B-129535, B-124063, SEP. 13, 1960

B-124063,B-129535: Sep 13, 1960

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED AUGUST 30. STATING THAT IT IS YOUR UNDERSTANDING THAT THE MATTER OF THE INDEBTEDNESS OF STEPHEN A. HAS BEEN REVIEWED FURTHER AND THAT INSTRUCTIONS HAVE BEEN ISSUED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WAS INFORMED THAT THERE NOW EXISTS NO LEGAL BASIS FOR THE COUNTERCLAIM ADVANCED AGAINST MR. WHILE NO FORMAL DIRECTIVE WAS ISSUED TO OUR CLAIMS DIVISION RELATIVE TO THE INDEBTEDNESS. NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN THEREON. 1959) IS CONSIDERED CANCELLED.

B-129535, B-124063, SEP. 13, 1960

TO KING AND KING, ATTORNEYS AT LAW:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED AUGUST 30, 1960, STATING THAT IT IS YOUR UNDERSTANDING THAT THE MATTER OF THE INDEBTEDNESS OF STEPHEN A. CHRISTIAN, PLAINTIFF NO. 3 IN THE CLASS ACTION OF AUBREY L. BASS, ET AL. V. UNITED STATES, CT.CL. NO. 197-55, IN THE AMOUNT OF $67.86, AS STATED IN OUR DECISION OF JUNE 17, 1959, B-129535, HAS BEEN REVIEWED FURTHER AND THAT INSTRUCTIONS HAVE BEEN ISSUED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, CLAIMS DIVISION, AUTHORIZING THE CANCELLATION OF THE INDEBTEDNESS.

YOU MAY BE ADVISED THAT BY LETTER DATED JULY 26, 1960, B-124063, THE ATTORNEY GENERAL WAS INFORMED THAT THERE NOW EXISTS NO LEGAL BASIS FOR THE COUNTERCLAIM ADVANCED AGAINST MR. CHRISTIAN IN THE BASS, ET AL. CASE AND THAT IT SHOULD BE DISMISSED. WHILE NO FORMAL DIRECTIVE WAS ISSUED TO OUR CLAIMS DIVISION RELATIVE TO THE INDEBTEDNESS, NO ACTION WILL BE TAKEN THEREON, AND THE INDEBTEDNESS (INCLUDING THE AMOUNT OF $67.86 REFERRED TO IN OUR LETTER OF JUNE 17, 1959) IS CONSIDERED CANCELLED.