he History of Medford, by the Rev. Charles Brooks, in 1855, and revised and enlarged it afterwards up to the year 1886.
Edward Preston Usher wrote The Church's Attitude Towards Truth, 1907, and a memorial sketch of Roland Greene Usher, to which is added a genealogy of the Usher family in New England.
Henry Grosvenor Cary wrote The Cary Family in England and the Cary Family in America.
Thomas Brooks compiled the family record of Jonathan and Elizabeth Brooks.
The writings of Frank Preston Stearns cover a wide range of subjects—art, literature, criticism, biography, political science.
In 1888 he edited a book on John Brown, by Herman von Holtz, for which he was singularly fitted through his personal knowledge of John Brown.
In 1895 he published Sketches from Concord and Appledore, and in 1905 Cambridge Sketches, both intimate biographies of famous men. In 1892 appeared Real and Ideal in Literature, and in 1897 Modern English Prose Writers.
He also wrote Four Great Venetian