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Thomson, James (1700–1748), poet

James Sambrook

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/27306

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Thomson, James (1700–1748), poet, was born on 11 September 1700 (and baptized on 15 September) in the village of Ednam, 2 miles north of Kelso, Roxburghshire, the son of Thomas Thomson (c.1666–1716), a Presbyterian minister, and Beatrix Trotter (d. 1725)...

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