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This letter dated June 5, 1956, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross, informs Cross that US Senate Bill 2151 was signed into law on June 4th. Langer says that he is contacting other tribal members with the news and that he is very happy the bill was signed into law.
The letter contains some handwritten notes.
US Senate Bill 2151 became US Public Law 84-553 also known as "An Act to Provide for the Segregation of Certain Funds of the Fort Berthold Indians on the Basis of Membership Roll Prepared for Such Purpose"
Telegram from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Informing that US Senate Bill 2151 was Signed into Law, June 5, 1956
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Public Law 84-553, PL 84-553, US Senate Bill 2151, S. 2151, legislation
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Martin Cross, William Langer
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Informing that US Senate Bill 2151 was Signed Into Law, June 5, 1956" (1956). William Langer Papers. 646.