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This letter dated August 3, 1949 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to US Senator Robert S. Kerr encloses a letter from Three Affiliated Tribes memeber Martin Cross. Langer forwards Cross's letter which contains questions regarding US House Joint Resolution 33 in the hope that Kerr will have answers for Cross. A handwritten note on the letter says "Cross, Martin." The letter from Cross is not enclosed with this document.
H.J. 33 became Public Law 81-437 or "An Act to Vest Title to Certain Lands of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, North Dakota, in the United States, and to provide Compensation Therefor" better known as "The Taking Act."
Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding House Joint Resolution 33, August 3, 1949
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, House Joint Resolution 33, H.J. 33, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion, The Taking Act
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Martin Cross, William Langer, Robert Kerr
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Robert Kerr Regarding a Letter from Martin Cross Concerning House Joint Resolution 33, August 3, 1949" (1949). William Langer Papers. 529.