B-125258, OCT. 14, 1955

B-125258: Oct 14, 1955

Additional Materials:

Contact:

Edda Emmanuelli Perez
(202) 512-2853
EmmanuelliPerezE@gao.gov

 

Office of Public Affairs
(202) 512-4800
youngc1@gao.gov

ESQUIRE: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 22. THE MATTER IS BEING REFERRED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR CONSIDERATION AND APPROPRIATE ACTION.

B-125258, OCT. 14, 1955

TO I. WILLIAM ASHMAN, ESQUIRE:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 22, 1955, SUBMITTING AN OFFER ON BEHALF OF LASTING PRODUCTS COMPANY TO PAY $787.88, THE AMOUNT OF THE CERTIFIED CHECK FORWARDED WITH YOUR LETTER, IN FULL SATISFACTION OF THE COMPANY'S INDEBTEDNESS TO THE UNITED STATES FOR PAINTS PURCHASED FROM THE WAR ASSETS ADMINISTRATION ON SALES DOCUMENTS NOS. 2704264, 2704265 AND 2704266, DATED OCTOBER 10, 1946. ALSO, YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 19, 1955, RELATIVE TO THE MATTER HAS BEEN RECEIVED.

THIS OFFICE HAS NO AUTHORITY TO COMPROMISE A CLAIM OF THE UNITED STATES, SUCH AUTHORITY BEING VESTED IN THE ATTORNEY GENERAL OF THE UNITED STATES. THEREFORE, BY LETTER OF TODAY, THE MATTER IS BEING REFERRED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR CONSIDERATION AND APPROPRIATE ACTION.