Webster, Alexander, Dd
Webster, Alexander, D.D.
a Scotch clergyman, was born in Edinburgh in 1707. He became minister of Culross in 1733, and of Tolbooth Church, Edinburgh, in 1737; drew up for the Scotch government in 1755 the first attempt at a census; published several sermons and poems; and died January 25, 1784. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.