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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.

2018 Newsletters

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-52: December 30, 2018
- More Loyalist Tales of the Unexpected, by Stephen Davidson
- The Story of Ezekiel Younglove, his Estranged Wife Sarah, and Family (Part 3)
- Borealia: Ethnicity, Nationalism, and the Irish: Networks of Diaspora
- JAR: Rediscovering British Surveyor John Hills
- JAR: Christmas Night, 1776 – How Did They Cross?
- The Junto: New Orleans at 300: A Year in Review and a Look to the Future
- Ben Franklin's World: How the Dutch Brought Us Santa, Presents & Treats
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Eleanor Eva Knapp
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-51: December 23, 2018
- Unpacking the News of a Christmas Tragedy, by Stephen Davidson
- The Story of Ezekiel Younglove, his Estranged Wife Sarah, and Family (Part 2)
- Marching Into Valley Forge: 1777
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Two Seasonal Poems and a Question
- Borealia: The Hidden Narratives of Clandestine Communities
- JAR: The Loyalist Declaration of Dependence, 1776
- Ben Franklin's World: Slavery & Freedom in Early Maryland
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Ann Eliza Ryckman
      + Spem reduxit

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-50: December 16, 2018
- The Loyalists Are Coming! The Loyalists Are Coming! (Part 4), by Stephen Davidson
- The Story of Ezekiel Younglove, his Estranged Wife Sarah, and Family (Part 1)
- Book: Hope Restored: The American Revolution and the Founding of New Brunswick
- Niagara's History Unveiled: The Early Years: St. David's
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections:
- Borealia: Cabotia and Fredonia
- JAR: Putting a Price on Loyalty: Mary Loring's List of Losses
- Washington's Quill: Brig. Gen. Samuel Birch and the Ambiguity of the American Revolution
- The Junto: Q&A with Nick Bunker, author of Young Benjamin Franklin
- Ben Franklin's World: A History of Stepfamilies in America
- Loyalist Books
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-49: December 9, 2018
- The Loyalists Are Coming! The Loyalists Are Coming! (Part 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Fighting for the Crown? Irish Catholic Loyalists in the Military (Part 2)
- Borealia: Appraising Affect in the Transatlantic Correspondence of Richard Popham and John Large
- JAR: The Extraordinary Life of Isaac Grant of Judea, Connecticut
- Ben Franklin's World: Charity & Sylvia: A Same-Gender Marriage in Early America
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Lloyd Horning Oakes, BA, ARCT, UE
      + Agnes Theresa (Stymiest) Peever, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-48: December 2, 2018
- The Loyalists Are Coming! The Loyalists Are Coming! (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- 2018 Recipients of the Phillip E. M. Leith Memorial Medal
- Borealia: Colonizing St. John Island: A History in Maps
- JAR: Major James Wemyss, The Second Most Hated British Officer In The South
- Washington's Quill: A Cryptic Record of a Family Tragedy: The Unhappy Progression of Patsy Custis's Epilepsy
- The Junto: Julia de Recour, the Digital Archive, and the Histories of Atlantic Children of Colour
- Ben Franklin's World: Skepticism & American Faith
- Georgian Papers Programme: Inoculating the Royal Children against Smallpox
- A Loyalist "Donation" Stamp
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: David Woodward, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-47: November 25, 2018
- Congratulations to Stephen Davidson, and Thanks
- The Loyalists Are Coming! The Loyalists Are Coming! (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- Virtual Cemetery of Past Members of UELAC
- Book: Lewis and Mary Fisher, Loyalists in the American Revolution & New Brunswick Settlers
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Fighting for the Crown? Irish Catholic Loyalists in the Military
- Borealia: Mapping the End of Empire
- JAR: Alexander Clough, Forgotten Patriot Spymaster
- Ben Franklin's World: The Pilgrims of Plimoth
- He'd Rather Be Painting ... [than fighting for either side]
- Helping to Restore Johnson Hall, Mohawk Valley
- Reading Disability in a Pair of Eighteenth Century Shoes: Mary Wise Farley, 1764
- UELAC Resources: Books for the Young at Heart (Christmas gifts, perhaps?)
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Ross Wallace, UE, B.A., M.S.W.
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Response re Dating a British Flag

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-46: November 18, 2018
- Announcement: Royal Patron
- Sir Guy Carleton -- Lord Dorchester -- a Friend to the Loyalists
- Fall 2018 Loyalist Gazette
- Four Suntanned Loyalists in Halifax: Part Three of Three, by Stephen Davidson
- More About John Babcock, Mentioned in “Who Was Captain Marsh?”
- Bridge Annex Virtual Branch Launches Support for Johnson Hall Restorations
- Loyal American Regiment 1777-1783
- Borealia: Colonial Canada: Making the Familiar Dis/Comfortingly Strange
- JAR: The Sea Battle that Paid Off for the Continental Army
- Ben Franklin's World: Researching Biography
- Free Access to Canadiana Collections on January 1st, 2019
- Book: James Matthews UEL, 2nd Edition
- Book: The Consequences of Loyalism
- Book & Resource: Ottawa Branch News and The Ottawa Genealogist, Ontario Genealogical Society 2009-2017
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Dates of A British Flag
      + His Majesty's Royal Troops in the Hudson Valley

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-45: November 11, 2018
- Today is Remembrance Day
- Vimy Pilgrimage Award
- Four Suntanned Loyalists in Halifax: Part Two, by Stephen Davidson
- Comment from Part 1 of Suntanned Loyalists
- The Siege of Fort Cumberland, 1776
- JAR: Who was Captain Marsh?
- Behind the Scenes in the Chapel Royal: The Chapel Royal Memorandum Book
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Case of Zimri Armstrong, Part Two
- Borealia: Absence Makes the Art Go Ponder
- Dundas County (ON) Archives Commissioned
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Responses re Rev. War Hessians or Descendants Who Served in War of 1812

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-44: November 4, 2018
- Four Suntanned Loyalists in Halifax: Part One, by Stephen Davidson
- Book: For Want of His Silver Plate: Sir John Johnson's Raid of May 1780, by Gavin K. Watt
- More on Zumri Armstrong
- The Loyalists in Nova Scotia and You, by Brian McConnell
- Ben Franklin's World: Considering John Marshall
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- Editor's Note
- Queries:
      + Rev. War Hessians or Descendants Who Served in War of 1812

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-43: October 28, 2018
- Loyalists Roughing It in the Bush, by Stephen Davidson
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Loyalist's Disloyalty – The Case of Zimri Armstrong
- Borealia: Book Review: Property and Dispossession: Natives, Empires and Land in Early Modern North America
- Ben Franklin's World: Considering Biography

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-42: October 21, 2018
- This Arduous and Invidious Task: Part 3, by Stephen Davidson
- Borealia: Early-Modern Place Names in Today's Canada
- JAR: Book Review: Washington in the Hurricane's Eye
- Ben Franklin's World: Turning Points of the American Revolution
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-41: October 14, 2018
- This Arduous and Invidious Task: Part Two, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Gazette Fall 2018 Issue
- Battle of Fort Cumberland, Nova Scotia
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Beckwiths of New Brunswick
- Borealia: Beyond the "System": The Enduring Legacy of Seigneurial Property
- JAR: What Strategy Could Either Side Have Used to Win the War in 1776?
- Ben Franklin's World: Young Benjamin Franklin
- Resource: A Beginner's Guide to Online Canadian Historical Images
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-40: October 7, 2018
- This Arduous and Invidious Task: Part One, by Stephen Davidson
- Vancouver Branch Supports the BC Heritage Fairs
- Borealia: Mapping Land Tenure Pluralism in the St. Lawrence River Valley
- JAR: John Row and Jenny Innes
- Washington's Quill: To Capture Washington
- Ben Franklin's World: Christian Slavery
- Battlefield Communication Using Drums and Drumming
- Exporting the Revolution: American Revolutionaries in the Indies Trade
- Book Review: The Medical Imagination
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- Last Post:
      + R. Peter Van Iderstine, UE
      + Beatrice Elizabeth (Betsy) Davidson, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-40: September 30, 2018
- Scholarship: When Autumn Leaves Start to Fall
- What Loyalist Women Lost, by Stephen Davidson
- Ranna Cossit: Reverend and rabble-rouser in early settlement of Sydney, Cape Breton, NS
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Who was Nehemiah Beckwith?
- Borealia: There Was No Seigneurial System
- JAR: A Loyalist's Response to the Franco-American Alliance: Charles Inglis's "Papinian" Essays
- JAR: How Many Were Loyalist? John Adams's Rule of Thirds
- Washington's Quill: Dating George Washington's Receipt of a Samuel Culper Letter to Benjamin Tallmadge
- The Junto: Review of The Scots Irish of Early Pennsylvania, by Judith Ridner
- Ben Franklin's World: First Ladies of the Republic
- Benjamin Franklin's Popularity with French Women
- Books About Esther Wheelwright
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Response re Oath To Christianity?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-38: September 23, 2018
- Certified Free by General Musgrave (Part 4 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- More about the Marquis de Lafayette
- Advanced Loyalist Studies: Theatres and Actors
- Comment: Books About Esther Wheelwright
- Borealia: Is History too Important to be Left to Historians?
- JAR: The Most Extraordinary Murder
- The Junto: Luxurious Tipping Points in Early Massachusetts
- Ben Franklin's World: The Burr Conspiracy
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Oath to ... Christianity?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-37: September 16, 2018
- The UELAC Badge
- Fall 2018 Loyalist Gazette: Will You do Digital?
- Certified Free by General Musgrave (Part 3 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Vancouver Branch Reaches out to Students
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Peace and Friendship Treaties of 1760 and 1761
- Borealia: The Many Captivities of Esther Wheelwright
- JAR: The Glorious Career and Unfortunate Death of John Laurens
- The Junto: Fashioning Colonial New York's Dutch Merchant Elite
- Ben Franklin's World: Alexander Hamilton
- A Silk Vest Honoring the Marquis de Lafayette, c1824
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-36: September 9, 2018
- Certified Free by General Musgrave (Part 2 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Borealia: Hope and Despair in the Meghalayan Age
- JAR: Dying to Celebrate
- The Junto: Elizabeth Seton and Me – Or, How I Almost Wrote a Book about a Saint Without Mentioning God
- Ben Franklin's World: The Early History of the United States Congress
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Explanation for the Arrangement of First Nations Warriors Bodies?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-35: September 2, 2018
- Certified Free by General Musgrave (Part 1 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Book: The Loyalist Conscience: Principled Opposition to the American Revolution
- Borealia: Continuing the Journey
- JAR: Guilty of Desertion? Charles Hanley, 4th (King's Own) Regiment
- Washington's Quill: A Visit to the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown
- Ben Franklin's World: Art, Politics, and Everyday Life in Early America
- Phillis Wheatley: The First Published Black Woman Poet
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Donald Gordon Axford, UE
      + Ivan Chester Forsyth, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-34: August 26, 2018
- Loyalist Tales of the Unexpected, by Stephen Davidson
- Cossit House in Sydney NS, by Brian McConnell
- Cornwall To Host National UELAC Loyalist Conference in 2021
- JAR: Communities Divided: Massachusetts, January to March 1775
- Washington's Quill: “Poore Billy”: Apprenticeships in Late 18th-Century Virginia
- The Junto: Q&A with Randy M. Browne, author of Surviving Slavery in the British Caribbean
- Ben Franklin's World: Everyday Life in Early America
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-33: August 19, 2018
- Unshaken Amidst Peculiar Trials: The Loyalist in the Book of Common Prayer (Pt. 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Plaque to Charles Inglis in Dublin
- Loyalist Plaque Re-dedication in Cornwall ON Draws Many to Celebrate Early Settlers
- Book Review: The American Farmer in the Eighteenth Century: A Social and Cultural History
- JAR: The Death and Resurrection of Major John Andre
- Washington's Quill: Mutual Esteem Between George Washington and Fisher Ames
- Ben Franklin's World: Native Travellers at the Heart of Empire
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-32: August 12, 2018
- Unshaken Amidst Peculiar Trials: The Loyalist in the Book of Common Prayer (Pt. 1), by Stephen Davidson
- UE Loyalist John Howe
- Bowman/Lampman Loyalist Families Leave Lasting Legacy: Dr. Arthur Spohn
- Addendum: Capt. George Bennison, Loyalist of St. John
- A Loyalist Perspective on the Cherry Valley Raid
- JAR: A Visit to Old Fort Mercer on the Delaware
- The Junto: From Platform to Publisher: Facebook, the Early American Open Press, and Alex Jones
- Ben Franklin's World: The Saltwater Frontier: Native Americans and Colonists on the Northeastern Coast
- War-Time Treatment of Those With Opposing Views
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-31: August 5, 2018
- 2018 UELAC Dorchester Award: David Kanowakeron Hill Morrison, UE
- Desirous of Removing to Canada: Part Two, by Stephen Davidson
- Re-Dedicating Loyalist Plaque Where Cornwall Began
- JAR: The Canadian Patriot Experience
- JAR: War Horses Gone Astray
- Washington's Quill: Washington and the Governors
- Ben Franklin's World: Native American Slavery in New France
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-30: July 29, 2018
- Desirous of Removing to Canada: Part One, by Stephen Davidson
- The Black Cemetery at Conway, NS, as a Reminder of Brinley Town & the Loyalists
- The Sullivan Expedition
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: On Archives and Stolen Papers
- Borealia:
- JAR: The Curious Case of Zacheus Holmes
- Washington's Quill: “His Obliging Partiality for Me” – George Washington Meets Rochambeau
- The Junto: Making the Personal Historical: Reflections on Pregnancy and Birth
- Ben Franklin's World: Information & Communication in the Early American South
- All Things Georgian: 18th-Century Business Women – Trade Cards
- Digital Gazette: Contribute To Loyalist Lore & Help Reduce Costs
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Nancy Fitzgerald Crosbie, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-29: July 22, 2018
- Little Forks Branch Adds to Hyatt One-Room Schoolhouse
- What Did She Ever See in Him?, by Stephen Davidson
- Black Loyalist Cemetery at Digby NS
- JAR: Maintaining Normalcy in British-Occupied Brookhaven, Eastern Long Island
- Ben Franklin's World: Old Newgate Prison & Copper Mine
- The Revolutionary War's Most Enigmatic Naval Captain: Pierre Landais
- Book Review: Revolutions in the Atlantic World: A Comparative History
- The Loyalist Flag
- Update: The Jeptha Hawley House (c.1784)
- Should Slave Owner John Walden Meyers Be Refused Recognition?
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Bernice (Wood) Flett, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-28: July 15, 2018
- Scholarship Challenge Grand Finale
- Breaking News: Congratulations Dr. Jones!
- The "Very Clever" Loyalist Wife (Part 3), by Stephen Davidson
- A 75-Ton Chain Once Stretched Across the Hudson River
- The Cost of Living Poor in the 18th Century
- William Taylor, Royal Navy Officer
- JAR: Charles Craig's Final Statement
- The Junto: A Curious Font of Porphyry
- Ben Franklin's World: Longfellow House – Washington's Headquarters
- Do You Have a Story for the Loyalist Gazette?
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + UE Eligibility for Timothy and Joseph Perkins

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-27: July 8, 2018
- The "Very Clever" Loyalist Wife (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Battle of Monmouth: June 28, 1778
- JAR: Struggle for a Lighthouse: The Raids to Destroy the Boston Light
- Washington's Quill: Why Did Martha Washington Free Her Husband's Slaves Early?
- The Junto: Golden Hill Roundtable: "Commerce is Trust"
- Ben Franklin's World: Partisans, The Friendship & Rivalry of Adams & Jefferson
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-26: July 1, 2018
- The "Very Clever" Loyalist Wife (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- The Lone Loyalist in the Gilbert Family
- Kings Landing Pithouse Illustrates Challenges Faced by Black Loyalists
- A Vancouver Member's Connection to Peter Fidler, Canada's Forgotten Explorer
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: What's a Muster Roll?
- JAR: Richard Augustus Wyvill: A British Officer's Journal as the War Winds Down
- The Junto: The Marriage of Angelica and John
- The Junto: Child Trafficking in 18th-Century French Louisiana
- Ben Franklin's World: The Secret History of the New Jersey Devil
- Cemetery Where Lies Maj. Samuel Vetch Bayard UEL
- Book review: 38 Hours To Montreal: William Weller and the Governor General's Race of 1840
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Queries:
      + Descendants of James Matthews, UE, of Woodhouse Township ON
      + 84th Regiment of Foot and UE Loyalist Eligibility

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-25: June 24, 2018
- Concluding the Saskatchewan Conference: The Regina Cairn
- Loyalist Occupations, by Stephen Davidson
- Nova Scotia Branch Brochure: Map With Loyalist Settlements
- Guy Johnson (c.1740 - 5 March 1788)
- Book on the Blakeney Family
- Borealia: What HBC's Peter Fidler Didn't Report
- JAR: Peter Salem? Salem Poor? Who Killed Major John Pitcairn?
- Washington's Quill: Remembering Washington Irving's Life of George Washington
- The Junto: Book Review: Colonial Complexions: Race and Bodies in Eighteenth-Century America, by Sharon Block
- Ben Franklin's World: A New History of King Philip's War
- Ongoing Research on Southern Loyalists
- Why We Stopped Teaching History before the 1860s from a National Perspective
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Loyalist Rose
      + The Loyalist Who Died at Birth

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-24: June 17, 2018
- Thanks Saskatchewan Branch for the 2018 Conference
- Introduction to The Loyalists and UELAC
- We Have a Winner! New Scholarship Logo
- Scholarship Fund Challenge 2018 Branch Appreciation
- Human Nature Being What It Is, by Stephen Davidson
- Help Protect The Jeptha Hawley House (c.1784)
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Death on the Sea: The Crew of the Eclipse
- Borealia: Environmental History: We Will All Be Early Moderns
- JAR: Pell's Point: John Glover Saves Washington's Army
- The Junto: Black Women Intellectuals and the Politics of Dislocation
- Ben Franklin's World: Origins of the American Middle Class
- The Loyalist Roses
- Renovations to Sir John Johnson House in Williamstown ON
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-23: June 10, 2018
- 2018 UELAC Conference: Discover Your Roots
- The Boy Buried in the Chapel Floor, by Stephen Davidson
- Borealia: Environmental History – View from the Sixteenth Century
- JAR: Mary Robie and the Didactic Qualities of Reading Fiction
- Washington's Quill: "New" Samuel Culper Letter
- The Junto: "Trans-American Crossings" Conference Recap
- Ben Franklin's World: The Little Ice Age
- Q&A: Holger Hoock: Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-22: June 3, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018
- The Montreal Claimants of 1788, by Stephen Davidson
- UELAC's First Virtual Branch, "UE Loyalists Bridge Annex," Launches June 9
- 4 Weeks to Go! Loyalist Scholarship -- Celebrate Twenty
- American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference, June 7-10
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Justices of the Peace in Loyalist Saint John
- Borealia: Taking the Longer View – Environmental History as Early Modern History
- JAR: Demise of the Albemarle Barracks: A Report to the Quartermaster General
- The Junto: Do Objects Lie? A New Video for Teaching About Material Evidence
- Ben Franklin's World: The Alien & Sedition Acts of 1798
- Loyalist Enoch Towner
- Nelles Manor Victory Ball Celebration
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Nancy Elizabeth McDonald, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-21: May 27, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018
- The Montreal Claimants of 1788, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Scholarship -- Celebrate Twenty: Week Eight Update
- New Scholarship Logo: Have You Voted Yet?
- Fort Hughes, Starr's Point, Nova Scotia
- Niagara's History Unveiled: The John Breakenridge Homes
- JAR: Patriots Against Loyalists on Eastern Long Island, 1775-1776
- The Junto: Twitter Conferences: To Do or Not To Do? "filles du roi"
- Ben Franklin's World: Sport in Early America
- Planter Studies Conferences
- Report from The Quebec Family History Society International Conference
- Last call: The Palatines to America 2018 National Conference
- The Professor Wilson Brown Papers (on the Marsh Family)
- The National Trust for Canada's Top 10 Endangered Places List for 2018
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Enos Dean - Last Post:
      + Jean Norry, UE       + Lewis (Lew) Leroy Perry, UE, MWO (Ret'd)

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-20: May 20, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018
- The Montreal Claimants of 1788, by Stephen Davidson
- Scholarship: Vote for the New Logo
- Last Call: Ontario Licence Plates SPRING SELLOUT
- UE Loyalist: Solomon Jones (c. 1756 - Sept. 21, 1822)
- Women and the Continental Army at Valley Forge, 1777-78
- The Loyalist Gazette for Spring 2018
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: NB and the Origins of Canadian Mental Health Care
- JAR: Musicians Who Deserted
- The Junto: Teaching the Meaning of Liberty
- Ben Franklin's World: The New Map of the British Empire
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Daniel D. Ward (b. 1804 in PEI)

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-19: May 13, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018 – in just 3 weeks – AGM Voting
- The Loyalist Family in Exile: Some Fascinating Insights, by Stephen Davidson
- Week Six Update: Loyalist Scholarship – Celebrate Twenty
- Ontario Licence Plates: SPRING SELLOUT – FINAL OFFER
- Guy Johnson (c.1740 - 5 March 1788)
- JAR: The Strange Case of "Charles de Weissenstein"
- The Junto: Black Patriotic Masculinity and Impressed Sailor Jacob Israel Potterv - Ben Franklin's World: Early New York City and Its Culture
- Old Hay Bay Church Restoration: The Mercury is Rising
- Loyalist Cemetery at Bear River, Nova Scotia
- Status of the Loyalist Gazette and Digital Version
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Loyalist Teed Family of PEI

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-18: May 6, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018
- UELAC's AGM, Members' Information, Voting
- A Loyalist's Two Orphaned Daughters, by Stephen Davidson
- Map of Loyalist Lots allocated in Parr Town, Dec. 1783, by John Noble
- New Brunswick Floods and the Loyalists
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: The Benedict Arnold Papers
- Borealia: History on Appeal: Originalism and Evidence in the Comeau Case
- JAR: John the Painter: Terrorist for America
- Washington's Quill: Janet Livingston Montgomery
- The Junto: The Attention Economy of the American Revolution
- Ben Franklin's World: Thundersticks: the Transformation of Native America
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Earl Plato

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-17: April 29, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018, Earlybird ends April 30
- UELAC's AGM, Members' Information, Voting
- Four Loyalists in a 1775 Newspaper (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Week Four Update: Loyalist Scholarship -- Celebrate Twenty
- Fort Schuyler AKA Fort Stanwix
- Benedict Arnold and the First Sailing Ship Built on the St. John River
- Resting Place for Loyalist Captain Stephen Thorne at Karsdale NS
- Simon Fraser of Balnain
- Washington's Quill: Martha Washington's Advice on Health
- JAR: Elias Boudinot IV: America's First Commissary General of Prisoners
- The Junto: Book Review: Atlantic Families, Race, and Empire
- Ben Franklin's World: George Washington's Mount Vernon
- Prize Papers Project Digitizing Unopened Letters 17-19C From Captured Ships
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-16: April 22, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018, Register Today
- UELAC AGM, Members' Information, Voting
- Four Loyalists in a 1775 Newspaper (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- Week Three Update: Loyalist Scholarship -- 'Celebrate Twenty'
- Ontario Licence Plates Spring Sellout
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Benedict Arnold and a Slander Case
- Borealia: A House in New Orleans: The Le Moyne Family
- JAR: The Hessians Who Escaped Washington's Trap at Trenton
- The Junto: Why We Doubt Capable Children: Constructing Childhood in the Revolutionary Era
- Ben Franklin's World: The Great Awakening in New England
- How Impractical were Eighteenth-Century Soldiers' Uniforms?
- Built Heritage: How Much Can we Save?
- The Battle of Oriskany
- Status of the Loyalist Gazette and Digital Version
- American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-15: April 15, 2018
- More Claimants of February 1788 (Part 4 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Loyal Then, Loyal Now – by Brian McConnell, UE
- Loyalist Andress/Andrew Ostrander
- Loyalist Margaret Green Draper
- Washington's Quill: Washington and the Governors (Part III)
- JAR: How to be a Revolutionary War Spy Master
- Ben Franklin's World: The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale & Moses Dunbar
- Connecting the Loyalist Families Gesner and Sypher in Nova Scotia
- All Things Georgian: A Brief History of Coffee in the Georgian Era
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Noreen Frances Stapley, UE
- Queries:
      + Cattle Droves Through Western NY in 1780s and 90s
      + James Hughes and Beverley Robinson Pre-War and Wartime Questions

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-14: April 8, 2018
- More Claimants of February 1788 (Part 3 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Abraham Gesner: Tappan (NY) to Annapolis Valley (NS), by Brian McConnell
- At Risk of Closing: St. Alban's the Martyr UEL Church in Adolphustown, Ontario
- Washington's Quill: West Point and British Strategy
- JAR: Revolutionary Rookies
- Ben Franklin's World: Alexander Hamilton and the Making of American Law
- Raid of Nassau, Bahamas
- Book: Underaged Warriors
- Loyalist Gazette: Digital Version
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + Canada-US Loyalist Partnerships Between Historic Sites?
      + What does "Disposition" Mean?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-13: April 1, 2018
- 2018 UELAC Conference: The Program
- Loyalist Scholarship Launches: 'Celebrate Twenty'
- More Claimants of February 1788 (Part 2 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Congratulations and Welcome to Kelly A. Grant
- Ontario Licence Plate: Spring Sellout
- Borealia: Teaching the Politics and Meaning of Maps
- JAR: The Attack on Young's House, Feb. 3, 1780
- Ben Franklin's World: After the Revolution: Governance During the Critical Period
- How "Loyal" Were They? William Foster UEL
- Loyalist Gazette: The Digital Version
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Donald Gordon Lordly, LCol (Ret'd), BE (Mech), Peng, CD, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-12: March 25, 2018
- More Claimants of February 1788 (Part One), by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Gazette: Spring 2018 Issue
- Loyalist Scholarship Launches 'Celebrate Twenty'
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Top Seven Ridiculously "Evil" Instances in Saint John County
- Borealia: New Brunswick Lighthouses and Colonial Spaces, 1784-1867
- JAR: Patrick Tonyn: Britain's Most Effective Revolutionary-Era Royal Governor
- Degrees of Loyalty, by Stephen Davidson
- American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference - 2018, June 7-10
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Joan Elaine Shaw (née Cunningham)
- Queries:
      + Nathaniel Pettit's Emigration and Settlement
      + Response re The McNiff Map

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-11: March 18, 2018
- Celebrating Loyalist Heritage in Sierra Leone, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Scholarship News: Countdown to Success
- Grace Galloway, Abandoned Loyalist Wife
- Revolutionary War Powder Horns
- Washington's Quill: The Most Difficult Days of the Patriot Causev - Ben Franklin's World: The Social Life of Maps in America
- David Dinsmore, Ulster-Scots Loyalist in South Carolina and Nova Scotia Exile
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Reta Irene Keller, UE
      + Grant Warner Howell, UE, QC
      + Irving St. John Reid UE
- Queries:
      + McNiff Map
      + Parents of Matilda Leach
      + Response re How "Loyal" Were Our Loyalist Ancestors?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-10: March 11, 2018
- What's a Woman to Do, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Scholarship News
- Remembering the Loyalists of Annapolis and Digby Counties, Nova Scotia
- Mapping the Georgian World: Global Power & Maps in the Reign of George III
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: New Brunswick Loyalist Story Mapping Project
- JAR: The Loyalist Raid on Newtown: The Consequences of Being Surprised
- JAR: Richard Howe, Admiral of the British Fleet in NA and Peace Commissioner
- Ben Franklin's World: The Value of the Enslaved from Womb to Grave
- Panoramic Watercolors Made on Beacon Hill, Boston
- Where in the World are Your Photos?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries:
      + How "Loyal" Were Our Loyalist Ancestors?
      + List of Loyalists Upbound from Montreal in 1784

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-09: March 4, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018: Registration Form is Available
- New Brunswick Newspapers and the Black Loyalists, by Stephen Davidson
- 17 'UE' Loyalists of Ireland & Northern Ireland
- Does Your Loyalist Lineage Touch Kings County in Nova Scotia?
- Washington's Quill: Janet Livingston Montgomery
- JAR: Gone Bad?: American Patriot Andrew Gilman
- JAR: Women on Trial: British Soldiers' Wives Tried by Court Martial
- Ben Franklin's World: House Divided: The Revolution in Ben Franklin's House
- Irish Family History Lecture Tour, March 3-20 (March 10 in Ottawa)
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Donald Thompson, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-08: February 25, 2018
- The Claimants of February 1788 (Part Four of Four), by Stephen Davidson
- African Heritage Month 2018: Nova Scotia Museum Collections
- A Nitpick Regarding The [Vaccination] Nitpick
- In The Footsteps of Our Irish Palatine Ancestors
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Naming Culture in the Book of Negroes
- JAR: Patriots Turned Loyalist – The Experiences of Joseph Galloway and Isaac Low
- JAR: Born at Ticonderoga; Died at Waterloo
- Ben Franklin's World: Yellow Fever in the Early American Republic
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Thomas Allen Patterson, UE
      + Walter Roy Wintermute, UE
- Queries:
      + Applying for a Land Grant in New Brunswick
      + The Sutherlands of Sutherland Creek

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-07: February 18, 2018
- The Claimants of February 1788 (Part Three of Four), by Stephen Davidson
- Bus Tour: In The Footsteps of Our Irish Palatine Ancestors
- Book of Negroes; Joe and Daniel Odell
- Smallpox Vaccination
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: "De Iure" – Latin Legalese in New Brunswick Court Records
- JAR: JAR: Visiting Philip Schuyler's House of Dreams
- JAR: JAR: From Watchung to the Hudson: Sergeant Simon Giffin's Summer of 1777
- Ben Franklin's World: Colonial Port Cities and Slavery
- Compensation for Loyalist Land Lost in 1799
- Love and Friendship in Peace and War: Jacob Schieffelin, Loyalist
- Canada and the German Mercenaries of the American Revolution
- Museum of the American Revolution: Camping with Honest George
- Canadian Research: Resources on Facebook, by Gail Dever
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Robert Maxwell Morrow, UE
      + Bill Tye

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-06: February 11, 2018
- UELAC Conference 2018, Mark your Calendar, Book Your Room and Flight
- The Claimants of February 1788 (Part Two of Four), by Stephen Davidson
- Elijah Wallbridge: A Forgotten Late Loyalist
- Canada's History: Behind The Book of Negroes
- Eighteenth-Century Time, and Two Tall Clocks That Told It, c1796
- JAR: Moravians in the Middle: The Gnadenhutten Massacre
- The Junto: Survey on American History in the UK
- Ben Franklin's World: Spies, Patriots, and Traitors
- The Palatines to America German Genealogy Society 2018 National Conference
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Alec Zealand Beasley
      + Robert Smith Morrow, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-05: February 4, 2018
- The Claimants of February 1788 (Part One), by Stephen Davidson
- "Deluded and Ruined": Diana Bastian – Enslaved African Canadian Teenager
- Save The House of Captain John Moore UEL of The Forty
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Smallpox and Fear of Inoculation
- JAR: The Route is by Way of Winnisimmet: Chelsea and the Refugees
- Washington's Quill: Washington and the Governors
- Ben Franklin's World: Native Americans, British Colonists, and Trade in North America
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Queries:
      + Response re James Hughes, UE, Marysburgh

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-04: January 28, 2018
- Tracking Down Names in a 1774 Loyalist Newspaper (2 of 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Hugh Pudsey: Loyalist to Kings County, Nova Scotia
- Seeking More Loyalists of Kings County in Nova Scotia
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Being a Medical Student in the Eighteenth Century
- JAR: The Sad Account of Francis and Mary Archibald on the Maine Frontier
- The Junto: Review of Farrelly, Anti-Catholicism in America, 1620-1860
- Ben Franklin's World: Slavery in Early New England
- The Battle of Cowpens, South Carolina – January 17, 1781
- Loose Ends: George Washington and "Philip Langfit"
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post:
      + Dale Harry Ellsworth, UE
      + Vona Edna (DeWitt) Smith, UE
- Queries:
      + James Hughes, UE, of Marysburgh, Prince Edward County, Ontario
      + Further Response re George Harper and Benjamin Babcock

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-03: January 21, 2018
- Tracking Down Names in a 1774 Loyalist Newspaper (1 of 2), by Stephen Davidson
- James Rivington, Publisher
- Why Benedict Arnold Turned Traitor Against the American Revolution
- Battle of Young's House, Feb. 3, 1780
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Eighteenth Century British Military Medical Services
- JAR: Franklin's Secret Efforts to bring about Reconciliation
- JAR: Across the River: The Failure of the American Southern Strategy along the Savannah River
- Ben Franklin's World: The Religious Life of Benjamin Franklin
- Colonial North America at Harvard Library
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post:
      + Barbara Mary Burwell, UE
      + Brian Elmer (Butch) Fortman, UE
      + Mary Victoria Nelles (nee McClung)
- Queries:
      + Response re George Harper and Benjamin Babcock

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-02: January 14, 2018
- The Quest for Daniel Herring: Part 2 of 2, by Stephen Davidson
- UELAC Dorchester Award: Nominations Are Welcome
- Captain Robert Dove: Seeking More Loyalists of Kings County in Nova Scotia
- Borealia: A Community of Suffering: The Robie Women in Loyalist Halifax
- JAR: Baptism of Fire, Brunswick, New Jersey, June 1777
- JAR Review: The Hessians: Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association
- Ben Franklin's World: Colonists and Animals in North America
- January in the 18th Century, and the Ink is Frozen
- Battle of Saint-Pierre, Quebec – March '76
- Catecahassa or Black Hoof (c. 1740-1831)
- Research the Newly Digitized Ontario Land Registry Records
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Loyalist Directory Tidbits
- Queries:
      + Where was a Rebel Prisoner Held?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2018-01: January 7, 2018
- 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