Aug 24, 1979 • 1133 • Georgetown-State • 3793

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GEORGE 03793 241314Z
ACTION AID-31
INFO OCT-01 ARA-15 ADS-00 H-02 L-03 /052 W
——————107150 241455Z /42

P 241133Z AUG 79
FM AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN
TO SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY 0414
UNCLAS GEORGETOWN 3793

E.O. 12065: A
TAG: CDES, GY, OREP, (RYAN, LEO), (PEOPLE’S TEMPLE)
SUBJ: CONGRESSMAN RYAN’S FUNERAL EXPENSES
REF: A) STATE 149393 B) GEORGETOWN 2715

1. PER INSTRUCTIONS REF. A EMBASSY TRANSMITTED APPROPRIATE INVOICE TO MR. DOUGLAS STAFFORD, DIRECTOR, OFFICE OF FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT, AID, BY OM DATED JUNE 13, 1979.

2. EMBASSY HAS RECEIVED NEITHER ACKNOWLEDGEMENT NOR PAYMENT. FUNERAL PARLOR OWNER, WHO HAS PATIENTLY WAITED NINE (9) MONTHS, CONTACTED EMBASSY AGAIN TODAY (AUGUST 23, 1979) TO REMIND US THAT THE BILL REMAINS UNPAID.

3. PLEASE REPLY ASAP.

BURKE

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