoc'n Meeting
- JAR: We Have Sacrificed Our All
- Ben Franklin's World: The Transatlantic Boycott of the Slave Labor Economy
- Critique of Two Books: We Could Have Been Canada
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued in March and April
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Marion Fay Smith, UE
      + Frank Cooper, UE
- Queries:
      + Was John McArthur a UE Loyalist?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-21: May 21, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Lorenzo Sabine: Calling a Spade a Spade, by Stephen Davidson
- Six Nations: Haldimand Tract, 1784, Where They Settled
- Redcoats and War Crimes
- Junto: Q&A with Marisa Fuentes, Author of Dispossessed Lives
- JAR: The 3rd New Jersey Regiment's Plundering of Johnson Hall
- Ben Franklin's World: Clergymen and the Politics of Revolutionary America
- American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference, June 10-11
- Loyalists and the War of 1812: James Kelsey and sons Samuel and John
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: James Robertson Zavitz, UE
- Victoria Day

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-20: May 14, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Lorenzo Sabine: The American Historian Who Venerated the Loyalists, by Stephen Davidson
- Study Early America? You Should Look at the Loyalist Claims: Steph Walters
- Book: Fire and Desolation, by Gavin K. Watt
- Book: Paper and Spit: Family Found: How DNA and Genealogy Revealed My first Parents' Identity, by Don Anderson
- RevWarTalk: 09/17/1775 Siege of Fort St. Jean in Quebec Begins
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Hannah Ingraham, A Child's Perspective
- Junto: Good Wives, Nasty Wenches, Jamestown Women
- JAR: How many troops did Cornwallis actually bring to the Battle of Guilford?
- Ben Franklin's World: The Nat Turner Revolt, with Patrick Breen
- Three Copies: Loyalists and their Sons and Daughters In the Long Point Settlement
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Queries:
      + Who is This Man? An Old Portrait is a Puzzle

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-19: May 7, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- The Portrait of Sarah Hay: Part Three, by Stephen Davidson
- JAR: Hearts of Oak on Canvas: Watson and the Shark
- The Royal Archives Reveals the Hidden Genius Behind George III's "Madness"
- Ben Franklin's World: Indigenous London: Native Travelers at the Heart of the Empire
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post:
      + Albert Woolland Crook, UE
      + Joyce Sybilla Polgrain (nee Wood), UE
      + Veronica Victoria "Vera" Scott (nee Varga)
      + Robert Philip Smart, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-18: April 30, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Canada 150 Scholarship Project Update
- The Portrait of Sarah Hay: Part Two, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Trails Archives Update: John Barbarie
- Molly Brant: "One of most devoted United Empire Loyalists"
- Dispelling the Norfolk Loyalist Myth, by Steph Walters
- JAR: Neglected Histories: The Cruger Family and the Roots of American Independence
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Surprising Church Records Part 2: Historical Clues Revealed Remarkable Baptisms
- Ben Franklin's World: Paul Revere's Ride Through History
- The Junto: "Meditations on Archival Fragments": Review of Dispossessed Lives
- The Loyalist Gazette: Status of the Spring 2017 Issue
- UELAC Scholarship supports Friends of the Loyalist Collection at Brock U.
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Ruth Ilene Ellis (nee Nichols), UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-17: April 23, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- The Portrait of Sarah Hay: Part One, by Stephen Davidson
- Jacob Farrand UEL and Peter Everitt UEL
- Borealia: Refugees Fit for Rescue: Loyalists, Maroons, and Mi'kmaq
- JAR: Did Generals Mismanage the Battle of Brooklyn?
- Ben Franklin's World: The Road to Concord, 1775
- The Junto: “We lost our appetite for food”
- The Loyalist Gazette: Status of the Spring 2017 Issue
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Peter Warren Wentworth Bell, UE
- Queries:
      + Stilljohn Purdy

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-16: April 16, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- A Weekend Like Any Other: Loyalists and Easter, by Stephen Davidson
- UELAC Scholarship Challenge
- American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Surprising Church Records
- Borealia: Canadian Exceptionalism is about Land and Resources
- JAR: A Runaway A Day
- Georgian Papers Programme: A King Muses on History
- New York Public Library: Transportation, Communications, and Colonial War
- The Junto: The Influence of the Scottish Highlands on the British Army in early America
- The Loyalist Gazette
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-15: April 9, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Unpacking a 1784 Land Grant (Part Three): The Tangled Story of Titus Finch, by Stephen Davidson
- Reader's Contributions Appreciated
- Remembering the Loyalists of Queens County, Nova Scotia
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Silas Deane – A Secret Agent in France
- JAR: The Prowess of American Riflemen: a Mystery Now Solved
- The Loyalist Gazette: Spring 2017 Issue
- Ben Franklin's World: Alan Taylor, American Revolutions: A Continental History
- "Branching Out": Histories of Branches of UELAC Updated
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Evelyn (Powell) Denton, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-14: April 2, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Unpacking a 1784 Land Grant (Part Two): Lost Stories of Loyalist Grantees, by Stephen Davidson
- Rabble.ca: Canada's earliest immigration policies made it a safe haven for escaped slaves
- Borealia: Teaching Early Canadian History in the United States
- JAR: Fort Anne: Remembering the Continental Army's First Stand Against Burgoyne
- Rev War Talk: Thomas Carleton
- Scholar: Where Is This Place in Colonial Virginia? Help Required!
- Scholar: UELAC Pin
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued in February
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post:
      + Clara L. Tupper, UE
      + Alvin D. Huffman, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-13: March 26, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Unpacking a 1784 Land Grant (Part One): The Prince of Wales American Regiment, by Stephen Davidson
- Book: Fire and Desolation, by Gavin Watt
- UELAC Loyalist Scholars Update: Sophie Jones
- A Guide to Online Resources for Teaching and Learning Loyalist History
- Rabble.ca: Fleeing North is a time-honoured tradition for U.S. dissidents
- Rev War Talk: John Smith, British Army, served at Fort St. Jean
- JAR: A Republic of Wool: Founding Era Americans' Grand Plans for Sheep
- Loyalist Gazette: Last Year's Spring Issue 2016 now Available To All
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post:
      + Lorraine Rogers (née Ball), UE
      + Marianne Kathleen Davis
- Queries:
      + Royal Navy Able Seaman John Allen

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-12: March 19, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Expanding the Headlines of 1777: Unrepentant Daniel Taylor, by Stephen Davidson
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Finding Lost Loyalists: Research Approaches
- Borealia: Anishinaabe Aspirations -- Anishinaabeg in the War of 1812
- JAR: Experience, Policies, Failures: President Washington & the Native Americans
- Loyalist Gazette: Last Year's Spring Issue 2016 now Available To All
- Ben Franklin's World: Death, Suicide, & Slavery in British North America
- Branches of UELAC
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + More Information about Ludwick

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-11: March 12, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Expanding the Headlines of 1777: Avenging Stephen Edwards, by Stephen Davidson
- The Battle of Red Bank
- Update from Loyalist Claims
- UELAC Loyalist Scholars Update: Stephanie Seal Walters
- Target $300 for Canada 150 Scholarship Project
- Borealia: British Honour - Anishinaabeg in the War of 1812 (Part 5)
- JAR: Benedict Arnold's Phantom Duel
- The Junto: Book Review by Christopher F Minty of The American Revolution Reborn
- Ben Franklin's World: How Many Loyalists There Were? How Many Left the US?
- A Loyalist St. Patrick's Day
- Loyalist Gazette: Spring 2017 Issue
- So You Think You Know Your Loyalist History
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-10: March 5, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Expanding the Headlines of 1777: The Victim of Ambition, by Stephen Davidson
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued in January
- Further Comments on Loyalist Claims (Part 2 of 2), by John Noble
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Lost Loyalists: Volume 1
- Borealia: The Importance of Michilimackinac - Anishinaabeg in the War of 1812
- JAR: A 'Heavenly Harvest' of Vulnerable Women in North Carolina
- The Past is Never Dead, Only Deadly Boring: the Newport 'Radicals'
- Ben Franklin's World: How many Americans supported the Patriot cause?
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Help with a Plaque/Monument Cemetery and Grave Parker
- Last Post:
      + Catherine Letitia Harradence, UE       + Donald Cousens, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-09: February 26, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- First Nations Sons and Daughters in the Book of Negroes, by Stephen Davidson
- Further Comments on Loyalist Claims (Part 1 of 2), by John Noble
- Borealia: Jamaican Maroons in Nova Scotia: The politics of climate and race
- JAR: Preventing Slave Insurrection in South Carolina & Georgia, 1775-1776
- Ben Franklin's World: Andrew O'Shaughnessy, The Men Who Lost America
- Veterans of Lincoln & Welland Regiment Receive France's Legion of Honor
- Ontario Drivers Last chance: Celebrate Heritage Month with a Loyalist Licence Plate
- Pictures: 60 Tips from the Best Photographers
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Help with a Plaque/Monument Cemetery and Grave Parker
- Last Post:
      + Ernie Hudson, UE, Assiniboine Branch
      + Marilyn Ann Whatley, UE (1941-2017)

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-08: February 19, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- The Course of True (Loyalist) Love, by Stephen Davidson
- More Details on Five Loyalist Claims, by John Noble
- JAR: Duncan Grant's Wife Margaret: Someone to write home about
- The Junto Guest Review: Never Caught: Ona Judge, the Washingtons, and the Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: In Sickness and in Health: the Black Refugees at Hammonds Plains, winter 1827
- Faux-Loyalism: Who Gets Evaluated vs. Who Gets Left Behind
- A Loyalist's Detailed Obituary
- Ontario Drivers Last chance: Celebrate Heritage Month with a Loyalist Licence Plate!
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Patricia Jay Mckenzie, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-07: February 12, 2017
- 2017 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- Valentine's Day: Montreal 1788, by Stephen Davidson
- Comment: Pepperrell Family
- The Loyalist Regiments of the American Revolutionary War 1775-1783
- Borealia: Jean Baptiste Assiginack / The Starling (aka Blackbird): Anishinaabeg in the War of 1812
- JAR: Crossing the Great Divide: The Battle at Van Creek, Georgia, February 11, 1779
- The Junto: Fashioning the 17th Century in Boston: John and Hannah Leverett
- Brock U. Collection Shows Canada's Rich History of Welcoming Refugees
- Ontario Drivers: For Valentine's, a Loyalist Licence Plate
- Six Generations: How Far Back is that for You?
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Seeking New Brunswick 1854 Bronze Standard Measures

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-06: February 5, 2017
- Massachusetts Loyalists Buried in Halifax (Part 3 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued in November and December
- Borealia: Mookomaanish / The Damn Knife: Odaawaa Chief and Warrior
- JAR: George Hanger – His Adventures in the American Revolutionary War begin
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Importance of the Book of Negroes
- Ben Franklin's World: Smuggling in Colonial America & Living History
- New Website Location: The Friends of the Loyalist Collection
- Research: Searching Loyalist Claims on Ancestry.ca and Elsewhere (Part 2 of 2)
- Ontario Drivers: A Valentine's Day (Loyalist) Licence Plate
- Celebrating Canada150: Hamilton Branch Banquet
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Loyalist Descendants in the UK

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-05: January 29, 2017
- Massachusetts Loyalists Buried in Halifax (Part 2 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Nursery Rhyme Challenge: I Saw A Ship A-Sailing
- Second thoughts on George III: Online Project Could Alter View of King
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Rampant Crime of Saint John County
- Borealia: Anishnaabeg in the War of 1812: More than Tecumseh and his Indians
- JAR: Those Who Could Not Serve
- Research: Searching Loyalist Claims on Ancestry.ca and Elsewhere (Part 1 of 2)
- Resource: Guysborough Sketches and Essays by A.C. Jost
- A Sweetheart Deal For Ontario Drivers: February Special
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Estelle Pringle, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-04: January 22, 2017
- Massachusetts Loyalists Buried in Halifax (Part 1 of 3), by Stephen Davidson
- A Good Time to be ‘Sic’
- Nursery Rhyme Challenge: Sing a Song of Loyalists
- Canada 150: Celebrating our Loyalist Ancestry – In Song
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Crime in Saint John County
- JAR: George Washington Tells a Lie
- Book review: From Revolution to Reunion: The Reintegration of the South Carolina Loyalists
- A Sweetheart Deal For Ontario Drivers: February Special
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Information About Squire Thomas
      + Big Alex and Big Norman MacLeod

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-03: January 15, 2017
- Mother Goose, Loyalist-Style: Part 2 of 2, by Stephen Davidson
- Reader Challenge: A Revolutionary Nursery Rhyme
- Loyalist Songs: “Yankee Doodle”
- Revolution's Georg[i]e
- Loyalist Quarterly, by Paul Bunnell: December 2016 Issue Now Available
- Muskets of the Crown
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Help with Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Given Names
- JAR: Blame Canada: The Quebec Act & the American Revolution
- Borealia: "The Mighty Waters of Democracy": Thomas Chandler Haliburton on American Populism
- The Junto: Women's History, Primary Sources, and the United States History Survey
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-02: January 8, 2017
- Mother Goose, Loyalist-Style: Part 1 of 2, by Stephen Davidson
- Reader Challenge: A Revolutionary Nursery Rhyme
- History of Nova Scotia: Plan to Invade Nova Scotia
- The Great Dismal Swamp: a Thriving Refuge for Runaways
- RevWarTalk: The Van Wyck Homestead
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Help with 18th-19th Century Given Names
- JAR: Major Misconceptions that should be Dispelled
- James Moody: American Soldier
- War of 1812: Major John Button
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: John Frederick Sanders, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2017-01: January 1, 2017
- Unshaken Loyalty: The Revolution along the St. John River: Part 2 of 2, by Stephen Davidson
- Planters of New Brunswick: Kendrick Family
- RevWarTalk: Battle of Trois-Rivieres in Quebec (Quebec Campaign), 8 June 1776
- Paoli Battlefield Historical Park: British Post Troops on John's Island South Carolina
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Who is That?!: Help with Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Given Names
- More on New Brunswick Odells
- JAR: Abigail Hartman Rice, Revolutionary War Nurse
- Comment: The SAR Glances at Loyalists
- Book Review: Hostages to Fortune, by Peter C. Newman
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Two Men Named William Burnett