March 9, 78 • State-Georgetown • 061228

[Editor’s note: This text was released at https://wikileaks.org/plusd/cables/1978STATE061228_d.html. The State Department FOIA release of 1981 withheld the name of a relative of a Temple mermber from this cable. It is denoted below in red type.]

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STATE 061228
ORIGIN SCS-06
INFO OCT-01 ISO-00 /007 R
DRAFTED BY CA:SCS:EHO’KANE:DG
APPROVED BY CA:SCS:SADORENCHUK
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P 092301Z MAR 78
FM SECSTATE WASHDC
TO AMEMBASSY GEORGETOWN PRIORITY
UNCLAS STATE 061228

E.O. 11652: N/A
TAGS: CASC (CHAVIS, LORETTA)
SUBJECT: W/W:LORETTA CHAVIS 4-I-55 CALIF

1. MOTHER WISHES ASSISTANCE IN CONTACTING DAUGHTER LORETTA CHAVIS. MS CHAVIS IS A MEMBER OF THE PEOPLE’S TEMPLE. ADDRESS: P.O.BOX 893,GEORGETOWN. MS. CHAVIS IS A PARTY IN LAW SUIT ARISING OUT OF AUTO ACCIDENT. HER LAWYER REQUIRES ADDITIONAL INFORMATION FROM HER.

2. IF ABLE TO CONTACT MS CHAVIS PLS REQUEST THAT SHE GET IN TOUCH WITH HER MOTHER AND LAWYER.

3. IF UNABLE, PLEASE REPORT RESULTS OF EFFORTS BY OFFICIAL DIRECT RELAY CABLE TO MOTHER, LULA MAE SMITH 1047 EXPOSITION, LOS ANGELES, CALIF 90037 TELEPHONE 2I3-737-0346.

4. ASSISTANCE APPRECIATED

5. PRIVACY ACT AUTHORIZATION REQUIRED IN CASES WHERE

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INFORMATION IS TO BE RELAYED TO INQUIRER BY DEPT. OR POST AUTHORIZATION SHOULD BE INCLUDED AS A SEPARATE ITEM IN ANY REPORT TO THE DEPT.

VANCE

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Originally posted on February 12th, 2020.

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