Telegram to Jim Jones from Steven A. Katsaris (Original)

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Steven A Katsaris
915 West Church Street
Ukiah California 95482

This mailgram is a confirmation copy of the following message:

LT TDRN Ukiah CA 166 09-15 0204P PDT

Int Lt Rev Jim Jones Peoples Temple Ag Project Care Mr McCoy US Embassy Georgetown (Guyana)

Radiophone communications September 14th with daughter Maria Katsaris caused extreme anxiety Stop Plans to visit her several days have met with conflicting reasons why she cant see her father.  Stop I was told the Guyana Government discouraged visitors Stop I offered to seek permission through Guyana Embassy then told it was your policy not to permit visitors to project Stop I offered to meet Maria in Georgetown Stop Then told she would be in Venezuela with boy friend Stop I suggested meet her in Venezuela Stop Then told not to come to Guyana because she would not see me Stop What is wrong Cannot comprehend daughters refusal to see me Stop Am trying hard to be objective and not believe in recent publicity Stop Why cant I see Maria Stop Her recent letters indicate she loves and misses her family Stop Upon assurance Barry Wood former director Legal  Serve Foundation Mendocino County I will arrive in Georgetown to see Maria September 26th Am hurt puzzled and anxious Please reply Steven A Katsaris Trinity School 915 West Church Street Ukiah California 95482 Steven A Katsaris