B-121373, JUL. 7, 1955

B-121373: Jul 7, 1955

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H. SCOTT LUMBER COMPANY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 21. IT WAS HELD THAT THERE WAS NO LEGAL AUTHORITY FOR ALLOWING YOUR CLAIM. SUCH LETTERS WERE FORWARDED HERE AND CAREFULLY CONSIDERED AT THE TIME THE DECISION WAS RENDERED.

B-121373, JUL. 7, 1955

TO C. H. SCOTT LUMBER COMPANY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 21, 1954, WITH ENCLOSURES, REQUESTING FURTHER CONSIDERATION OF DECISION DATED NOVEMBER 17, 1954, WHICH SUSTAINED THE SETTLEMENT OF JULY 22, 1954, DISALLOWING YOUR CLAIM FOR $538.70 AS THE BALANCE BELIEVED TO BE DUE UNDER CONTRACT NO. DA-11-184 -ENG-8914, DATED JUNE 23, 1951.

THE VARIOUS CONTENTIONS URGED BY YOU IN THE MATTER RECEIVED CAREFUL CONSIDERATION AND, FOR THE REASONS SET FORTH IN THE DECISION OF NOVEMBER 17, 1954, IT WAS HELD THAT THERE WAS NO LEGAL AUTHORITY FOR ALLOWING YOUR CLAIM. YOUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 21, 1954, MERELY RESTATES THE CONTENTIONS EXPRESSED IN NUMEROUS LETTERS TO ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS CONCERNED WITH THE MATTER. SUCH LETTERS WERE FORWARDED HERE AND CAREFULLY CONSIDERED AT THE TIME THE DECISION WAS RENDERED. FURTHERMORE, THE ENCLOSURES WITH YOUR LETTER CONTAIN NO DATA NOT PREVIOUSLY CONSIDERED, AND A REEXAMINATION OF THE RECORD BEFORE THIS OFFICE DISCLOSES NOTHING WHICH WOULD REQUIRE OR JUSTIFY A CONCLUSION DIFFERENT FROM THAT PREVIOUSLY REACHED IN THE MATTER.