Martin Peck filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
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From: Martin Peck

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All information regarding the Thylacine, commonly known as the "Tasmanian Tiger".

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 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, DVD-R, or BD-R 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.


Martin Peck

From: Department of State

A fix is required to perfect the request. The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.

From: Martin Peck

Please restrict search to:
"All information regarding importation to the United States of the Thylacine, commonly known as the "Tasmanian Tiger", including Zoos in New York and elsewhere, before the year 1940."

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: FOIA Status

Dear Martin Peck,

This is in reference to your e-mail dated May 27, 2015, providing the Office of Information Programs and Services (IPS) with an amendment to your Freedom of Information Act request. Please be advised that a copy of your e-mail has been forwarded to the Initial Processing Team. Information regarding the status of your request will be provided to you soon.

We appreciate your patience during this process.

If you have any questions regarding the status of your request, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) on 202-261-8484 and refer to your case control number.


Charlotte W. Duckett
U.S. Department of State


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 7, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2015-09589.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. Peck,

I checked the status of this case and it was closed on May 20, 2015. You were informed of this in the letter that was sent to you on that date. If you wish to obtain records from the U.S. Department of State you will need to submit a new request. When you do a new case number will be generated.

Please reference the old case number in your new request in case the team reviewing the material needs to access information from the old case file. Before you submit a new request please read the instructions and provide a more detailed description of the records you are seeking as requested in the letter sent to you on May 20, 2015.

I hope this information is helpful. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to

Chris Barnes
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484

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