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This handwritten letter dated August 19, 1946, from Floyd Montclair to United States (US) Senator William Langer, is written on the letterhead of the National American Indian Defense Association, Inc., which lists Montclair as "second vice president." Montclair writes that “the majority of Fort Berthold Indians want immediate per capita payment of the $400,000 claim now placed to their credit."
A note stapled to Montclair's letter, dated August 23, 1946, on US Senate letterhead, addressed to "Mr. Grorud, Clerk Committee on Indian Affairs" and signed by Langer, asks Grorud to prepare a reply for Langer’s signature.
The letter includes a handwritten note of “Indians.”
Letter from Floyd Montclair to Senator Langer and William Brophy Regarding Per Capita Payments to Fort Berthold Indians, August 27, 1946
An Act for the Relief of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Reservation in North Dakota
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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, Elbowoods, National American Indian Defense Association, $400000
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Elbowoods, National American Indian Defense Association, United States Treasury
William Langer, Floyd Montclair
Political History | United States History
Montclair, Floyd, "Letter from Floyd Montclair to Senator Langer Regarding Per Capita Payments, August 19, 1946" (1946). William Langer Papers. 476.