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William Langer

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This letter, dated May 30, 1947, from United States (US) Senator William Langer to Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council Chairperson George Gillette, expresses Langer's regrets that the pressures of work have prevented Langer from replying sooner to Gillette's recent letter. Langer thanks Gillette for sharing his views regarding the abolishment of the US Bureau of Indian Affairs. Langer assures Gillette he is doing everything he can to have the bureau abolished, and urges Gillette to share any suggestions he has for accomplishing this.

On the subject of the Garrison Dam project, Langer writes that he "cannot agree" with Gillette's stand on the matter. Langer writes that he is "in favor of this project and hope[s] to see it progress favorably."

Date of Work

5-30-1947

Keywords

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Indian Bureau, US Bureau of Indian Affairs

Organizations Referenced

Mandan Hidatsa and Arikara Nation, the Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Mandan, Nueta, Hidatsa, Arikara, Sahnish, Garrison Dam, Garrison Reservoir, Indian Bureau, US Bureau of Indian Affairs, Three Affiliated Tribes Tribal Business Council

People Referenced

William Langer, George Gillette

Letter from Senator Langer to George Gillette Regarding Garrison Dam, May 30, 1947

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