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This letter dated April 8, 1947 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross thanks Cross for writing in regard to Tribal funds. Langer agrees with Cross that distribution of funds received by the Tribes from the Garrison Dam project should be per capita. Langer says that a copy of a bill he recently introduced in the US Senate is inclosed in the letter. A handwritten note on the letter says, "Indians." This bill was not included with this letter.
Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Making Comments on Per Capita Payments, March 20, 1947
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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, per capita, per capita payments, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Business Council, American Legion, Joseph L. Young Hawk Post No. 253
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish , Joseph Young Hawk Post No. 253
Martin Cross, William Langer
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Per Capita Payments, April 8, 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 382.