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This letter dated April 13, 1950, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Chief of Engineers Major General Lewis A. Pick of the US Department of Army, relays concerns that Langer received from Rita Abe of Elbowoods, North Dakota regarding the Garrison Dam. Langer notes to Lewis that Abe is concerned that not everyone from Elbowoods will be benefited from the settlement made for the construction of the Garrison Dam. Langer asks for Lewis’s advice on the matter.
The letter includes the handwritten annotation “Garrison Dam.”
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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, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, Elbowoods
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Department of the Army
William Langer, Lewis A. Pick, Rita Abe
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Langer, William, "Letter from William Langer to General Pick Regarding Letter from Rita Abe, April 13, 1950" (1950). William Langer Papers. 510.