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This letter dated October 1, 1951, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Mrs. H.T. Burns of Garrison, North Dakota, acknowledges receipt of Burns’s letter suggesting the Garrison Dam reservoir be named after one of the tribes of North Dakota, and thanks her for sharing her views, before informing her that the decision has already been made to name the reservoir Lake Thompson.
The letter is marked with 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, Elbowoods, Lake Thompson, Lake Sakakawea
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William Langer, Mrs. H.T. Burns
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Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Mrs. H.T. Burns Regarding the Naming of the Garrison Dam Reservoir, October 1, 1951" (1951). William Langer Papers. 516.