Richard Webster’s work traces Presbyterianism in America from its inception until the year 1760. The first part of begins with a narrative account of the displacement of Scottish and Irish Presbyterians to America and follows the development and growth of these churches. He gives careful attention to decisions of synods and presbyteries, personal correspondence, and disputes of the day. In the second part, Webster wtites around 200 biographical sketches of early American Presbyterians. He treats famous men like Gilbert Tennent, David Brainerd, and Samuel Davies, while including numerous entries on lesser known yet highly influential men like Jonathan Dickinson, Ebenezer Pemberton, and George Duffield. This book provides a valuable resource to those interested in the Presbyterianism of colonial America.