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This letter dated January 21, 1936, from Eugene Burdick to Charles Fool Bear, advises Fool Bear that Burdick has contacted B. O. Angell, Examiner of Inheritance for the United States (US) Office of Indian Affairs, who is in charge of probating the estate, and that Angell says the estate is fully and legally settled. Burdick explains that Catfish has the right to leave his estate to people who are not related to him, in lieu of his direct heirs. Burdick recommends that Fool Fear accept the money allotted to him in Catfish's will and drop the case.
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will, estate, probate
United States Department of the Interior, Office of Indian Affairs
Catfish, Charles Fool Bear, Usher Burdick, B. O. Angell, Eugene Burdick
Burdick, Eugene, "Letter from Eugene Burdick to Charles Fool Bear Regarding Catfish's Estate, January 21, 1936" (1936). Usher Burdick Papers. 123.