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This letter dated September 13, 1946, from Assistant Commissioner of Office of Indian Affairs William Zimmerman to United States Senator William Langer is a response to Floyd Montclair’s letter to Langer where Montclair asks for $400,000 per capita payments to the Fort Berthold Indians. Zimmerman clarifies that the Interior Department Appropriation Act does not “contain a provision for a per capita payment to the Fort Berthold Indians.” The letter is enclosed as a copy from the United State Department of Interior Office of Indian Affairs. The enclosure is entitled “Enc. 393.” Both Langer and Commissioner of Indian Affairs Brophy William Brophy are noted as recipients of the enclosure.
Letter from Floyd Montclair to Senator Langer Regarding Per Capita Payments, August 19, 1946
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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
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, Committee of Interior and Insular Affairs, United States Department of Interior, United States Department of Treasury
William Langer, Floyd Montclair, William Brophy, William Zimmerman
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Zimmerman, William, "Letter from Assistant Commissioner of Indian Affairs Zimmerman to Senator Langer Regarding Distribution of Payments to the Fort Berthold Indians, September 13, 1946" (1946). William Langer Papers. 481.