[p. 16] Elizur Wright, a man of words as well as deeds, translated ‘La Fontaine's Fables,’ 1859, and wrote ‘Savings Bank Life Insurance,’ 1872, and ‘Trap Baited with Orphan,’ 1878. His daughter Ellen published his appeals for the Middlesex Fells and the forests, with a sketch of what he did for both. Richard Price Hallowell was the author of ‘Quakers in New England,’ 1870; ‘Quaker Invasion of Massachusetts,’ 1883; ‘Pioneer Quakers in Massachusetts,’ 1887. Mrs. Anna Davis Hallowell edited the ‘Life and Letters of James and Lucretia Mott,’ 1884. John Ward Dean, whose long and valuable services as librarian of the New England Historical and Genealogical Society has made all investigators in that most patient of studies indebted to him, has written a ‘History of the Gerrymander,’ 1892; ‘Descendants of Thomas Deane,’ 1883; ‘Memoir of Rev. Nathaniel Ward’; ‘Memoirs, Rev. Michael Wigglesworth’; ‘Hon. Daniel Messinger’; ‘Charles Wesley Tuttle,’ and with Hon. Daniel Messinger, ‘The Messinger Family in Europe’; and with Charles Wesley Tuttle, ‘Capt. Francis Champernowne.’ David Henry Brown, a worker in genealogy, wrote ‘Simon and Joan Clarke Stone and Three Generations of Their Descendants.’ James Madison Usher published the ‘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
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