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This letter, dated October 9, 1935, from United States (US) Representative from Wisconsin B. J. Gehrmann to US Representative Usher Burdick states that Gehrmann has received requests for copies of a bill that Burdick introduced regarding the reorganization or elimination of the "Indian Department." The document has a handwritten note at the bottom signed by Burdick that reads "Margaret: send him some Bills and write him I intend to push the Bill with what force I can muster."

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Indian Department, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Indian Department, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

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Usher Burdick, B. J. Gehrmann, P. Van Nostrand, Shoemaker

Letter from US Representative B. J. Gehrmann to Representative Burdick Regarding