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R. L. Wolcott

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R. L. Wolcott
Royal Lansing Wolcott - LCCN2002719870 - 1867.jpg
c. 1867
Born Royal Lansing Wolcott
11 July 1832(1832-07-11)
Trenton, New York
Died 1 November 1913 (81)
Manhattan, New York
Burial Rosedale and Rosehill Cemetery, Linden, New Jersey
Nationality American
Field(s) Proprietary Medicine
Known for Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator, Wolcott's Pain Paint
Spouse(s) Deborah Jane Steel(e) (m. 1850)

Royal Lansing Wolcott (July 11, 1832 - November 1, 1913) was an American druggist and patent medicine manufacturer, noted for his namesake products Wolcott's Instant Pain Annihilator, Wolcott's Pain Paint, and Wolcott's Natural Beautifier, which he advertised extensively across the United States (including an array of advertising notes in the style of bank notes).

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In addition to his patent medicines, Wolcott also published pamphlets on the currency policies of the United States.