Augustus Owsley Stanley III FBI files

Joel Selvin filed this request with the Federal Bureau of Investigation of the United States of America.
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From: Joel Selvin

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

FBI files on convicted LSD manufacturer Augustus Owsley Stanley III (d. March 2011).

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Joel Selvin

From: Department of Justice

From: Federal Bureau of Investigation

From: Joel Selvin

I wanted to follow up on this request, which was referred to the FBI by the Department of Justice FOIA office, but for which we never received a confirmation letter nor tracking number.


From: "Sobonya, David P." <>

Dear Mr. Selvin,

A 'NO RECORD' response letter was mailed to you on 4-19-12. If you did not receive the correspondence please let me know and another copy will be mailed to you.

Please contact me if you require further assistance.