Patterson, Robert (Pittsburgh, PA)
Wholesale and Retail Bookseller and Stationer (and Bookbinder) 2.
cor. Wood & Fourth
Pennsylvania (1815) 1.
perhaps in business with his brother Joseph. Uncle Dale's readings in early
Mormon History, www.sidneyrigdon.com
- 1815 Pittsburgh Directory pg. 65.( not listed as a Bookbinder)
2."We will give constant employment to five or six JOURNEYMEN BOOK BINDERS,
and nine dollars per week wages, with boarding and washing." Wm Essex & Son
apply to R. & J. Patterson, Pittsburgh. Ad., The Mercury, Pittsburgh,
Wednesday, August 19, 1814.
Patterson & Lambdin (1818) ."I entered the book-store of R. Patterson &
Lambdin in March, 1818, when about twelve years old, and remained there until
the summer of 1820. The firm had under it's control, the book-store on Fourth
Street, a book-bindery, a printing office ( not newspaper, but job-office,
under the name of Butler & Lambdin), entrance on Dimond Alley, and a steam
paper-mill on the Allegheny (under the name of R. & J. Patterson. Boyd
Crumrine ed., History of Washington County Pennsylvania, Phil., 1882, pg.
R. Patterson & Lambdin, at the old stand, (corner of Wood and Third
Streets). The Pittsburgh Gazette vol. 38. no.45, Friday April 4, 1823.