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This letter dated February 25, 1948, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross, acknowledges a recent telegram from Cross and informs him that there will be no additional hearings regarding US Senate Bill 1133 with amendment. Langer indicates that the bill is on the US president's desk and that he anticipates favorable news shortly.
A handwritten note on the letter says "see" with a line pointing to "S. 1133."
S. 1133 became US Public Law 80-424, also known as, "An Act Providing for the Per Capita Payment of Certain Moneys Appropriated in Settlement of Certain Claims of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota" on February 28, 1948.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Senate Bill 1133, S. 1133, US Public Law 80-424, PL 80-424, legislation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Martin Cross, William Langer
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Senate Bill 1133, February 25, 1948" (1948). William Langer Papers. 361.