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This letter dated March 5, 1958, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes tribal member Martin Cross, is in regards to US Senate Bill 809 (S. 809) which is likely a reference to US Senate Bill 85-809 entitled, "To Provide Economic Assistance to the American Indians," sponsored by Sen. Langer. Langer informs Cross that S. 809 is not "dead." Langer makes some comments on the bill and asks Cross for his opinion on it.
There are some handwritten notes on the letter.
S. 809 did not become US public law.
Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding US Senate Bill 809, March 19, 1958
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US Senate Bill 809, S. 809, legislation, economic assistance, Jewel Bearing Plant, industrial plants, industry
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Seminole Tribe of Florida, The Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, The Great Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, US Indian Department, Bulova Watch Company
Martin Cross, William Langer, Carl Beck, Richard Neuberger, Miss Peterson, H. A. Silver, Carey Kefauver, Pete Chumbris
Political History | United States History
Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding US Senate Bill 809, March 5, 1958" (1956). William Langer Papers. 650.