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This telegram, dated April 18, 1953, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Judge Charles J. Vogel of the US District Court, District of North Dakota, reads as follows:
JAMES BLACK DOG NECESSARY WITNESS YOUR HEARING TODAY NOW IN WASHINGTON AT MY REQUEST TO STUDY IMPORTANT LEGISLATION IN CONGRESS, CONCERNING OIL RIGHTS ON INDIAN LANDS AND IMPORTANT HE REMAIN HERE. IS IT NOW POSSIBLE TO PUT OVER CASE OF LILLIE E. WOLF UNTIL AFTER CONGRESS ADJOURNS? USHER BURDICK, M.C.
Letter from James Black Dog to Ernest Wilkinson Regarding Oil Rights, April 18, 1953
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oil rights, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US District Court
Charles E. Vogel, Lillie E. Wolf, Usher Burdick, James Black Dog
Burdick, Usher L., "Telegram from Usher Burdick to Charles Vogel Regarding Oil Rights, April 18, 1953" (1953). Usher Burdick Papers. 453.