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The UELAC Loyalist Trails Newsletter Archive

About Loyalist Trails

The UELAC publishes the weekly Loyalist Trails email newsletter for members and friends containing a variety of information items from the branches, the association, various committees, and individual contributors. Anyone interested in Loyalists and Loyalist-era history is welcome to subscribe to the newsletter. Please tell your friends.

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2018 Newsletters

“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