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These two letter dated April 24, 1942 from Fort Berthold Agency Superintendent William Beyer to R.L. Fraser of Washburn, North Dakota (ND) and E.C. Stucke of Garrison, ND are identical except for the addressees. In them, Beyer explains tro each addressee that United States (US) Senator William Langer "desires statements from local business and professional men as to their opinion on the merits of the Stamp Relief Plan," and requests that he prepare such a statement and mail it to Langer in Washington, D.C.
Beyer adds that he and others at the Fort Berthold Agency are “very enthusiastic over the Stamp Relief Plan” and its benefits, including the elimination of freighting and the lessening of the danger of spoilage.
The letter to Stucke is marked with the handwritten annotation “Stamp Plan.” No annotation appears on the letter to Fraser.
Letter from William Beyer to Senator Langer Regarding the Stamp Program on the Fort Berthold Reservation, January 26, 1942
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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, Elbowoods, food stamps, Stamp Relief Plan
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Bureau of Indian Affairs
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Beyer, William, "Letter from William Beyer to R.L. Fraser and E.C. Stucke Regarding Statements in Favor of the Stamp Relief Plan, April 24, 1942" (1942). William Langer Papers. 669.