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Martin Cross

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This telegram dated January 13, 1956 from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer stating that the Tribal Council would like Langer to vote favorably on US Senate Bill 51 (S. 51) which would amend US Public Law 280 (also known as "An Act to Confer Jurisdiction on the States of California, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, and Wisconsin, with Respect to Criminal Offenses and Civil Causes of Action Committed or Arising on Indian Reservations Within Such States, and for Other Purposes"). The telegram also says that the Tribal Council would like Langer to approve the confirmation of Wesley D'Ewart for Assistant Secretary of the Interior. There are some shorthand notes on this telegram.

See also:

An Act to Confer Jurisdiction on the States of California, Minnesota, Nebraska, Oregon, and Wisconsin, with Respect to Criminal Offenses and Civil Causes of Action Committed or Arising on Indian Reservations Within Such States, and for Other Purposes

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Indicating that Langer Voted for Senate Bill 51, January 13, 1956

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Acknowledging Cross's Request for Langer to Approve Confirmation of Wesley D'Ewart, January 18, 1956

Date of Work

1-13-1956

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, US Public Law 280, PL 280, US Senate Bill 51. S. 51, Assistant Secretary of the Interior, Wesley D'Ewart, legislation

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Wesley D'Ewart

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Comments

Wesley D'Ewart's name is misspelled "Wesly D Eward" in this telegram.

Telegram from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Asking Langer to Vote Favorably on Senate Bill 51 and to Approve the Confirmation of Wesley D'Ewart for Assistant Secretary of Interior, January 13, 1956

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