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This handwritten letter dated November 30, 1946, from Carl Sylvester of Elbowoods, North Dakota (ND) on the Fort Berthold Reservation of ND to United States Senator William Langer, Sylvester first thanks Langer for the latter's "kind attitude" towards him as an entity in the last election. Sylvester goes on through pages 1-4 to offer his insights on the role of the Republican Party in the leadership of the country over a number of administrations.
On pages 5 and 6, Sylvester raises the issue the of Three Affiliated Tribes' opposition to the construction of the Garrison Dam project, urging Langer to oppose it as well.
With this this handwritten letter, Sylvester has enclosed a typed "writeup" entitled "The Voice of Flood - Threatened Indians" he has written detailing the tribes' attitude regarding the Garrison Dam project.
Telegram from Senator Langer to Carl Sylvester Regarding Garrison Dam, December 9, 1946
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Garrison, Garrison Dam, Lieu lands, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, United States Congress, United States Bureau of Indian Affairs
Carl Sylvester, William Langer, Thomas Dewey, Charles E. Hughes, Abraham Lincoln, William McKinley, Grover Cleveland, Howard Taft, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson,
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Sylvester, Carl, "Letter from Carl Sylvester to Senator Langer Regarding Garrison Dam, November 30, 1946" (1946). William Langer Papers. 405.