Authors

Martin Cross

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Description

This letter, dated December 31, 1952, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick expresses disappointment that Burdick missed their December 13 appointment but shows understanding of why he was not available. Cross explains the nature of the petition that he mailed and provides some details on the issue. Cross suggests that Burdick forward the petition to the Commissioner of Indian Affairs. There is a handwritten note on the letter.

See also:

Letter from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Regarding a Missed Appointment, December 19, 1952

Letter from Representative Burdick to Dillon Myer Regarding the Petition Calling for the Investigation of Jefferson B. Smith, January 12, 1953

Date of Work

12-31-1952

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, petition, investigation, complaint

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Martin Cross

Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding the Petition Calling for the Investigation of Jefferson B. Smith, December 31, 1952

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