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September 30, 1949


This letter dated September 30, 1949 from United States (US) Representative Usher L. Burdick to Gordon Myer references an enclosed copy of a letter from General Pick of the Army Corps of Engineers. Burdick writes that there many landowners in have expressed strong disapproval of the land acquisition program associated with the Garrison Dam project. Burdick asks Myer to update him regarding his experience with the land acquisition program for the Baldhill Dam.

The letter from General Pick referenced being attached was not found with this letter in Burdick's papers.

A handwritten annotation at the top of the document reads: "Garrison - Reclam."

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Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, land acquisition, Baldhill Dam

Organizations Referenced

US Army, US Army Corps of Engineers

People Referenced

Usher L. Burdick, Gordon Myer, Lewis A. Pick

Letter from Representative Burdick to Gordon Myer Regarding Land Acquisitions, Enclosing a Copy of General Pick's letter, September 30, 1949