Serial 630

[Editor’s note: One of the subjects of this serial whose name is deleted is former Temple member Jim Cobb. The deleted information from the memorandum – designated by brackets – which is known to the editor has been indicated by red type.]

0 280307Z NOV 78
FM SAN FRANCISCO (89-250) (P)
TO DIRECTOR (89-4286) IMMEDIATE
BT
UNCLAS<>
ATTENTION CID COMMAND POST
RYMUR, 00: SAN FRANCISCO

San Francisco Daily Summary

Copies of the following correspondence were received from Congressman Ryan’s San Mateo, California, office this date:

1) A November 6, 1978, Mark Lane letter to Ryan indicating Ryan should make arrangements for his trip to Guyana through Lane, that Lane would not be available at the time Ryan planned to go, and the two of them should settle on a date.

2) A November 10, 1978, Ryan letter to Lane saying he was going.

3) A November 1, 1978, Ryan letter to Jim Jones saying

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he was coming.

4) An undated Ryan letter to American Ambassador [John] Burke reiterating his letter to Jones.

No threats were noted.

Copies of Western Union mailgrams to Cyrus Vance and Judge Webster from San Francisco District Attorney Joseph Freitas, Jr., were received by FBI, San Francisco, which request coordination of interviews of Guyana survivors with members of the District Attorney’s investigative staff.

San Francisco Special Agents and former PT member [name deleted] [Jim Cobb] returning to San Francisco this date from Charleston, South Carolina.

Subpoenas obtained for known bank accounts of PT and for FCC records.

Charles Garry, PT attorney, advises PT members currently staying at Temple are declining to be interviewed at this time.

The burned material recovered on a beach south of San Francisco is in such a condition that it cannot be transmitted to the lab without excessive damage being done to it in that most of it is charred papers. However, review at San Francisco

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indicates its importance at this time of small value and it will be addressed at a later date.

Charles Garry advised he would be making additional files regarding suits against the Temple which have been filed with the court available for review tomorrow.

Dental and x-ray records for 20 possible suicide victims forwarded to the FBI Disaster Squad at Dover AFB, Dover, Delaware, this date.

Armed and dangerous. Suicidal tendencies.

BT

Originally posted on April 14th, 2019.

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