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This telegram dated December 9, 1946, from United States Senator William Langer to Carl Sylvester of Elbowoods, North Dakota, replies to a November 30, 1946 letter in which Sylvester had urged Langer to oppose the Garrison Dam project. In this telegram, Langer assures Sylvester that "nothing will be left undone that I can do to protect their [i.e. the tribe's'] interests."
Letter from Carl Sylvester to Senator Langer Regarding Garrison Dam, November 30, 1946
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lieu lands, Garrison Dam, 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
William Langer, Carl Sylvester
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Langer, William, "Telegram from Senator Langer to Carl Sylvester Regarding Garrison Dam, December 9, 1946" (1946). William Langer Papers. 406.