Feb 7, 1979 • 0558 • State-Georgetown • 32545

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1979STATE032545_e.html. In addition, it should be pointed out that the reported death of Howard Hughes Jr. in Jonestown is in error. See follow-up cable here.]

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STATE 032545
ORIGIN OCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 FSE-00 /007 R
DRAFTED BY CA:OCS:EMR:KHOLMES:KMC
APPROVED BY CA:OCS:RAMCKENZIE
CA:OCS:EMR:RAMCKENZIE
BF/OF/AD/SAC
——————087925 071228Z /10

P 070558Z FEB 79
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 032545

E.O. 12065 N/A
TAGS: CASC: HUGHES, HOWARD R.
SUBJECT: W/W FUNDS: HOWARD R. HUGHES

1. SCS/TRUST DOLLARS 5 (FIVE) FOR HOWARD R. HUGHES HOWARD R. HUGHESSYMBOL 19X6875 ACCOUNT NO. 920608

2. DEPOSITOR: KATHERINE JEFFRIES, COEURD’ALENE, IDAHO

3. RECEIVED BY DEPARTMENT VIA WESTERN UNION MONEY ORDER.

4. FOR POST INFORMATION: IF SUFFICIENT CASH NOT ON HAND FOR PAYMENT CASHIER SHOULD USE EMERGENCY REPLENISHMENT PROCEDURE TO OBTAIN FUNDS IMMEDIATELY THROUGH USDO.

5. NOTIFY DEPARTMENT BF/OF/AD/SAC WITH ACCOUNT NUMBER WHEN FINAL PAYMENT MADE.

6. MESSAGE: REQUEST CERTIFIED COPY DEATH CERTIFICATE OF HOWARD ROBARD HUGHES, JR. DIED NOVEMBER 18, 1978

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AT JONESTOWN, GUYANA FOR PROBATE.

VANCE

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Originally posted on October 22nd, 2020.

Last modified on November 15th, 2020.
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