Angell, Joseph K. A Treatise on the Law of Carriers of Goods and Passengers, by Land and Water. Originally published: Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1849. xxiv, 791 pp. Reprinted 2003 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584772927; ISBN-10: 1584772921. Cloth. New. $95. * The first legal treatise on the subject of railroads. Angell [1794-1857] was a Boston attorney and one of America's first significant legal scholars. A prolific author, he published treatises on the law of corporations, watercourses and other topics. His works were esteemed highly and Angell on Carriers viewed as one of his finest treatises. James Kent said they were indispensable to the intelligent lawyer (DAB); several were required reading at Harvard Law School. With an appendix of adjudged cases, acts of Congress "for the safety of passengers on board of steam-boats" and an addenda of decisions "not published in season to be inserted in the body of the work." Dictionary of National Biography I:310. See Warren, A History of the American Bar 546.
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