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This handwritten letter dated February 22, 1948, from Three Affiliated Tribes member Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer, encloses two statements sent to US Senator Arthur Watkins and US Representative Wesley D'Ewart regarding support for US Senate Bill 797 (S. 797). Cross claims that these statements reflect the wishes of the members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of Fort Berthold. Cross's letter also mentions US Senate Bill 1133 (S. 1133) and per capita payments. Cross invites Langer to join them in Elbowoods for their 4th of July celebration. Copies of the statements sent to Watkins and D'Ewart are included with this document.
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding Cross's Recent Visit to Washington, D.C. and Cross's Testimony, February 10, 1948
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Senate Bill 797, S. 797, Senate Bill 1133, S. 1133, per capita payments, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, legislation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Senate, US House of Representatives
Martin Cross, William Langer, Wesley A. D'Ewart, Arthur Watkins, William Lemke, Walter Young Bear, David Little Swallow, Charles Burr, Fred Lone Bear
Political History | United States History
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Per Capita Payments, February 22, 1948" (1948). William Langer Papers. 386.