[Editor’s note: The Jonestown community letter to John van de Kamp was also released at Serial 793.]
TO: DIRECTOR, FBI
FROM: SAC, LOS ANGELES (89-436) (3)
00: San Francisco
Enclosed for the Bureau and San Francisco, is one copy each of the letter addressed to John van de Kamp, District Attorney, Los Angeles County, dated 9/3/78, from residence [residents] at Peoples Temple Agricultural Mission Community, North West Region, Guyana, South America.
On 11/20/78, a copy of the above enclosure was provided to the Los Angeles FBI Office by District Attorney, Los Angeles County, Investigator Steve J. Ramirez.
The Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office has had an active investigation on an extortion matter pending with James Warren Jones and James McElvane as subjects.
[Jonestown community letter to John van de Kamp follows]