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September 6, 1949


This letter dated September 6, 1949 from United States (US) Representative Usher L. Burdick to Bureau of Reclamation Commissioner Michael W. Straus includes a copy of a letter from Gordon Myer, dated August 25, 1949, concerning a financial dilemma created by that taking of his farm for the Baldhill Dam Project. Burdick writes that Myer has a just complaint and asks Straus to look into the matter right away.

The letter has a handwritten annotation reading "G. - Red," and the copy of Gordon Myer's letter has a typed annotation reading "copy."

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Valley City North Dakota, land payment, land acquisition, Baldhill Dam Project, Baldhill Damn, US Bureau of Reclamation

Organizations Referenced

US House of Representatives, US Bureau of Reclamation

People Referenced

Usher L. Burdick, Michael W. Straus, Gordon Myer, Milton Young, William Langer, William Lemke, Fred G. Aandahl

Letter from Representative Burdick to Michael W. Straus Regarding a Letter from Gordon Myer, September 6, 1949