Correspondence with British Royal Family (Jimmy Carter Presidential Library)

Edward Blaise filed this request with the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library of the United States of America.
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From: Ned Donovan

To Whom It May Concern:

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

Any correspondence, including letters and handwritten notes to and from the following members of the British Royal Family:

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II
Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother
HRH the Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip)
HRH the Prince of Wales (Prince Charles)

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, 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.


Ned Donovan

From: Brittany Parris

To whom it may concern,

Please see the attached response from the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library
to FOIA Requester Ned Donovan.


Brittany Parris
​, FOIA Officer​
Jimmy Carter Library and Museum <>

From: Ned Donovan

Dear Ms Parris,

I will have a check sent now for all of the open records, which I believe will be 20 x 0.75.

Could you please provide information to request an MDR?

Best wishes,
Ned Donovan

From: Brittany Parris

Dear Mr. Donovan,

Please find attached the invoice for copies. You are correct--it is 20
copies x $0.75. Checks can be mailed to the following address:

​Jimmy Carter Library,
441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307-1498

Please send it to my attention.

I have attached an MDR request form as well as an informational handout on
MDR. Complete sections I and II of the request form. For section III you
may write "entire folder". You can return the form to me for handling.

Let me know if you have any additional questions.


Brittany Parris
Archivist, Jimmy Carter Library and Museum


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $15.00 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Brittany Parris

Dear Mr. Donovan,

Please find your copies from request FOIA-LP-JC-2017-009.


Brittany Parris

FOIA Officer​

Jimmy Carter Library and Museum <>

From: Brittany Parris

Dear Mr. Donovan,

A response letter was already sent to you via the preferred
email ( on June 5, 2017 as an
attachment. I have re-attached the Library's response here to this email.

In reply to this response letter, you requested copies of select documents
and information on Mandatory Declassification Review (MDR.) An invoice for
copies and information on MDR was sent to you via said email on June 6,
2017. The Library has not received any MDR requests from you related to the
withdrawn records as mentioned in the Library's June 5, 2017 response. I
can re-send this information to you if you need it. The copies of the
documents you ordered were emailed to you on June 12, 2017.

FOIA-LP-JC-2017-009 has been closed.

If you had any trouble viewing any of the items that I mentioned, let me
know and I can send them via regular mail instead.

If this does not answer your question, do let me know.

Please confirm receipt of this so that I can ensure that you did indeed
receive the Library's response to this case.


*Brittany Parris*
​Archivist, FOIA Officer

*"The contents of this message are mine personally and do not necessarily
reflect any position of the U.S. Government or the National Archives and
Records Administration."*