B-125606, JAN. 11, 1956

B-125606: Jan 11, 1956

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YOUR CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BECAUSE OF THE ABSENCE OF ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORIZATION OR APPROVAL OF THE TRAVEL AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE AND OF EVIDENCE SUPPORTING YOUR ALLEGATIONS AS TO THE TRAVEL PERFORMED AND EXPENSE INCURRED. DOES NOT SUPPLY OFFICIAL OR OTHER CORROBORATIVE EVIDENCE OF THE FACTS ALLEGED BY YOU AS THE BASIS FOR YOUR CLAIM AND UPON THE PRESENT RECORD THE PRIOR DISPOSITION IS VIEWED AS CORRECT. FURTHER CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN YOUR CLAIM.

B-125606, JAN. 11, 1956

TO MR. KURT W. FREDERICKS:

PURSUANT TO YOUR REQUEST OF AUGUST 25, 1955, THERE HAS BEEN FURTHER CONSIDERED YOUR CLAIM FOR REIMBURSEMENT OF THE EXPENSES INCURRED IN DECEMBER 1949, WHILE AN EMPLOYEE OF THE OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR GERMANY, FOR THE RETURN TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES OF YOUR FORMER WIFE.

BY A SETTLEMENT OF AUGUST 17, 1955, YOUR CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BECAUSE OF THE ABSENCE OF ADMINISTRATIVE AUTHORIZATION OR APPROVAL OF THE TRAVEL AT GOVERNMENT EXPENSE AND OF EVIDENCE SUPPORTING YOUR ALLEGATIONS AS TO THE TRAVEL PERFORMED AND EXPENSE INCURRED. YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 25, 1955, DOES NOT SUPPLY OFFICIAL OR OTHER CORROBORATIVE EVIDENCE OF THE FACTS ALLEGED BY YOU AS THE BASIS FOR YOUR CLAIM AND UPON THE PRESENT RECORD THE PRIOR DISPOSITION IS VIEWED AS CORRECT.

HOWEVER, SHOULD YOU FURNISH EVIDENCE OF YOUR FORMER WIFE'S TRAVEL TO THE UNITED STATES, SUCH AS A LETTER FROM THE FRENCH LINES THAT HER NAME APPEARS ON THE PASSENGER LIST OF A SHIP BOUND FOR LOS ANGELES VIA THE PANAMA CANAL IN DECEMBER 1949, AND AN AFFIDAVIT OR CORROBORATIVE EVIDENCE THAT YOU PAID THE TRANSPORTATION COSTS OF YOUR FORMER WIFE'S TRAVEL FROM YOU PERSONAL FUNDS, FURTHER CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN YOUR CLAIM.

ON THE EXISTING RECORD THE SETTLEMENT OF AUGUST 17, 1955, MUST BE SUSTAINED.