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This letter dated November 2, 1953, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross, thanks Cross for the invitation to attend the tribal conference with Commission Emmons of the US Bureau of Indian Affairs (Likely a reference to Glenn L. Emmons who served as the US Commissioner of Indian Affairs under US President Dwight Eisenhower from 1953-1961). Langer regrets that he was unable to attend.
There are some handwritten annotations on the letter.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, Indian Affairs Commissioner, tribal conference
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs
Martin Cross, William Langer, Glenn L. Emmons
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Apologizing that Langer Could not Attend the Tribal Conference with Commissioner Emmons of the US Bureau of Indian Affairs, November 2, 1953" (1953). William Langer Papers. 570.