Author: Stuart Lyall Manson

Stuart Lyall Manson ( is a professional independent historian based in Cornwall, Ontario, Canada. He is the author of the book series Sacred Ground: Loyalist Cemeteries of Eastern Ontario published by Global Heritage Press (

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Attended with Disagreeable Consequences: Cross-Border Shopping for Loyalist Provisions, 1783–1784

In the months following the end of the American Revolutionary War, British authorities in Canada desperately required supplies for refugee Loyalists slated to be resettled in that northern colony. The cross-border market that they targeted to meet these supply demands was ironic. They looked southward to a region of the United States that, during the […]

by Stuart Lyall Manson