A-96180, A-97638, JUL. 8, 1957

A-96180,A-97638: Jul 8, 1957

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ARMY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS DATED JANUARY 8 AND APRIL 19. WHICH WAS SUSPENDED FROM MARCH 1. SINCE IT APPEARS THAT THE COURT ACTION WAS SETTLED BY THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OF THE OFFER IN COMPROMISE TENDERED BY THE ROYAL INDEMNITY COMPANY. OUR CLAIMS DIVISION WILL SETTLE THE CLAIM FOR ADJUSTMENT OF RETIRED PAY FOR PERIODS PRIOR TO MARCH 1.

A-96180, A-97638, JUL. 8, 1957

TO RETIRED PAY DIVISION, FINANCE CENTER, U.S. ARMY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTERS DATED JANUARY 8 AND APRIL 19, 1957, YOUR FILE NO. FINCS-B 201 TAYLOR, WILLIAM A., O 161 685, RELATIVE TO THE RESUMPTION OF PAYMENT OF RETIRED PAY TO COLONEL WILLIAM A. TAYLOR, RETIRED, WHICH WAS SUSPENDED FROM MARCH 1, 1954, PENDING DISPOSITION OF THE SUIT AGAINST COLONEL TAYLOR IN A UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR AN INDEBTEDNESS ARISING OUT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS DUTIES AS UNITED STATES PROPERTY AND DISBURSING OFFICER, NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD.

SINCE IT APPEARS THAT THE COURT ACTION WAS SETTLED BY THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE OF THE OFFER IN COMPROMISE TENDERED BY THE ROYAL INDEMNITY COMPANY, SURETY, AND SINCE IT APPEARS THAT THE RETIRED PAY, OTHERWISE DUE COLONEL TAYLOR, FORMED NO PART OF THE COMPROMISE AGREEMENT, RETIRED PAY WITHHELD FROM MARCH 1, 1954, MAY NOW BE ALLOWED, AND CURRENT PAYMENTS RESUMED, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT.

OUR CLAIMS DIVISION WILL SETTLE THE CLAIM FOR ADJUSTMENT OF RETIRED PAY FOR PERIODS PRIOR TO MARCH 1, 1954, IN SUCH AMOUNTS AS MAY BE FOUND DUE, IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PRINCIPLES OF PRICE V. UNITED STATES, 121 C.CLS. 664. ..END :