Anderson, T. C. Life of Rev. George Donnell, First Pastor of the Church in Lebanon; with A Sketch of the Scotch-Irish Race. Nashville, Tenn.: Published for the Author, 1859.
Blindstamped black cloth, ends and corners worn through, 5 x 7 1/2 inches, recent former owner's signature on the ffep, 334 generally clean pp., tight. End papers and tp foxed with some smudging. Good. Hardcover.  No. 125 in Roberts, Revival Literature: An Annotated Bibliography. "Details are provided on the southern revival of 1800." We would add, that there is much more on southern revivals in the book than that of 1800.
The author, Rev. Dr. Thomas Coulter Anderson, was president of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee.
The subject, Rev. George Donnell (1801-1845), Cumberland Presbyterian minister, b. Guilford Co., NC; d. Lebanon, TN. Converted at a camp-meeting at Sugg's Creek, TN, in 1819, and became active in prayer meetings and evangelism. He was licensed to preach by the Lebanon Presbytery in 1822, and rode the Lebanon circuit with Rev. Robert Baker, afterwards the Overton Circuit in the "Mountain District." After a period as a missionary among the Choctaws in Mississippi, he became pastor of the church at Lebanon, TN, 1n 1829, a position he occupied until his death.
This book includes historical background on revival in Kentucky and Tennessee as well as details the life and labors of George Donnell, with revival and camp-meeting accounts in Tennessee. The first five chapters are a history and description of the Scotch-Irish both in the old country and after their immigration to Virginia in the mid 18th century, up to the time of the Revolution and then of McGready. The author states that most of the people of the Cumberland Presbyterian church were Scotch-Irish.