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April 2021

Loyalist Trails 2021-15

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00April 12th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-15 (April 11, 2021)

In this issue:

  • Remembering Prince Philip & Lennoxville, Quebec, 1989
  • UELAC Conference 2021: be part of the story
  • Margaret Draper: Boston’s Loyalist Newspaper Publisher – Part Two by Stephen Davidson
  • JAR: Loyalist Slave-Owning Refugees in Postwar Jamaica
  • JAR: Fake News of the Surrender of Quebec: A Video Contribution
  • Ben Franklin’s World: Colonial Virginia Portraits
  • Call for Participants in Pandemic Methodologies Twitter Conference 2021
  • Query: Housing for Loyalist Troops and Families
  • Query: Mohawk Valley to Montreal via Oswegatchie
  • Where in the World is James Oborne UE?
  • Events:
    • Toronto Branch UELAC: Quakers and the American Revolution […]

Loyalist Trails 2021-14

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00April 6th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-14 (April 4, 2021)

In this issue:

  • Margaret Draper: Boston’s Loyalist Newspaper Publisher – Part 1 by Stephen Davidson UE
  • Isaac Bonnell: A Loyalist who Willed his Slaves to Freedom
  • A plan (map) of Boston, and its environs
  • JAR: Traders or Traitors? The New Jersey Shop License Law of 1780
  • Book Article: Stuart Manson’s Sacred Grounds: Loyalist Cemeteries of Eastern Ontario
  • JAR: Easy as Falling Off a Horse
  • Historic New England: Meet Deborah Sampson
  • History: Stitches of Resistance in Martha Washington’s Purple Silk Gown
  • How did the Georgians socialise at Easter?
  • Ben Franklin’s World: Origins of American Manufacturing
  • […]

March 2021

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021 #13

2021-04-15T15:31:29-04:00March 29th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

In this issue:

  • Loyalist History and a 1930s Road Trip Through Nova Scotia, Part 2 by Stephen Davidson UE
  • Dispatches: Todd Braisted: Benjamin W. Thompson’s Black Dragoons
  • Letter from an Officer on Board his Majesty’ s Ship Chatham 24 March 1776, at Boston
  • JAR Book Review: Valley Forge to Monmouth: Six Transformational Months of the American Revolution
  • The Aftermath of the Second Boston Tea Party
  • Resource: North Haven Annals
  • Washington’s Quill: Correcting the Record: George Washington to Samuel Huntington, April 10, 1781
  • Snuff Accessories: A History of the 1700 and 1800s
  • Book Article: Stuart Manson’s Sacred Grounds: Loyalist Cemeteries of Eastern Ontario
  • Books: A Loyalist’s Trilogy By Gerald Richardson Brown UE
  • Personal […]

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021 #12

2021-04-15T15:33:46-04:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

In this issue:

  • Loyalist History and a 1930s Road Trip Through Nova Scotia, Part 1 by Stephen Davidson UE
  • The Irish Among the Loyalists who Settled Digby
  • JAR: Nathanael Greene and the Challenge of Supplying the Southern Army
  • JAR: Virginia’s Independent Frontier Companies
  • New England Historical Society: Six Loyalist Houses
  • The Second Boston Tea Party in March 1774
  • The Patriotic Woolen Shoes of the Revolutionary Era
  • Borealia: Was New France a society of the “long Middle Ages”?
  • Book: Loyalist Descendants in Saskatchewan
  • Book: Sacred Ground: Loyalist Cemeteries of Eastern Ontario Vol 1
  • New Brunswick Loyalist Journeys: A Mapping and History Project
  • […]

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021 #11

2021-04-15T15:33:55-04:00March 15th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

In this issue:

  • Jacob Bailey: Loyalist Anthropologist, Part Two by Stephen Davidson UE
  • JAR: Thomas Read of Delaware, Part 3: Continental Navy Commander
  • JAR: Riflemen Run Riot: The Mutiny at Prospect Hill
  • A 1775 View of Boston by Lieutenant Richard Williams
  • Revolutionary War Battle Maps
  • Propaganda Warfare: Benjamin Franklin Fakes a Newspaper
  • How Hamilton’s Ryckman Neighbourhood became a loyalist nucleus
  • Gown: Brocaded silk with floss/fly fringe
  • Book: Mrs. Dalgairns’s Kitchen: Rediscovering ‘The Practice of Cookery’
  • Loyalist Certificates Issued in January and February
  • Events:
    • Victoria Branch”The Loyalists of Digby” Saturday 20 March @1:00PM ET @10:00AM PT
    • Kingston and District Branch”The 1786 Ernestown […]

Loyalist Trails 2021-10

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00March 8th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-10 (March 7, 2021)

In this issue:

  • Jacob Bailey: Loyalist Anthropologist, Part One by Stephen Davidson UE
  • Black History Month: Two Interviews with Stephen Davidson
  • History and memory of the seigneurial regime in Quebec
  • Ben Franklin’s World: The Boston Massacre: A Family History
  • 1774 Massacre Oration. “My sincere attachment to the interest of my country”
  • JAR: Thomas Read of Delaware, Part 1: The Creation of the Continental Navy
  • JAR: Thomas Read of Delaware, Part 2: Commodore in the Pennsylvania Navy
  • JAR: Seventeen Testimonies Seal New Smyrna’s Fate, 1777
  • Amendment to Book: Weaver Families of the Mohawk and St Lawrence […]

Loyalist Trails 2021-09

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00March 1st, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-09 (February 28, 2021)

In this issue:

  • The Many Legacies of Frederick William Hecht: Part Four by Stephen Davidson
  • What Slavery Looked Like in Canada
  • JAR: Such As Are Absolutely Free: Benjamin Thompson’s Black Dragoons
  • Washington’s Quill: Introducing Isaac and Kitty, Two Individuals Enslaved at Mount Vernon
  • Haldimand plans to take over historic cemetery in Canfield ON
  • JAR: Incredible Insults and Hardships: The Hostage Experience of Ebenezer Sullivan
  • Response to Query: What Impact did Loyalists have on the UK?
  • Saskatchewan Branch Book Project: “Loyalist Descendants in Saskatchewan”
  • Cliveden (Philadelphia) reconsiders Battle of Germantown reenactment
  • Kelly Arlene Grant: In […]

February 2021

Loyalist Trails 2021-08

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00February 22nd, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-08 (February 21, 2021)

In this issue:

  • UELAC Conference 2021: Registration is Open
  • The Many Legacies of Frederick William Hecht: Part Three by Stephen Davidson UE
  • Connecting Canada and Sierra Leone
  • JAR: Colonel Tye: Leader of Loyalist Raiders—and Runaway Slave
  • Ben Franklin’s World: Whitney Plantation Museum
  • Provincial Award for Heritage Excellence; Heritage Trust recognizes William Terry
  • Book: The Loyalists of Digby by Brian McConnell UE
  • JAR: The Impeachment of Senator William Blount—the First in American History
  • Toronto’s Oldest Continuously Inhabited Home
  • William Tudor Falls In Love With A Loyalist
  • Query: What Impact did Loyalists have on the UK?
  • Events:

Loyalist Trails 2021-07

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00February 16th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-07 (February 14, 2021)

In this issue:

  • The Many Legacies of Frederick William Hecht: Part Two by Stephen Davidson UE
  • Restoring the legacy of a ‘trailblazing’ Black Saint John writer
  • Trumpeter “Black Barney” of the Queen’s Rangers
  • JAR: Francis and Gottlieb Otto: Rebels or Loyalists?
  • JAR: Nineteenth-Century Remembrances of Black Revolutionary Veterans: Edward Hector, Bombardier and Wagoner
  • Boston 1775: Searching for Mr. Molineux’s Cannon
  • Pandemic boredom sparks record drive to prove Loyalist roots
  • Borealia: Debating (Canadian) Presentism: Narrative, Nation, and Macdonald in 2021
  • Query: Where are the Missing Muster Rolls Mentioned in the Loyalists of Quebec
  • NS Branch Resource: […]

Loyalist Trails 2021-06

2021-04-15T14:58:41-04:00February 8th, 2021|Categories: Loyalist Trails|

Loyalist Trails Newsletter 2021-06 (February 7, 2021)

In this issue:

  • UELAC Conference 2021: Event Map
  • The Many Legacies of Frederick William Hecht: Part One by Stephen Davidson
  • Captain Jacob Getcheus, Master of ships supporting American Patriots, British, and Black Loyalists
  • Col. John Peters Autobiography
  • Atlantic Loyalist Connections: Remote Research: Selected Online Resources for Loyalist History
  • Ben Franklin’s World: 1774: The Long Year of American Revolution
  • JAR: Nineteenth-Century Remembrances of Black Revolutionary Veterans: Hannah Till, George Washington’s Cook
  • JAR: Nineteenth-Century Remembrances of Black Revolutionary Veterans: Thomas Carney, Maryland Continental Soldier
  • Kelly Arlene Grant: Curtching Experiment
  • Getting Dressed: Clothing for a 17th Century English […]
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