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REDFIELD, Isaac Fletcher, jurist, born in Wethersfield, Windsor County, Vermont, 10 April, 1804; died in Charlestown, Massachusetts, 23 March, 1876. He was graduated at Dartmouth in 1825, studied law, was admitted to the bar, and practised at Derby and Windsor, Vermont tie was state's attorney for Orleans county from 1832 till 1835, when he became judge of the Vermont supreme court, and in 1852 he was appointed chief justice. He finally retired from the bench in 1860. From 1857 till 1861 he was In professor of medical jurisprudence at Dartmouth. The latter year he removed to Boston, where he remained until his death. From January, 1867, he was for two years special counsel of the United States in Europe, having charge of many important suits and legal matters in England and France. He received the degree of LL.D. from Trinity in 1849, and from Dartmouth in 1855. He is the author of " A Practical Treatise on the Law of Railways" (Boston, 1857; 5th ed., 2 vols., 1873); "The Law of Wills" (part i., 1864; 3d ed., 1869; and parts ii, and iii., 1870);" A Practical Treatise on Civil Pleading and Practice, with Forms," with William A. Herrick (1868) ; " The Law of Carriers and Bailments" (1869) ; and " Leading American Railway Cases" (2 vols., 1870). He also edited Joseph Story's "Equity Pleadings," and "Conflict of Laws"; and Greenleaf "On Evidence." From 1862 till his death he was an editor of the "American Law Register" (Philadelphia).
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