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This document contains the text of a letter dated May 13, 1941 from United States (US) Senator William Langer to to a group of members of the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation who had sent Langer a petition.
Langer begins by acknowledging receipt of the petition and and pledging to do all he can to secure the passage of US Senate Bill no. 584 which, he writes, "provides that $400,000 be appropriated by the [US] Treasury in full and final settlement of all claims and demands of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation in North Dakota. He adds that this amount will be deposited to the credit of the Indians of the Fort Berthold Reservation and draw interest in accordance with existing laws.
Letter from E. N. Perkins to Senator Langer Regarding $400,000 Settlement, April 5, 1941
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The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, per capita payments, per capita allocation, Senate Bill 584, S. 584, S.B. 584, $400, 000
The Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, US Senate
Langer, William, "Text of Letter from Senator Langer to Petitioners Regarding US Senate Bill 584 and $400,000 Settlement, May 13, 1941" (1941). William Langer Papers. 885.