the work included a sketch of her father, the Rev. Benjamin Colman.
Many discourses of the Rev. David Osgood were published from 1784 to 1824, one especially notable in 1783, Reflections on the Goodness of God in Supporting the People of the United States Through the Late War.
He was famous for his political sermons; the Devil Let Loose, on the French Revolution; an Election sermon; a Eulogy on George Washington, and others.
His daughter, Miss Lucy Osgood, wrote a memoir of Charlotte Ann Haven 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; Pruss