he 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 Massshe was one of its most eminent members; and in collaboration with her sister, Reading for the Young, 1890.
One of the most renowned people, and certainly the most prolific writer of Medford was Lydia Maria (Francis) Child, a sister of Rev. Converse Francis.
Her first novel, Hobomok, published in 1824, when she was only twenty-three years of age, was a great success, and was soon followed by the Rebels in 1825.
She edited a periodical for children called Juvenile Miscellany, afterwards pub