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Catherine Pardee: Settlement of Estate.
Los Angeles County Superior Court.
September 23, 1918.

NO. 37809

Sept. 23rd, 1918.

[STAMP:] Be it remembered that on the 23 day of Sept. 1918 in Department Two of the Superior Court of the County of Los Angeles, State of California, Hon. James C. Rives, Judge, presiding; the following proceedings were had, to wit:


The final account and petition for distribution herein of Pearl Pardee Russell, the Executrix of said estate, by Chas. R. Morfoot, her attorney, coming on regularly in all respects this 23rd day of Sept. 1918, for settlement and hearing by the Court, and no person appearing to except to or contest said account or petition, the Court after hearing the evidence and finding no inheritance tax due herein, settles said account and orders distribution of said estate as follows:

It is ordered, adjudged and decreed by the Court that said Executrix has in her possession belonging to said estate, no credits claimed, a balance of $2320.00 which consists of the property hereinafter described at the value of the appraisement, and that said account be allowed and settled accordingly, and that in pursuance of and according to the provisions of the last will of said deceased the said property, hereinafter described, and all other property belonging to said estate whether described herein or not, be distributed as follows:

The whole thereof to PEARL PARDEE RUSSELL, daughter of said decedent. The property of said estate hereby distributed so far as the same is known is described as follows:

All the personal property shown by said petition for distribution; and the following described real estate, to-wit:

Situated in the Town of Newhall, County of Los Angeles, State of California: — All of Lots 15 and 16, of Block 32; One-half interest in Lots 11, 12, and 13, Block 25; one-half interest in Lots 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6, Block 33; one-half interest in Lots 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29, Block 32. One-half interest in and to the N.W.¼ of the S.E.¼ of Section 13, T. 3 N., R. 16 W., containing 40 acres and situated in the County of Los Angeles, State of California. A one-sixteenth interest in and to the Tarport No. 7, Oil Placer Mining Claim described as the S.W.¼ of Section 17, T. 3 N., R. 16 W., S.B.M. and recorded in Book 46, page 20, of Mining Claims, records of Los Angeles County; also recorded in Book M, page 126 of Records of Mining Claims of San Fernando Petroleum Mining District, California.



I, H.J. LELANDE, County Clark and ex-officio Clerk of the Supreme Court, do hereby certify the foregoing to be a full, true and correct copy of the original Order Settling Final Account and for Distribution in the Matter of the Estate of Catherine Pardee deceased, as the same appear [?] of record, and that I have carefully compared the same with the original.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and affixed the seal of the Superior Court, this 8th day of Nov. 1918

H.J. LELANDE, Clerk.
By A.L. Stephens


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