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This telegram dated May 31, 1947, from United States Senator William Langer to the unnamed Superintendent of Indian Agency in Elbowoods inquires “by what regulation of Indian Bureau are grazing lands being leased.” Langer notes there is strong protest against the system being used. Included with the telegram are two handwritten notes. One handwritten note includes the figure $598.50. The other handwritten note asks what regulation is being used for the land being leased.
Telegram from J.A. Medaris to Senator Langer Regarding the Regulation Being Used for the Lease of Grazing Lands, June 3, 1947
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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, Minot, Fort Berthold, Indian Agency, Elbowoods
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Indian Agency
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Telegram from Senator Langer to Superintendent of Indian Agency in Elbowoods Regarding Lease of Grazing Lands, May 31 1947" (1947). William Langer Papers. 498.