Nelson Mason



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This letter, dated July 15, 1952, from Nelson Mason to United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick concerns land patents 1133570 and 1133027. The letter states that on June 14, Mason sent a letter to the US Secretary of the Interior inquiring about the status of the two land patents as they pertained to an error in their descriptions as identified by Richland County Register of Deeds Albert Funfar, North Dakota. This letter to Burdick reproduces that letter to the US Secretary in full. The reproduced letter contains the descriptions of each land patent and states that per Funfar, the error was that the descriptions had the land two miles above instead of directly on the state line. The reproduced letter also states that Mason has received no further information from the Richland Count Auditor. The letter to Burdick then notes that the US Bureau of Land Management, formally named the US General Land Office, is located in Billings, Montana, and asks where they can go from this point. A copy of this document with different margin annotations is included in this entry. See related docs "Letter from Representative Burdick to Nelson Mason Regarding Land Patents, July 22, 1952" and "Letter from Nelson Mason to Albert Funfar Regarding Land Patents, May 17, 1952"

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land patents, Richland County, land patent 1133570, land patent 1133027, US Bureau of Land Management, US General Land Office

Organizations Referenced

US Bureau of Land Management, US General Land Office

People Referenced

Nelson Mason, Usher Burdick, Albert Funfar

Letter from Nelson Mason to Representative Burdick Regarding Land Patents, July 15, 1952