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Samuel Thomson (1766 - 1816):
Teacher and poet


Samuel Thomson was born near Templepatrick, County Antrim. He became a schoolmaster and lived in the townland of Carngranny. In 1793 he published his first volume, Poems on Different Subjects, Parlty in the Scottish Dialects, and it was dedicated to Mr. Robert Burns. In 1779 he published a second volume, New Poems, and in 1806 a third volume, Simple Poems.

Born: 1766
Died: 1816
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