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These seven telegrams, dated September 1, 1955 except as noted below, from the senders listed below to United States (US) Senator William Langer express the senders' opposition to a sale of Indian land to take place at New Town, North Dakota on the Forth Berthold Reservation.
While the wording of the telegrams varies, all ask for this sale to be halted until further study is made.
The senders include:
The Reverend B. D. Connerly of Carrington, North Dakota,
Marvin Kirk of Ramsey Country, North Dakota,
Walter F. Jarvis of Fargo, North Dakota,
The Reverend Helmuth Fitchler of Glen Ullin, North Dakota,
Mrs. George Lincoln of Hunter, North Dakota,
The Social Action Committee of the Congregation Christian Conference of North Dakota (dated August 31, 1955)
And Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pierce of Scranton, North Dakota (dated Sepember 2, 1955).
Telegram from Senator Langer to B. D. Connerly Et Al. Regarding Sale of Indian Lands, September 2, 1955
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The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, land sale, land auction, auction
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish
William Langer, B. D. Connerly, Marvin Kirek, Walter f. Jarvis, Helmuth Fichtler, Mrs. George Lincoln, Charles Pierce, Mrs. Charles Pierce
Connerly, B. D.; Kirk, Marvin; Jarvis, Walter F.; Fichtler, Helmuth; Lincoln, Mrs. George; The Congregation Christian Conference of North Dakota; Pierce, Charles; and Pierce, Mrs. Charles, "Telegrams from B. D. Connerly et al. to Senator Langer Opposing Sale of Indian Land, September 1, 1955" (1955). William Langer Papers. 766.