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Orme Lewis

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This letter dated June 15, 1954 from Assistant Secretary of the United States (US) Department of the Interior Orme Lewis to US Senator William Langer in reply to Langer's June 9 letter regarding oil and gas leases on land taken from the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation for construction of the Garrison Dam. Lewis indicates that Assistant Secretary Aanandahl's office asked Lewis to reply. Lewis says that he has requested a report and will write back with more detail.

See also:

Letter from Senator Langer to Fred Aandahl Regarding the Telegram from Martin Cross Requesting the Leasing of Oil and Gas on Fort Berthold Reservation Lands, June 9, 1954

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross With a Reply from the Department of the Interior Regarding the Extraction of Oil and Gas from the Fort Berthold Reservation Lands, July 29, 1954

Date of Work

6-15-1954

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, oil, gas, mineral rights, taken land, leasing land, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Department of the Interior

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Orme Lewis, Fred G. Aandahl

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Orme Lewis to Senator Langer Regarding the Inquiry about the Leasing of Oil and Gas on Fort Berthold Reservation Lands, June 15, 1954

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