n Brooks, and left many interesting letters written in a marked literary style.
The Rev. Converse Francis published several orations, a History of Watertown, and Lives of John Eliot and Sebastian Rale for the Library of American Biography, 1795-1872.
The Rev. Charles Brooks wrote a History of Medford in 1855, one of the first of the Massachusetts town histories; Biographies of Eminent Men and Women, two volumes; Letters of a Foreign Correspondent; a Daily Monitor; a Prayer Book; Prussian Son Practical American Cookery and Domestic Economy that would repay study, even in the changed conditions since 1856.
Elizur Wright, a man of words as well as deeds, translated La Fontaine's Fables, 1859, and wrote Savings Bank Life Insurance, 1872, and Trap Baited with Orphan, 1878.
His daughter Ellen published his appeals for the Middlesex Fells and the forests, with a sketch of what he did for both.
Richard Price Hallowell was the author of Quakers in New England, 1870; Quaker Invasio