William Mayo asks his son in law, Atholl McBean to help him determine the financial damage the company suffered at the hands of his brother George.

Mayo and Atholl discovered the company was almost bankrupt.

The Newhall’s and The Newhall Land and Farming Company was almost over $3 million dollars in debt through George’s living extravagance.

He also crushed his nephew Almer’s financial wellbeing because they were partners in many companies and investments.