State Cable: 770913 State-GT
(Berda Johnson)

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1977STATE219323_c.html. The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld many of the names in this cable. They are denoted in red type.]

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ORIGIN SCS-05
INFO OCT-01 ARA-14 ISO-00 /020 R
DRAFTED BY CA/SCS/JKOMITOR:RAM
APPROVED BY CA/SCS/SADOBRENCHUK
CA/SCS/EAPOWERS
CA/SCS/RLRIVERA –
DESIRED DISTRIBUTION ARA/CAR/FTUMMINIA
——————083898 140007Z /20

P 132159Z SEP 77
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
INFO AMEMBASSY PORT OF SPAIN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 219323
PORT OF SPAIN FOR RICHARD MCCOY AT CONSULAR CONFERENCE

E.O. 11652:
N/A TAGS: CASC, GY (JOHNSON, BERDA)
SUBJECT: W/W: BERDA JOHNSON, AGE 88, MISS

1. FRANCES PATRICIA BAXTER, DAUGHTER OF BERDA JOHNSON, REQUESTS ASSISTANCE IN LOCATING HER MOTHEER WHO REPORTEDLY LEFT THE U.S. TO WORK WITH PEOPLES CHURCH, P.O. BOX 893, GEORGETOWN, GUYANA. DAUGHTER CONCERNED AS SHE BELIEVES HER MOTHER IS GIVING CHURCH ALL OF HER MONEY AND BEING TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF BY CHURCH GROUP.
2. POST REQUESTED ATTEMPT LOCATE JOHNSON, INFORM HER OF DAUGHTER’S CONCERN. ALSO INFORM DAUGHTER BY DIRECT RELAY CABLE WHEREABOUTS OF MOTHER, HER PHYSICAL AND MENTAL

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WELL BEING AND WHEN SHE EXPECTS TO RETURN HOME. DAUGHTER STATED SHE WILLING TO ASSIST MOTHER TO RETURN HOM EVEN IF SHE HAS TO GO TO GUYANA TO BRING HER BACK. SEND CABLE TO FRANCES PATRICIA BAXTER, 5830 GREEN VALLEY CIRCLE, CULVER CITY, CA. 90230. TEL: 213-776-6158.

3. NOTICE: PRIVACY ACT AUTHORIZATION REQUIRED IN CASES WHERE INFORMATION IS TO BE RELAYED BY DEPARTMENT OR POST TO INQUIRER.

VANCE

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Originally posted on February 4th, 2020.

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