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ANGELL, Joseph Kinnicut, legal writer, born in Providence, Rhode Island, 30 April 1794; died in Boston, 1 May 1857. He was graduated at Brown University in 1813, was admitted to the bar in 1816, and in 1820 prosecuted in England, but without success, a claim to a large property. From 1829 to 1831 he was editor of the "Law Intelligencer and Review." As reporter to the Rhode Island Supreme Court, he prepared the first published reports of that state. In association with Samuel Ames, he wrote a" Treatise on Corporations" (3d ed., Boston, 1846). His other works, most of which were several times revised and reissued, were "Treatise on the Right of Property in Tide Waters" (1826); "Inquiry Relative to an Incorporeal Hereditament" (1827); "A Practical Summary of the Law of Assignment" (1835); " On Adverse Enjoyment" (1837)" "Treatise on the Common Law in Relation Water-Courses (1840); Treatise on the Law concerning the Liabilities and Rights of Common Carriers";"A Treatise on the Law of Fire and Life Insurance "; "Treatise on the Limitations of Actions at Law and Suits in Equity and Admiralty" (2d ed., 1846); and a " Treatise on the Law of Highways," left incomplete and finished by Thomas Durfee (2d ed., by Choate, 1868).
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