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This letter, dated July 13, 1953, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to US Congressman Usher Burdick, refers to a petition Langer has received from former Elbowoods residents who agreed to sell their homes in the to the US Corps of Engineers to make way for the creation of the Garrison Dam reservoir, and who, after waiting more than two years to be paid for these homes are now requesting to be paid immediately for their lost homes.
While this letter mentions a photostatic copy of the petition being attached, this letter is labeled "copy" and has no attachments or enclosures.
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Elbowoods, petition, Elbowoods Petition, taking area, Garrison Dam, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
US Army Corp of Engineers, Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
Usher Burdick, William Langer
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Langer, William, "Letter from Senator Langer to Congressman Usher Burdick Regarding Petition from Elbowoods, July 13, 1953" (1953). William Langer Papers. 675.