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Martin Cross

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This telegram, dated January 12, 1956, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick requests on behalf of the Tribal Council that Burdick vote favorably on US Senate Bill 51 (S. 51) which would amend US Public Law 280 and that Burdick approve the confirmation of Wesley D'Ewart for Assistant Secretary of the Interior. Cross sends a correction telegram on January 17, 1956 that requests for Burdick to vote against, not for, the confirmation of Wesley D'Ewart.

See also:

Letter from Representative Burdick to Martin Cross Regarding a Voting Request, January 13, 1956

Telegram from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Correcting January 12 Telegram, January 17, 1956

Date of Work

1-12-1956

Keywords

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, Assistant Secretary of the Interior, US Public Law 280, PL-280, US Senate Bill 51, S. 51, amendment, legislation

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, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

Usher Burdick, Martin Cross, Wesley D'Ewart

Comments

The date on this telegram is unreadable; however, in Burdick's January 13, 1956 reply, he provides the date the telegram was sent. These correspondences were stapled together in Burdick's files.

Wesley D'Ewart's name is misspelled in this telegram as "Westly D Ewart"

Telegram from Martin Cross to Representative Burdick Regarding a Voting Request, January 12, 1956

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