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This letter, dated July 7, 1955, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick makes reference to an enclosed resolution from the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council. This is likely the resolution endorsing Frank Gordon for the Superintendent position, following Ralph M. Shane's resignation from the post. Cross says that he thinks Gordon will make a good superintendent and that he supports him.
A copy of the resolution is not enclosed with this document.
Telegram from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding the Resignation of Superintendent Shane, June 27, 1955
Letter from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Responding to Cross's July 7 Letter, July 12, 1955
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Superintendent position, recommendation, Superintendent Shane, Ralph M. Shane, resignation, Fort Berthold Indian Agency
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, Fort Berthold Indian Agency
Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Frank Gordon, Ralph M. Shane
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding the Resignation of Superintendent Shane, July 7, 1955" (1955). Usher Burdick Papers. 187.