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This letter dated October 11, 1947, from C.E. Van Horne on behalf of United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross, informs Cross that the US Congress authorized a payment of more than five million dollars to reimburse the Three Affiliated Tribal members for lands that would be flooded by the Garrison Dam.
A handwritten on the letter is a note that says, "See Indians."
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, taken lands, reimbursement, compensation, five million dollars
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Congress
C.E. Van Horne, Martin Cross, William Langer
Political History | United States History
Van Horne, C.E., "Letter fom C.E. Van Horne on Behalf of Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Reimbursement Funds to Three Affiliated Tribes for Lands Flooded by Garrison Dam, October 11, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 355.