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This letter dated May 7, 1952, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to A. N. Winge of Van Hook, North Dakota, marks the receipt of Winge’s letter from April 28, 1952. Langer writes that “it is extremely difficult to advise you concerning this matter from this end," explaining that “an action has been instituted in the [US] Federal Court for the condemnation of the land and under such circumstances there is nothing that anyone here can do to be of help.” Langer advises Winge to procure a private attorney to “look after your interest and he really is the only one that can do anything for you.” Langer writes that he will help Winge if her private attorney “runs into some snag, and concludes by assuring Winge that she should get in touch with him if there is anything further he can be helpful in.
The letter includes the all caps annotations “DICTATED BY H.A. MACKOFF” and “GARRISON DAM.”
Letter from Senator Langer to Senator Young, Representative Burdick, and Representative Aandahl Regarding the A. N. Winge’s Treatment During the Condemnation Proceedings, March 3, 1952
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William Langer, A. N. Winge, H. A. Mackoff
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Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to A. N. Winge Regarding the Legality of the Condemnation Process, May 7, 1952" (1952). William Langer Papers. 655.