B-127303, MAR. 22, 1956

B-127303: Mar 22, 1956

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 16. SINCE THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE IS WITHOUT AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT IN FINAL SETTLEMENT ANY AMOUNT LESS THAN THE ENTIRE INDEBTEDNESS. 604 IS BEING REFERRED TODAY TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR CONSIDERATION AND DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO LAW. UPON RECEIPT OF ADVICE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AS TO THE CONCLUSION REACHED IN THE MATTER YOU WILL BE PROMPTLY ADVISED.

B-127303, MAR. 22, 1956

TO WEGMAN, EPSTEIN AND BURKE, ATTORNEYS AT LAW:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 16, 1956, WRITTEN ON BEHALF OF LINCOLN INDUSTRIES, INC., RELATIVE TO THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM FOR RENTAL AND REPOSSESSION COSTS COVERING TWO PRESSES LEASED BY YOUR CLIENT FROM THE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION.

SINCE THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE IS WITHOUT AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT IN FINAL SETTLEMENT ANY AMOUNT LESS THAN THE ENTIRE INDEBTEDNESS, YOUR COMPROMISE OFFER OF $2,604 IS BEING REFERRED TODAY TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR CONSIDERATION AND DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO LAW. UPON RECEIPT OF ADVICE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AS TO THE CONCLUSION REACHED IN THE MATTER YOU WILL BE PROMPTLY ADVISED.