L. N. McClellan



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Date of Work

Likely December 1953


This undated letter from Assistant Commissioner L. M. McClellan, assistant commissioner and chief enginerr of the United States (US) Bureau of Reclamation, to Colonel H. L. Hille, district engineer of the US Army Corps of Engineers, Garrison Distict, discusses flood protections and land purchase and rent.

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US Army Corps of Engineers, US Army Engineers, flood protections, flooding, flood relief, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, pool level, pool height, water height, water level, flood height, flood level, land acquisition, rent payment, land purchase, land rent, Buford-Trenton Project, aggradation, Williston

Organizations Referenced

US 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

People Referenced

Colonel H. L. Hille, L. N. McClellan


The date of this document is likely December 1953 given that it is a response to a December 5, 1953 letter and "ber" appears at the top of the document as a likely partial date.

Letter from L. N. McClellan to H. L. Hille Regarding Flood Protection, Land Purchase, Undated