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TREATISE ON THE LAW OF CARRIERS OF GOODS AND PASSENGERS, BY LAND AND WATER.

Angell, Joseph K.


Item #: 13708

Pages: iii,791p.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: ADMIRALTY, COMMERCIAL LAW, TRANSPORTATION

The first legal treatise on the subject of railroads. Angell 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 well regarded and Angell on Carriers is viewed as one of his finest treatises. James Kent said they were indispensable to the intelligent lawyer; 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 1:310.and Warren, A History of the American Bar 546. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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