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Mary Sussex

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This letter, dated July 15, 1948, from Mary Sussex of Hope, North Dakota to United States (US) Senator William Langer expresses concern for the effect the construction of the Garrison Dam will have on the Fort Berthold Reservation. Sussex notes that that the dam construction will force members off their own land and urges Langer to use his role as a member of the US Congress to see that legislation is passed to give Fort Berthold members more adequate compensation.

The letter is marked with the handwritten notation, "S. J. Res. 209"

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Mary Sussex Regarding the Effects of the Garrison Dam on Fort Berthold Residents, July 22, 1948

Date of Work

7-15-1948

Keywords

Three Affliliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation (North Dakota), Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, MHA Nation, Garrison Dam, taking, compensation, Pilgrim Fellowship Camp, Lake Metigoshe, Senate Joint Resolution 209, SJ Res 209

Organizations Referenced

Three Affliliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation (North Dakota), Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Nation, MHA Nation, Pilgrim Fellowship Camp, Lake Metigoshe

People Referenced

William Langer, Mary Sussex

Letter from Mary Sussex to Senator Langer Regarding the Effects of the Garrison Dam on Fort Berthold Residents, July 15, 1948

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