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This handwritten letter, dated October 30, 1945, from Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Chairperson Martin Cross to United States (US) Senator William Langer, thanks Langer for his letter of October 22 in which he enclosed a speech inspired by Cross's recent visit to Washington, D. C.. Cross notes he read the speech in a Tribal Council meeting and it was enjoyed by all. Cross reports that he and Peter Beauchamp will be in Washington, D. C. to work on hiring an independent lawyer for the tribes. Cross says he received a letter from John E. Hamilton and would like to meet with him.
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Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, speech, Washington D. C., independent lawyer, tribal lawyer, tribal representation, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Garrison Diversion
Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Council, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council, US War Department, US Army Corps of Engineers
William Langer, Martin Cross, John E. Hamilton, Peter Beauchamp
Cross, Martin, "Letter from Martin Cross to Senator Langer Regarding Trip to Washington and Desire for a Meeting with John Hamilton, October 30, 1945" (1945). William Langer Papers. 944.