The collection consists of the financial and legal records of Gove's estate, as well as some personal papers. The collection
includes correspondence, inventories of estate, titles/patents, deeds, photographs, a map, and miscellaneous materials relating
to Lakeside and the water rights agreement of San Pasqual Valley.
Charles G. Gove, President of the El Cajon Company, died in Lakeside on February 10, 1886. At the time of his death, his very
extensive estate included real estate holdings in San Pasqual, Lawson Valley, El Cajon Valley and Tijuana, as well as numerous
stocks and bonds. His trustees disagreed on the settlement of the estate.
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