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Thomas Day

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Thomas Day (22 June 1748 - 28 September 1789), was a British author.

1748 June 22nd. Born in London

He was independently wealthy and although he studied law he did not practice it

He is most well-known for the children's book 'The History of Sandford and Merton' (1783-1789) which emphasized Rousseauvian educational ideals.

Campaigned against the slave trade

He was a member of the Lunar Society

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