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Date of Work

November 16, 1953

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This letter dated November 16, 1953 from United States (US) Representative Usher L. Burdick to Gunther Harms is a reply to Harms's letter of November 7, in which Harms expressed his disgust with the process by which his land was taken, including the method of valuation and of determining the total payment. Burdick discusses the work he did to promote cancellation of feed and seed loan debts, only to have the legislation stall in the US Senate.

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Letter from Gunther Harms to Representative Burdick Regarding Taking of Land for Garrison Dam, November 7, 1953

Date of Work

11-16-1953

Keywords

feed and seed, debt cancellation, loan cancellation, feed and seed debt, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

Organizations Referenced

United States Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, United States (US) Senate, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish

People Referenced

Usher L. Burdick, Gunther Harms

Letter from Representative Burdick to Gunther Harms Regarding the Taking of Harms's Land for Garrison Dam, November 16, 1953

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