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Wolcott,town (1990 pop. 13,700), New Haven co., central Conn.; inc. 1796. There is some light manufacturing. Bronson (Amos) AlcottAlcott, Bronson
, 1799–1888, American educational and social reformer, b. near Wolcott, Conn., as Amos Bronson Alcox. His meager formal education was supplemented by omnivorous reading while he gained a living from farming, working in a clock factory, and as a peddler in
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