To: SAC, San Francisco
From: Director, FBI
Enclosed for San Francisco is the original of a letter and its enclosures addressed to the Bureau from John V. Moore, father of Annie Moore and Carolyn Layton.
Enclosures furnished San Francisco for appropriate action.
[Page 2 – photocopy of manila envelope]
First United Methodist Church
March 2, 1979
Mr. Louis Stephens
10th and Penn. N.W.
Washington, DC 20535
Dear Mr. Stephens:
Thank you for the opportunity to talk to you about the autopsies. We appreciate your help throughout this difficult and painful process.
I gave some material which I had written to the local FBI agents. The enclosed material will help you understand something of how I see and feel about the tragedy.
With good wishes.
John V Moore
[Pages 4 – 6 comprise “A Witness to Tragedy and Resurrection,” a sermon preached by John V Moore on November 26, 1978.]
[Pages 7 – 10 comprise “Notes and Reflections on Our Trip to Guyana” a description of the trip which John and Barbara Moore took in May 1978 to visit their daughters in Jonestown.]
[Pages 11 – 19 comprise a longer Statement which John Moore wrote on December 16, 1978, which was an effort to distill his reflections and thoughts a month after the deaths in Jonestown.]
[Pages 20 – 22 comprise a Letter to The Christian Century, a mainline Protestant biweekly magazine, written on December 21, which attempts to place Peoples Temple within the context of the 1960s.]