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This letter dated October 7, 1947, from attorney Ralph H. Case to United States (US) Senator William Langer, answers Langer's inquiry on behalf of Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross as to the source of the Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council funds. Case informs Langer that the the funds did come out of the $400,000 held in the US Treasury for the Three Affiliated Tribes. Case further writes that US Senate Bill 1133 (S. 1133) was introduced at the request of Cross to authorize per capita distribution of the $400,000 which would have left the Tribal Council without any operating funds.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Treasury, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, appropriations, expenses, funds, US Senate Bill 1133, S. 1133
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Treasury, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council
Martin Cross, William Langer, Ralph H. Case
Political History | United States History
Case, Ralph H., "Letter from Ralph Case to Senator Langer Regarding Appropriations for Tribal Council Expenses, October 7, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 352.