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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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2020 Newsletters

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-41: October 18, 2020
- Fall 2020 Loyalist Gazette
- The Head of Elk: A Turning Point for Loyalists (Part 4 of 5), by Stephen Davidson
- Life of Susanna Harrington, Wife of Frederick Shelp, by Arden Wade
- Loyalist Settlement in New Brunswick: New Brunswick Loyalists
- The Yorktown Campaign
- JAR: Ethan Allen's Mysterious Defeat at Montreal – Reconsidered
- JAR: Britain's Last Throw of the Dice – The Charlestown Campaign of 1780
- Borealia: Loyalist Women and the Experience of Revolutionary Exile in Nova Scotia
- Ben Franklin's World: Elections & Voting in the Early Republic
- Jamestown: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: Hidden History in an American Ghost Story
- 18th Century Men's Banyans, Night Gowns, and Wrappers
- National Geographic's "Drain the Oceans" Reveals Shipwreck in the York River at Yorktown
- New Official Canadian Photographic Portrait of the Queen
- Believer or skeptic? Ghost stories attract people to learn about local heritage
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Place in New Brunswick called Glencoe Island

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-40: October 11, 2020
- New: UELAC Face Mask
- The Head of Elk: A Turning Point for Loyalists (Part 3 of 5), by Stephen Davidson
- David Dinsmore: Ulster-Scots Loyalist in South Carolina and Nova Scotia Exile
- Ten Great Revolutionary War Prints
- JAR: The Outlaw Cornelius Hatfield: Loyalist Partisan of the American Revolution
- JAR: Colonel Henry Jackson Accused of Misconduct at the Battle of Monmouth Court House
- Borealia: Settler Science in New Brunswick: The Brydone Jack Observatory and the Invention of European Sovereignty
- Ben Franklin's World: Democracy & Voting in British America
- Book: Pioneers of Florida 1776-1860: The Story of the Williams Family
- Book: Black Loyalists in New Brunswick, by Stephen Davidson, UE
- A Reader's Genealogical and Family History Journey
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Marion Isabelle Smith Tait, UE, DAR
      + Twila Luella (Wardell) Harpwood, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-39: October 4, 2020
- “Join the rEvolution”: UELAC Conference 2021 by Bridge Annex
- The Head of Elk: A Turning Point for Loyalists (Part 2 of 5), by Stephen Davidson
- Book Review: 18th Century Loyalist Recipes
- JAR: The Battle of Shallow Ford, October 14, 1780
- JAR: Thomas Pownall, Governor of Massachusetts, January 1759-1760
- Borealia: Success/Failure? Louis Riel and the History of Policing Canada
- Colonial Williamsburg: Creating an Embroidered Coat for George Washington
- Crossing the Atlantic: Passengers of the Arbella, 1630
- The Loyalist Gazette, Fall Issue 2020
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Migration into the Royal Townships in 1784

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-38: September 27, 2020
- The Head of Elk: A Turning Point for Loyalists (Part 1 of 5), by Stephen Davidson
- Book: St. Lawrence Branch UELAC Launches Loyalists At Table
- Book Review: Loyalist History of Nova Scotia
- JAR: The Mysterious March of Horatio Gates
- JAR: What Killed Prisoners of War? A Medical Investigation
- Borealia: The Disappearing Daughters of Jerusalem: Erasing Women from Early Canadian Methodist History
- Ben Franklin's World: Acadie 300
- The Spoils of War, in Baby Shoes & a Patchwork Quilt
- Just a Pinch of Salt
- Historic Burlington ON Cemetery Needs Expensive Repairs
- Curious Canadian Cemeteries: The Toronto Necropolis
- Resource: The Loyalist Claims on Twitter
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Brenda Ferguson

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-37: September 20, 2020
- Well-to-Do Loyalist Widows in London (Part 4 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Kelly Arlene Grant: Spring 2020: a Tale of Two Jackets
- JAR: The First Efforts to Limit the African Slave Trade Arise in the American Revolution (Part 1)
- JAR: Battle of the Saintes
- Borealia: The Readers called Methodists: A Review of Pulpit, Press, and Politics
- Ben Franklin's World: Tacky's Revolt
- National Trust Canada: The Legacy of Labour and Industry in 5 Historic Places
- Jamestown: 450th Commemoration of Ajacán – the Spanish Mission of 1570
- Researching German Ancestors: Virtual Conference, Oct 17 & 24
- "Investigating Indentured Servitude," a digital exploration of 1770s data
- Loyalist Quarterly Newsletter, Sept 2020, by Paul J. Bunnell, UE
- 10 Free Webinars From Legacy Until 24 Sept
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Kingston Branch Meeting via Zoom, Sept. 26 – all invited
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Response re Captain Silas Emes

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-36: September 13, 2020
- Well-to-Do Loyalist Widows in London (Part 3 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Stephanie Seal Walters Defended her PhD Dissertation
- Father-son journey to Digby County NS shines light on little-known Black history
- JAR: L'Expédition Particuliere: Winter 1780 and the Battle of Cape Henry
- JAR: Margaret Eustace and Her Family Pass through the American Revolution
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Death and Suicide in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, 1784-1850
- Borealia: The State and Organized Rifle Shooting in Nova Scotia in the 1860s
- Ben Franklin's World: The Business of Slavery
- Call for Proposals: New Brunswick Stories and Storytellers: A Pre-Confederation Collection
- Better Subjects for Local Docu-series on Prince Edward County
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + The Glengarry, Nor'Westers & Loyalist Museum – Glengarry Harvest Lunch
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-35: September 10, 2020
- Well-to-Do Loyalist Widows in London (Part 2 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Sir Guy Carleton Branch Certificate Applications
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Where in the World is Stephen Davidson and Who is he With?
- Last Post: Dennis Lachlin Lloyd, UE
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-34: August 23, 2020
- Well-to-Do Loyalist Widows in London (Part 1 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- A Special Scholarship Invitation: Dissertation Defense by Stephanie Seal Walters
- Aaron Burr, a Bust of Napoleon, and Dreams of Conquest
- Illustrated Diary of 18th-Century Sailor
- JAR: Countervailing Colonial Perspectives on Quartering the British Army
- JAR: Did John Adams Respond to Abigail's "Remember the Ladies"?
- Map of Massachusetts Proper, 1802
- Book: World of Trouble: A Philadelphia Quaker Family's Journey through the American Revolution
- Book: Defiance of the Patriots, The Boston Tea Party, and the Making of America
- A Late-Summer Nova Scotia Jaunt Reveals an Undertow of Fear
- National Trust: 5 of our Favourite #VisitLists for Historic Places Day
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Colin Myers Brown, UE
- Queries
      + Records of the Soldiers for the European Principalities

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-33: August 16, 2020
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge: It Was a Very Good Year!
- The Baileys and the Callahans: Friends in Difficult Days (Part 5), by Stephen Davidson
- Donation Tax Receipts
- When Did the American Revolution Begin?
- Book: On The Loyalist Trail: Loyalist History of Nova Scotia
- Book About General Peter Muhlenberg
- JAR: A Painter Abroad: John Singleton Copley Writes to His Wife
- Ben Franklin's World: The British Are Coming
- Pins, the Georgian Post-It Used by Jane Austen
- “Horrid Scenes of Villainy”: The Stamp Act Protest of August 1765
- Jamestown: “Many Wilde & Vast Projects” – Economic Alternatives In Tenuous Times
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-32: August 9, 2020
- The Baileys and the Callahans: Friends in Difficult Days (Part 4), by Stephen Davidson
- The Life of Stephen Watts, by Gavin Watt
- Comment About "Longhouse Lost: The Battle of Oriskany and the Iroquois Civil War"
- JAR: A "Truly Noble" Resistance: The Sons of Liberty in Connecticut
- JAR: A Visit to Fort Mifflin on the Delaware
- The Launch of the Massachusetts Spy
- King's Chapel Interior Color Schemes & Georgian Architecture
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + National Trust for Canada: August is all about VisitLists
      + Stormerlige Films Projects Coming Soon
      + New Book in 2021: The Knotted Rope, by Jean Rae Baxter
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Ronald Coleman

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-31: August 2, 2020
- A Universal Despair and Phrenzy: A Loyalist's letter of August 1782
- The Baileys and the Callahans: Friends in Difficult Days (Part 3), by Stephen Davidson
- Clarifying Two Widows Named Grant
- JAR: Longhouse Lost: The Battle of Oriskany and the Iroquois Civil War
- Book About Philip Eamer Family: Three River Valleys Called Home
- Boston 1775: Safe No Where But In His House
- The Enslavement of African People in Canada (c. 1629-1834)
- Those Mysterious 18thc Masks
- How Much Did 18Th-Century Women Know About Their Clothes?
- JAR: Coronavirus 2020? Nope. The Speckled Monster of 1764
- Resource: Webinar on "Researching a Loyalist Soldier"
- Help to Create the New Loyalist Exhibit at the GLNM Before the UELAC 2021 Conference
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Happy Birthday Alfreda Bingle-Jeffries, UE
      + American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Rev Charlotte Moore, UE
      + Theodore Alexander Curylo, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-30: July 26, 2020
- Ontario Celebrates Emancipation Day on August 1
- The Baileys and the Callahans: Friends in Difficult Days (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Richard Carpenter: Barber and Swimmer
- The Female Food Riots of the American Revolution
- UELAC Committees and Projects
- Would You Help The Virtual Application Committee?
- Uniting the States: The Papers of John Adams, Volume 20
- Book: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-Century British World
- JAR: The Journal of Dr. Edmund Hagen, Privateer and Prisoner of War
- JAR: Certain British and British American Actors in the Southern Theater of the War
- The Junto: Call for Papers: Materializing Race in Vast Early America
- All Things Georgian: How to set up a school in 1770
- Webinar: Researching a Loyalist Soldier
- Mayflower 400th Anniversary Virtual Celebrations
- Two Excellent Books About Life in and Around the War of 1812
- A Rare Loyalist Case, by Brian McConnell
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-29: July 19, 2020
- British Columbia ‘Loyalist Day’
- The View from Here: Stephanie Seal-Walters, PhD Candidate
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge Update: Week 8
- The Baileys and the Callahans: Friends in Difficult Days (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- The American Revolution in the Eyes of Other Countries
- Camp Hill Cemetery, Halifax NS, a Loyalist Resting Place
- JAR: Creating Order: Rufus King and the Nascent American Republic
- Borealia: Teach my Research: Food, Colonization, and Religion in New France
- The Junto: Hunting Shirts, Backcountry Culture, and "Playing Indian" in the American RevolutionA
- Ben Franklin's World: Polygamy: An Early American History
- Book: The Battles of Connecticut Farms and Springfield, 1780
- How the Key to the Bastille Ended Up in George Washington's Possession
- Hard to Read Gravestones: The Mirror Trick
- Asking a Question Can Bring Amazing Results
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Proof for Isaac Culp, Son of John and Elizabeth Smith

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-28: July 12, 2020
- The View from Here: Zoe Louise Jackson, MA Student, UNB Fredericton
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge Update: Week 7 – We Did It!
- A Reality Check for Loyalist Stereotypes, by Stephen Davidson
- Webinar on Demand: 1774, The Long Year of Revolution
- Unclaimed Runaways and the Power Struggles of Colonial Haiti
- JAR: The Fall of Fort Washington: The "Bunker Hill Effect"?
- JAR: L'Expédition Particulière crosses the Atlantic: The French Rally to the American Cause
- JAR: Did Yellow Fever Save the United States?
- Newmarket men stepped up to bravely fight in War of 1812
- Hamilton, Ontario
- All Things Georgian: 18th Century Stomachers
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Wilbert (Bill) Heather
      + Kenneth Gordon Runions, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-27: July 5, 2020
- The View from Here: Kelly A. Grant, PhD candidate, Concordia University
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge Update: Week 6
- Decoding the Book of Negroes (Part 4 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Coronavirus, BLM, and Trump: What Hidden Secret of July 4th Can Save Us?
- Loyalist Quarterly Newsletter, June 2020, by Paul J. Bunnell, UE
- Deborah Sampson: The Female Soldier
- Teaching American History With NYPL Digital Collections: Revolutionary New York
- Book: The Rebel and the Tory: Ethan Allen, Philip Skene, and the Dawn of Vermont
- JAR: Lessons from an Outbreak: Smallpox in the Hudson Highlands, 1781
- JAR: Superheroes of the American Revolution
- Borealia: Remembering the First World War
- Ben Franklin's World: Whose Fourth of July?
- Recreating Revolutionary Cities: An Interview with Serena Zabin
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + St. Alban's Church: Update and Open for Tours
      + Canada launches Historic Places Day
      + Fort Plain Museum's American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-26: June 28, 2020
- The View from Here: Jonathan Bayer, PhD Student, UNB
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge Update: Week 5
- Everything's Coming Up Roses
- Decoding the Book of Negroes (Part 3 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- A Loyalist Petitions For Equal Treatment For Black Loyalists
- Canada and the American Revolution
- JAR: Reasons Against the Renewal of the Sugar Act (Part 3)
- JAR: Tower of Victory
- National Trust for Canada: Celebrating the Vitality of the French Language in Canada
- Eliza Hamilton as the Heroine in a Lesson on "Deceitful Appearances", 1855
- House of Captain William Peirce on Jamestown Island in 1625
- Whist: Playing, and Cheating
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + First Loyalist Day in Ontario in 1998: Video
      + Fort Plain Museum and Historical Park Book Store
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Land Claims by British and Hessian Soldiers

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-25: June 21, 2020
- The View from Here: Richard Yeomans, PhD Student, UNB
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge Update: Week 4
- Decoding the Book of Negroes (Part 2 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- "Don't Fire Till You See The Whites Of Their Eyes."
- JAR: Reasons Against the Renewal of the Sugar Act (Part 2)
- JAR: Williamsburg Becomes an Armed Camp, 1775
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Radical German Loyalism in the American Revolution
- June is National Indigenous History Month
- Yet We Are Men: African Americans Fight for Freedom and Equality After the Revolution
- Access to Graveyards osn Private Property; Solomon Kendall, a Black Loyalist
- Good Ship Raleigh and New Hampshire
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Members of the Kawartha Branch
      + Other Loyalist Days in June
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-24: June 14, 2020
- Loyalist Day in Ontario, Saskatchewan and Edmonton, Alberta
- An Inconvenient Truth, by Stephen Davidson
- Why UELAC Scholarship Matters
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge Update: Week 3
- Decoding the Book of Negroes (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- The Myth of Intolerance of Loyalists
- Beaver Harbour NB Abolishes Slavery
- Fort Erie ON Mayor on Racism
- JAR: Reasons Against the Renewal of the Sugar Act (Part 1)
- Book Review: Sailing Under John Paul Jones: The Memoir of Continental Navy Midshipman Nathaniel Fanning
- Borealia: Introducing Loyalist Migrations
- Enslaved Belinda Sutton's Petition for Reparations
- Slavery and the British Country House
- Robert Outhouse, Tiverton NS and Pleasant Hill Cemetery
- Surveyors
- Resources: Primary Sources Online: JAR Contributor Recommendations
- How Many Hand-sewn Stitches in an 18thc Man's Shirt?
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Webinar: Loyal Then, Loyal Now, Featuring Linda Corupe
      + Loyalist Day in Ontario: Kawartha Branch
      + Webinar: Researching a Loyalist Soldier
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Wallace Edmond McLeod, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-23: June 7, 2020
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge: A Word from Tim
- Scholarship Update: Week 2
- A Loyalist Doctor of New Brunswick: A Fatal House Call, by Stephen Davidson
- Remembering the Soldiers Who Didn't Die in Combat
- Was Banestre Tarleton That Bad?
- JAR: Williamsburg on the Eve of War
- Borealia: New Books in Early Canadian History, May-December 2020
- Ben Franklin's World: Pets in Early America
- Book Review: George Rogers Clark and William Croghan: A Story of the Revolution, Settlement, and Early Life
- The Militia...would never act against the Rioters
- Is Monday Laundry Day In Your House?
- Life of a 1700s Surveyor
- Kelly Arlene Grant: Fighting Feelings of Perceived Laziness
- Where in the World?
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Surveying in British North American Colonies
      + Jonathan Bedford Jr., Son of Jonathan Bedford Sr., UEL

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-22: May 31, 2020
- Reminder: Registration and Proxies for UELAC Annual General Meeting
- 2020 Scholarship Challenge
- Scholarship Update: Have We Got News For You!
- Tim Compeau Receives Huron University College Teaching Award
- A Loyalist Doctor of New Brunswick: Friends in the Time of War, by Stephen Davidson
- Update on Skeletal Remains Found in Ridgefield CT
- There's Gold in Those Goose Quills
- Sanitary Conditions in York, June 1832, by Chris Raible
- Borealia: The Militia and Civic Community in Colonial New Brunswick, 1786-1816
- JAR: Memorial Day: Recovering the Service of William Tiller, American Soldier
- JAR: George Washington's 1777 Wilmington, Delaware, Headquarters: Insights to an Unmarked Site
- Wedding Shoes – From Treasures Afoot, by Kimberly S. Alexander
- "The Fair Secluder": Social-Distancing on Nantucket, c1797
- Update: St. Alban The Martyr Anglican Church
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Nova Scotia Branch
      + Canada Historic Places Day is July 4
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-21: May 24, 2020
- Loyalist Gazette Spring 2020 Issue
- Scholarship Challenge 2020: Looking Ahead with 20/20 Vision
- The Refugee Doctors of Fredericton, New Brunswick (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- Addendum to "Leading Loyalists through No-Man's Land"
- Christ Church Anglican in Karsdale, Annapolis County, Nova Scotia
- New Material Published on Georgian Papers Online
- 1832 Cholera Chronicle (Part 6), by Chris Raible
- JAR: Orders Issued by Benedict Arnold, Commander-in-Chief, to the Captain of the Liberty
- JAR: Blue Mountain Valley and the Rise of Lord Stirling
- Borealia: Teach My Research
- Ben Franklin's World: Walter Ralegh, Architect of Empire
- More on Fort Churchill, and Goose Quills in Particular
- An American in Paris, 1786: John Trumbull and Marie Marguerite Carreaux de Rosemond
- Virtual Presentation: Palatine Loyalists from the Hudson Valley
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Queen Victoria: How Well Do You Know Her
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-20: May 17, 2020
- The Refugee Doctors of Fredericton, New Brunswick (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- The History Of Upper And Lower Canada
- 1832 Cholera Chronicle (Part 5), by Chris Raible
- Loyalist Jews During the American Revolution: The Loyalist Diaspora (Part 3)
- Borealia: Women Also Know Revolution (Part 2)
- JAR: Casimir Pulaski and the Threat to the Upper Delaware River Valley
- JAR: Thomas Jefferson and the Public Benefits of Epidemics
- The Junto: Early American Women Unmasked
- Book: Fort Plain, Fork Plank, Fort Rensselaer: The Revolutionary War Forts of Canajohary
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Saint John NB To Mark 235th Birthday Virtually
      + Award for Carol Harding UE, Nova Scotia Branch
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post
      + Norma Jean (Smith) Coleman, UE
      + Amy Frances (Mallett) Forsyth
- Queries
      + Query and Comments About Fort Churchill
      + Three Generations of Moses Rolfe Leads to Confusing Dates

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-19: May 10, 2020
- Spring 2020 Loyalist Gazette: Are You A Member? Access The Digital Version
- UELAC Annual General Meeting: Details Available Now
- Loyalist Migrations Mapping Project Update
- Colonel John Peters: Sufferings, Services and Scandalous Treatment, by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Jews During the American Revolution: The Loyalist Diaspora (Part 2)
- Kelly Arlene Grant: Sew Along At Home – Overhaul My Kit
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Named in Freedom: Children in the Book of Negroes
- Borealia: Women Also Know Revolution
- JAR: General Charles Lee Imposes Oaths of Allegiance on Newport Tories, 1775
- JAR: Revolutionary Revenge On Hudson Bay, 1782
- Ben Franklin's World: Victoria Johnson, David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Early Republic
- Forgotten Revolutionaries: Camp Followers Discovery Cart
- Reporting on the Battle of Lexington, 1775: Fake News and the Massachusetts Spy
- 1832 Cholera Chronicle (Part 4), by Chris Raible
- Typhus in the Day of Jane Austen (1775-1817)
- Old St. Edward's Loyalist Church, Clementsport NS
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Helen "Ruth" (Wright) MacDonald and Norman Warren Franklyn

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-18: May 3, 2020
- Major Zadock Wright: Loyal Citizen of a New Kingdom, by Stephen Davidson
- Same Theme, New Topic: Ask A Scholar
- The Waldeck Settlement in Nova Scotia
- Origin of the Name of Brinley Town NS
- From Diplomacy to "Defence": Vol 18, The Papers of John Adams
- Boston and Smallpox
- 1832 Cholera Chronicle (Part 3), by Chris Raible
- Jewish Heritage Month: Loyalist Jews
- Loyalist Jews During the American Revolution: The Loyalist Diaspora (Part 1)
- JAR: Cornwallis and the Winter Campaign, January to April 1781
- Book Review: 1774: The Long Year of Revolution
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Queries
      + Disbanded Troops and Loyalists
      + UE or U.E.

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-17: April 26, 2020
- Loyalist Trails: History for the Loyalist Era
- Zadock Wright and John Peters: Leading Loyalists through No-Man's Land, by Stephen Davidson
- How (Not) To Start A Revolution
- A Solid Source for the "Whites of Their Eyes" Tradition
- JAR: Stony Point: The Second Occupation, July - October, 1779
- JAR: Outbreak! New York, 1779
- Georgian Papers: Cutting, Slicing, Pasting: Royal Female Friendship and Domestic Craft
- 1832 Cholera Chronicle (Part 2), by Chris Raible
- Canadian History After COVID-19
- Learning the Alphabet, and More, in the 18th Century
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Review Nova Scotia Branch Meeting, Fall 2019
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Barbara Colleen (Smith) Nelson, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-16: April 19, 2020
- Loyalist Gazette: Status
- 'Loyalist' Project Teams up to Map History
- Prisoner of War, Refugee, and Returnee: The Story of Major John Kissam (Part 3), by Stephen Davidson
- An Outbreak Of Violence
- Bishop Charles Inglis, Clermont and a Nova Scotia Heritage Apple
- The Answer is Out There: Scholarship Update
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Revolutionary Palaeography
- Borealia: Great Lives, the perfect pandemic podcast
- JAR: The Fighting Parson's Farewell Sermon
- JAR: Attack up the Connecticut River: The First British Raid on Essex
- 1832 Cholera Chronicle (Part 1), by Chris Raiblev - What We Can Learn From 1918 Influenza Diaries - In the war on COVID-19, Canadians are deferential, Americans defiant – Who's right?
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post
      + Reginald Victor Eamer, UE
      + Roy Allan David Jaynes, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-15: April 12, 2020
- Prisoner of War, Refugee, and Returnee: The Story of Major John Kissam (Part 2), by Stephen Davidson
- The Coronovirus Pandemic
      + Toronto Epidemics: The Beginning
      + W.O. Raymond – Smallpox Outbreak 1901-02
      + The Crown vs. The Coronavirus
      + The Symbolic and Historical Significance of the Queen's Turquoise Brooch
- Borealia: Liberal-Whig History
- JAR: What They Saw and Did at Yorktown's Redoubts 9 and 10
- JAR: Scouting the American Revolution: The French Intelligence Community
- Colonial Williamsburg: Buckle Up!
- Resource: Ontario's History Is Now Available Online
- Nicholas Peterson "II", His Sons and a Grandson
- Where in the World?
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Queries
      + Military Unit in Which Ithiel Towner Served
      + Copy of "Rum 'n Ribbons" by George Leard in Loyalist Gazette (v.21, no.1)

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-14: April 5, 2020
- Prisoner of War, Refugee, and Returnee: The Story of Major John Kissam (Part 1), by Stephen Davidson
- Smallpox in Nova Scotia 1749-1799
- Smallpox: George Washington's Experience and Program
- Major Illnesses And The Mosquito Influence
- Borealia: Quarantine in the Northwest: The Hudson's Bay Company's Measures to Stop the 1779-1783 Smallpox Epidemic
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Geo-Historical Sleuthing: New Jersey Edition
- JAR: The British Invasion of the Bahamas, 1783: One of the Final Actions of the American Revolution
- JAR: An Economist's Solution to the War: Adam Smith and the Rebelling Colonies
- A Silk Vest Honoring the Marquis de Lafayette, 1824
- American Shipwreck Finally Identified – And it's Revolutionary!
- NEW! Loyalists Fighting the Pandemic!
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Vancouver Branch and BC Genealogical Society
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Ken Fitchett, UE
      + Gordon Moffatt Vance, UE
- Queries
      + Daniel Eamer, Son of Peter Eamer UEL

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-13: March 29, 2020
- UELAC Conference 2020 Cancelled
- Scholarship News Update – It's Official!
- Hazardous Assistance: Stories of the Loyalist Underground (Part 4 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- The Littlest Camp Followers, c1775
- "Though Dwelling in a Land of Freedom": The John Vassal Estate and a Slave Family
- Borealia: Killer Advertising – How Canadians Were Sold the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic
- JAR: The Revolutionary War Origin of the Whistleblower Law
- JAR: The Yellow Fever Outbreak of 1793: Nine Observations and Lessons
- Washington's Quill: Henry Lee Jr.'s Partisan Corps at Paulus Hook
- Now & Then: Susan and Gene Bebamash
- Webinars and Videos from Jamestown Settlement and American Revolution Museum
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post: Jean Elizabeth (nee Harris) Stewart, UE
- Queries
      + The British Army and Smallpox

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-12: March 22, 2020
- UELAC Conference 2020: Covid-19 Virus Update
- UELAC Dorchester Award
- Hazardous Assistance: Stories of the Loyalist Underground (Part 3 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- More on Rev. Dr. Jonathan Odell
- St. Patrick's Day, Boston Evacuation Day and Størmerlige Films
- Little Hyatt One-room Schoolhouse: Looking Back and Reaching Out
- Addendum to Nelles Manor
- JAR: The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Misfortune: The Fall of Fort Motte
- JAR: Trading Generals
- The Junto: Interview with Brooke N. Newman, author of A Dark Inheritance: Blood, Race, and Sex in Colonial Jamaica
- Canadian Heritage Matters: Blurred Lines: History, Heritage and Authenticity
- Book Review: Tea in 18th Century America
- Resource: Nova Scotia Archives Land Papers, 1765-1800
- Loyalist Quarterly Newsletter, March 2020, by Paul J. Bunnell, UE
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post
      + Shirley Jean Fellowes, UE
      + Douglas Kaye Hicks
- Queries
      + Proof that Mary Gage Horning is the Daughter of William & Susanna Gage

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-11: March 15, 2020
- UELAC Conference 2020: Covid-19 Virus Update
- Welcome 2020 Loyalist Scholar Richard Yeomans
- I Can See Clearly Now: Scholarship Challenge May 2020
- Hazardous Assistance: Stories of the Loyalist Underground (Part 2 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Comment on "Hazardous Assistance" Re Obenholt
- Kelly Arlene Grant: The Sestercentennial Begins: Boston Massacre 250th
- JAR: Aggressive-Minded Gamblers: Washington, Howe, and the Days Between Battles, September 1777
- JAR: Two Book Reviews: Journal of the Hessian Jäger Corps and The Disaffected
- Nelles Manor Museum (Grimsby, ON) Built by Robert Nelles UEL
- Found: Infant Shirts (Newport Historical Society)
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Grand River Branch March 21 meeting cancelled
      + Sir Guy Carleton Branch April 4 meeting cancelled
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: George John Rawlins
- Queries
      + Where Would the Rebels Have Confined a Family with Small Children?

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-10: March 8, 2020
- Registration is Open for UELAC Conference 2020: "Eyes on the Heart of the Continent"
- Hazardous Assistance: Stories of the Loyalist Underground (Part 1 of 4), by Stephen Davidson
- Digby's First Framed House Builder - A Loyalist Born in Ireland
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: A Tree Grows in Planter Nova Scotia
- JAR: How to Write Like a Revolutionary War Spy
- JAR: Mapping the Battle of Eutaw Springs: Modern GIS Solves a Historic Mystery
- Friday, 2 Mar 1770: Five Ways of Looking at a Brawl (3 Days Before the Boston Massacre)
- A Town Meeting for a Town in Turmoil After the Boston Massacre
- Eyewitness William Wyat Describes the Boston Massacre
- The Boston Massacre: Deadly Squabble Was Not Quite As The Propaganda Portrayed It
- Six Things Everyone Gets Wrong about the Boston Massacre
- Book Review: Stripped and Script: Loyalist Women Writers of the American Revolution
- Draughts or Checkers in the 1700 and 1800s
- Region and Branch Bits
      + St. Lawrence Branch UELAC Receives Grant
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-09: March 1, 2020
- UELAC Conference 2020: "Eyes on the Heart of the Continent"
- Daniel Bliss: Epitaph Writer (Part Two), by Stephen Davidson
- Jacob Getcheus – Master of ships supporting American Patriots, British, and Black Loyalists
- JAR: The Grand Affray at Golden Hill: New York City, Jan. 19, 1770
- JAR: Rutland's Rebellion: Defending Local Governance during the Revolution
- Kelly Arlene Grant: Revisiting Short Stays
- All Things Georgian: Employment opportunities for girls in the eighteenth-century
- A Personal Touch: The Wedding Shoes of a New England Groom, c1819
- Canadian Heritage Matters: St. Andrew's Church (Grimsby, Ontario) Fonds
- Eastern Canada was born of Imperial Loyalty; The West of Frontier Freedom
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Toronto Branch "Stepping out with the Spanish Lady" (March 18)
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Charles Neil Morrison Lund, UE, MSc, P.Eng

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-08: February 23, 2020
- Daniel Bliss: Epitaph Writer (Part One), by Stephen Davidson
- The Vineland Mennonite Burial Ground
- JAR: Plight of the Loyalist Refugees of Lloyd's Neck, Long Island
- JAR: General Isaac Gregory's Fictitious Treason
- Riot at the Richardson House, Boston, Five years before the War
- Washington's Quill: My Experience with The Situation Room at Mount Vernon
- Gossip, Sex and Redcoats: On the Build-Up to the Boston Massacre
- Catching Up On Kelly Arlene Grant's Projects
- An Irish-Stitch Wallet, 1776, with a Revolutionary Past
- Exploring the Black Canadian Legacy through Heritage Places
- Ashley Harper Receives Lieutenant Governor's Heritage Award
- UE Loyalist Certificates Issued Recently
- Where in the World?
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Gov. Simcoe Branch: March 4
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post: Patrick Galt, UE

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-07: February 16, 2020
- UELAC Conference 2021 hosted by Bridge Annex – Online Preview Feb. 19
- Thomas Knox, Deputy Muster Master (Part Three), by Stephen Davidson
- Digby's Oldest Loyalist Gravestone, Jacob Getcheus and Black Loyalists
- JAR: The Death of Lt. Michael Grosh: the Maryland Militia at Germantown
- JAR: Maj. Gen. John Sullivan and the Occupation of Easton, Pennsylvania
- Dogs' discovery of Revolutionary War graves leads to preservation victory
- JAR Book Review: The Redcoat in America: The Diaries of Lieutenant William Bamford
- Abolishing Monarchy in Canada will Complete Colonization of Indigenous People
- Norfolk Arts Centre in Simcoe Ont. Closed
- New Family Name Ribbon For War of 1812 Available from UELAC Catalogue
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-06: February 9, 2020
- Thomas Knox, Deputy Muster Master (Part Two), by Stephen Davidson
- St. Lawrence Branch Project to Mark Cemeteries with Loyalist Burials
- JAR: Information Operations: The Provincial Congress Shapes the Narrative in Great Britain
- JAR: "Mad Anthony" – The Reality Behind the Nickname
- The 'Forgotten Soldier' exhibition in Yorktown tells the sacrifices of African Americans during the Revolution
- Brockville, ON: Connection to the Group of Seven
- National Trust for Canada: 5 Historic Places With a Soft Spot for Romance
- Region and Branch Bits
      + St. Lawrence Branch Outreach: Feb. 22
      + American Revolution Mohawk Valley Conference, June 11-14
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-05: February 2, 2020
- UELAC Annual Conference Hosted by Manitoba Branch: Update
- Thomas Knox, Deputy Muster Master (Part One), by Stephen Davidson
- George III's Collection of Military Maps published online
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Treasures in America's Historical Newspapers: Early American Newspapers
- Black Loyalists Fought for Their Freedom During the American Revolution
- JAR: John Morgan vs. William Shippen: The Battle that Defined the Continental Medical Department
- JAR: France and Spain Invade England ... Almost
- Washington's Quill: George Washington Sees Automatons in Action
- A Sampler of Bethiah Hastings
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Burlington, ON – February
      + Victoria, BC – Feb. 9
      + Chilliwack, BC Branch, Feb. 15
      + Kawartha, ON: 16 February
      + Kingston, ON: Feb. 18 & Feb. 21
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-04: January 26, 2020
- UELAC Annual Conference, Hosted by Manitoba Branch, June 24-28
- Dr. John Gamble: Loyalist Doctor, by Stephen Davidson
- Addendum to Kingston [Ontario] Lower Burial Ground
- Borealia: Book Review: Jacksonian America and the Canadian Rebellion
- JAR: Henry Laurens and the Grand Tour of Europe
- JAR: The Lenape Origins of an Independent America: The Catalyst of Pontiac's War, 1763-1765
- Washington's Quill: Appleton P. C. Griffin: Bibliographer Extraordinaire and An Editor's Friend
- The Junto: Professional Motherhood: A New Interpretation of Women in the Early Republic
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Queries
      + Response re Ziba Pope's Personal Journals
- Editor's Note

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-03: January 19, 2020
- A Loyalist Doctor's House Call, by Stephen Davidson
- Kingston [Ontario] Lower Burial Ground
- Borealia: Book Review: Jacksonian America and the Canadian Rebellion
- JAR: Betty Zane and the Siege of Fort Henry, September 1782
- JAR: Tapping America's Wealth to Fund the Revolution: Two Good Ideas that Went Awry
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Assiniboine Branch Project: UELAC Calendar for 2021 – Please Contribute
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Last Post
      + Dorothy (Evans) Ellsworth
- Queries
      + A Book or Publication About Ziba Pope's Personal Journals
- Editor's Note: Away; Website Issues

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-02: January 12, 2020
- UELAC Annual Conference To Be Hosted by Manitoba Branch, June 24-28
- Penuel Grant: Loyalist Officer's Widow and New Brunswick Pioneer (Part Two), by Stephen Davidson
- Loyalist Monuments: Saint John Trinity Anglican Church Added
- Honouring The Loyalists
- “My Phillips Family Story,” by Bruce Pitts
- Canadian Heritage Matters: A Tour of King's Square, Saint John, NB
- Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Early Loyalist Vital Statistics in NB: The Marianne Grey Otty Database
- JAR: The Fear of Domination: Resistance Against Tyranny
- JAR: Smoking the Smallpox Sufferers
- Washington's Quill: Henry Lee Jr.'s Partisan Corps in its First Action
- Hudson's Bay Company Archives Microfilm Digitization
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory

“Loyalist Trails” UELAC newsletter 2020-01: January 5, 2020
- Penuel Grant: Loyalist Officer's Widow and New Brunswick Pioneer (Part One), by Stephen Davidson
- The Black Cemetery at Conway & Brinley Town, by Brian McConnell, UE
- The Resolutions of the Stamp Act Congress
- JAR: Lord Dunmore's Proclamation: Information and Slavery
- JAR: Why Newport, Rhode Island, Scorned the French
- Ben Franklin's World: Paul Revere's Ride Through History
- “Where BOSTONIA lifts her spires”
- The Regency Town House: The Servants' Quarters
- Correction to “Loyalist Township acquires three historic properties in Bath”
- Region and Branch Bits
      + Kingston & District Branch
- From the Twittersphere and Beyond
- Additions to the Loyalist Directory
- Last Post
      + Elizabeth Sewell, UE
      + Darrell Percy Sewell, UE
- Editor's Note