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This letter, dated April 29, 1949, from United States (US) Representative Usher Burdick to Hal Simon of Elbowoods, North Dakota, concerns relocation costs for people living in Elbowoods. Burdick writes that, in his opinion, the US Army Core of Engineers is not being reasonable with people in the area and that these people deserve compensation for their relocation costs. He goes on to write that he will do what he can, but suggests that US Representative William Lemke is in a better position to help due to his position the US House of Representatives Committee Public Lands.
Letter from Representative Burdick to Audrey Twilling Regarding Relocation Costs, April 29, 1949
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The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Elbowoods, flood relief, flooding, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, land program, relocation costs
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Usher Burdick, Hal Simon, Audrey Twilling
Burdick, Usher, "Letter from Representative Burdick to Hal Simon Regarding Relocation Costs, April 29, 1949" (1949). Usher Burdick Papers. 7.