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This pamphlet describes the journey of a group of Schwenkfelders from Herrnhut in Oberlausitz (Upper Lusatia), Germany to Philadelphia. Herrnhut was founded by by Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf, who offered the Schwenkfelders refuge as the persecution against them increased. Scholtz describes some of the cities where they stop and the people they meet before beginning the trans-Atlantic voyage. He also provides details about the crossing itself after their ship, the brigantine The Pennsylvania Merchant, leaves Rotterdam in 1733.