November 23, 1966
[ADDRESS BLOCK BLACKED OUT]
Dear Mrs. [BLACKED OUT]
The letter of November 16th from you and your husband has been received.
In response to your inquiry, information in our files must be maintained
as confidential pursuant to regulations of the Department of Justice. I
am sure you will understand why I cannot comment as you desire.
[stamped] J. Edgar Hoover
John Edgar Hoover
NOTE: Lafayette Ron Hubbard, the founder of "The Founding Churches of
Scientology" has been known to the Bureau since 1951; however, neither
Hubbard nor the organizations headed by him have been investigated by the
Bureau. "Scientology" is an alleged science which instills self
confidence and assists individuals in removing mental problems.
Correspondents are not identifiable in Bufiles.