B-124890, FEB. 6, 1956

B-124890: Feb 6, 1956

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UNITED STATES LINES: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 16. SINCE A DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER YOUR PROPOSAL IS ACCEPTABLE IS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT'S JURISDICTION. YOU WILL BE INFORMED AS SOON AS A CONCLUSION HAS BEEN REACHED.

B-124890, FEB. 6, 1956

TO MR. G. A. PETERSON, CLAIM AGENT, INSURANCE AND CLAIM DEPARTMENT, UNITED STATES LINES:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 16, 1955, FILE MISC. U.S. ARMY CARGO, RELATIVE TO YOUR PROPOSAL TO EFFECT A COMPROMISE OF THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM FOR LOSS AND DAMAGE TO FLOUR CARGOES CARRIED BY UNITED STATES LINES IN 1947 AND 1948.

THE MATTER OF THE PROPOSED COMPROMISE HAS BEEN REFERRED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR CONSIDERATION, SINCE A DETERMINATION AS TO WHETHER YOUR PROPOSAL IS ACCEPTABLE IS WITHIN THE DEPARTMENT'S JURISDICTION. YOU WILL BE INFORMED AS SOON AS A CONCLUSION HAS BEEN REACHED.