He wrote the Portrait in 1812; Airs of Palestine, 1816, published with added poems in 1850; Sabbath Recreations, 1839; Lays of the Sabbath, 1850; Pilgrims of Plymouth, 1856.
He was deeply interested in the cause of education and compiled a number of readers for use in schools.
The American First Class Book is one of the most notable books of its kind and still sought.
On his stone at Mount Auburn is carved the words, Poet, Patriot, Preacher, Philosopher, Philanthropist.
The Rev. William Henry Furness was a distinguished theologian whose sermons were published, best known for his books, Jesus, and Jesus and His Biographers.
The Rev. Caleb Stetson wrote many tracts, and his sermons and discourses were printed.
The Rev. Elihu Marvin edited the Congregational Review and a temperance paper, the Daily News.
The Rev. Hosea Ballou, President of Tufts College, wrote the Ancient History of Universalism, many pamphlets, and edited several hymn books.
His sermons and newspaper