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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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2017 Newsletters

“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