nited 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 stn Forestry Association, has written many articles and lectured on forest preservation.
Lawrence Boyd Evans, professor of history, has edited the writings of George Washington, first of a series on the writings of American statesmen, and a series of Handbooks of American Government, illustrating the polity of different states.
Dr. John Brooks, one of Medford's most distinguished citizens, delivered an oration before the Society of the Cincinnati in 1787; a Eulogy on George Washington, 1800; Discourse Before the Humane Society, 1795; and a remarkable Farewell to the Militia of the Commonwealth in 1823, all of which are in print.
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ped with the Tories in 1776.
Charles Fitch rented his half to General John Brooks (afterwards and for seven years governor), who had taken up the practice of medicine in Medford after the Revolution.
It was here that he was living when President Washington visited him while on his New England tour, in October, 1789, coming from Boston early in the morning, and going from Medford to Salem.
The Medford schoolhouse was then close by and the school kept by Mr. Prentiss.
He ranged his young cOne who was then a young miss tells how gaily she was attired, and speaks of the polite bow the President accorded her as he passed her home.
Another, a boy, and of course interested in horses, tells of the cavalcade of gentlemen that escorted Washington from Boston, and how the horses were cared for at his father's stable, where is now the vacant Magoun mansion.
Another girl remembers her elders of the women telling how General Brooks requested Mrs. Brooks to have Indian corn cakes for breakf