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April 19, 1949


This letter dated April 19, 1949 from United States (US) Representative Usher L. Burdick to J. S. Birdsall, president of the First State Bank of New Leipzig, North Dakota, acknowledges receipt of Birdsall's letter to William Lemke expressing opposition to the proposed Cannonball River Dam. Burdick expresses his willingness to support Birdsall's position "before the committee and when the matter comes to the floor of the [US] House [of Representatives].

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Cannonball river, dam

Organizations Referenced

First State Bank

People Referenced

Usher L. Burdick, J. S. Birdsall, William Lemke

Letter from Representative Burdick to J. S. Birdsall Regarding Opposition to Dam on the Cannonball River, April 19, 1949