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This letter dated April 30, 1952, is from United States Senator William Langer to Mr. W. E. Pike, who is interested in the job of moving the graves that will be covered by the Garrison Dam. Langer refers to an enclosed report from Dillon S. Myer, Commissioner of the US Bureau of Indian Affairs, in response to Pike’s inquiry about relocating the graves. Langer writes, “You may be assured it has been a pleasure to obtain this information to you.”
The report mentioned as being enclosed was not found with this letter in Langer's papers.
The letter includes the handwritten annotation “Garrison Dam.”
Letter from Senator Langer to Dillon Myer Regarding the Moving of Graves in the Area to be Covered by the Garrison Dam, April 16, 1952
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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, Taking, grave relocation, re-interment
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Bureau of Indian Affairs
William Langer, Dillon Myer, W. E. Pike
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Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to W. E. Pike Regarding the Moving of Graves in the Area to be Covered by the Garrison Dam, April 30, 1952" (1952). William Langer Papers. 588.