The Apostle of Presbyterianism in the West, 1752-1833
The first full biography of John McMillan, dubbed “the apostle of Presbyterianism in the Western Country.”, this book also offers a detailed account of early civilization and settlement beyond the Alleghenies.
The first comprehensive biography of John McMillan, who “blew the Gospel trumpet”, and spread Presbyterianism west of the Alleghenies. McMillan was a missionary, minister, politician, patriarch, and a founder of Washington and Jefferson College. The book also offers a colorful hstory of the Scotch-Irish pioneers who tamed a rugged and hostile region of early America.