[Editor’s note: Two of the subjects of this serial whose names are deleted are those of the Carter brothers, who left Jonestown on November 18, 1978. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]
P 201825Z FEB 79
FM CARACAS (89-4) (P)
TO DIRECTOR PRIORITY 038-20
Re Butel dated February 17, 1979, and cartel February 12, 1979.
Info contained in re Butel passed by teletype to American Embassy Georgetown with request to obtain all items therein and forward directly to USDS [US Department of State] for transmittal by liaison to SA [name deleted].
For info on San Francisco, interviews of [Carters] and Michael Prokes, when obtained, will contain essentially the same info as set forth in coroner’s inquest beginning on page 28.
American Ambassador at Georgetown on February 9, 1979, reiterated his request for prompt return of some of the items previously sent to U.S. Legat suggests that inasmuch as last seven crates sent to U.S. contained mostly entertainment type films, that these seven crates be processed and returned in the very near future to the American Embassy at Georgetown in order to indicate to American
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Ambassador and Government of Guyana our spirit of cooperation in this very important case.
The San Francisco Office should be furnished all of the above info.