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William Langer

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This letter dated April 12, 1956 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairman Martin Cross provides an update on US House Resolution 5566 (H.R. 5566) which aims to extend the US Indian Claims Commission. Langer reports that the US Subcommittee on Indian Affairs ordered the bill be reported to the US Full Interior Committee without the amendment recommended by the US Department of Justice. Langer encloses a copy of the pertinent US Senate Report (Senate Report 1727), which is not included with this document. Langer says he will keep Cross updated.

See also:

United States Indian Claims Commission Final Report

Indian Land Areas Judicially Established

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding US House Resolution 5566, March 1, 1956

Date of Work

4-12-1956

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US House Resolution 5566, H.R. 5566, legislation, US Indian Claims Commission

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, US Department of Justice, US Subcommittee on Indian Affairs, US Full Interior Committee, US Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, James E. Murray

Disciplines

Political History | United States History

Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding US House Resolution 5566, April 12, 1956

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