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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 2017-41: 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