Aitken, Robert, Jr.

Philadelphia printer.

Worked in partnership with his father (1787-97). Robert Aitken was dissatisfied with his son’s work and eventually disowned him.

Son of Robert and Janet (Skeoch) Aitken.

First letter in correspondence: August 1, 1786; John A. Garraty and Mark C. Carnes, eds., American National Biography (24 vols., New York, 1999) (under Robert Aitken, 1735- 1802).