William Langer



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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.

See also:

Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding US Senate Bill 809, March 19, 1958

Date of Work



US Senate Bill 809, S. 809, legislation, economic assistance, Jewel Bearing Plant, industrial plants, industry

Organizations Referenced

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

People Referenced

Martin Cross, William Langer, Carl Beck, Richard Neuberger, Miss Peterson, H. A. Silver, Carey Kefauver, Pete Chumbris


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Letter from Senator Langer to Martin Cross Regarding US Senate Bill 809, March 5, 1958