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This letter, dated January 23, 1953 from acting Commissioner of the United States (US) Bureau of Indian Affairs Selene Gifford to US Representative Usher Burdick acknowledges Burdick's letter of January 12, which enclosed a copy of a petition calling for the investigation of Jefferson B. Smith. Gifford says that she is requesting a report from the area director of the Aberdeen Office and she will follow up once she receives the report. There are some handwritten notes on the letter.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Dillon Myer Regarding the Petition Calling for the Investigation of Jefferson B. Smith, January 12, 1953
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, petition, investigation, complaint
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Department of Indian Affairs
Usher Burdick, Selene Gifford
Gifford, Salene, "Letter from Selene Gifford to Representative Burdick Regarding Petition Calling for Investigation of Jefferson B. Smith, January 23, 1953" (1953). Usher Burdick Papers. 151.