December 3rd, 1942.
Miss Alice Bethea,
With reference to your telegram of November 14th and your letter of November 16 to District Inspector Case in respect of your brother Edward Talmage Bethea, seaman 1st class U.S.C.G., a passenger on the ill-fated S.S. Caribou, I beg to enclose copy of report of District Inspector Case for your information.
I regret to advise that the body of your brother has not been recovered, at least, not to our knowledge. However, if it should be recovered I shall let you know immediately.
Your very truly,
Chief of Police
Source: "Provincial Archives of Newfoundland and Labrador."
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