Aitken, John (M)

b. 25 March 1793. d. 15 February 1833. Nationality: Scottish. VIAF.
First a clerk and bank teller, Aitken became a bookseller and began publishing his writing. Published the short-lived but popular *Cabinet*, and became editor of *Constable’s Miscellany* in 1827. Helped found the *Edinburgh Literary Journal*. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
To A Departed Child 1834-06-07 Chambers’s Edinburgh Journal Poet 3242