B-131383, SEP. 19, 1957

B-131383: Sep 19, 1957

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TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR OFFER TO COMPROMISE ON A 50 PERCENT BASIS THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM FOR $1. WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO ACCEPT YOUR CHECK FOR $947.26 IN FULL SETTLEMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM IN THIS MATTER.

B-131383, SEP. 19, 1957

TO THE ATCHISON, TOPEKA AND SANTA FE RAILWAY COMPANY:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR OFFER TO COMPROMISE ON A 50 PERCENT BASIS THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM FOR $1,894.52, REPRESENTING THE NET AMOUNT OF DAMAGE TO TWO AIRPLANE TIRES DAMAGED BEYOND REPAIR IN A SHIPMENT OF 24 SUCH TIRES WHICH MOVED FROM CORPUS CHRISTI, TEXAS, TO LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA, UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. AF 3011883, DURING SEPTEMBER 1954.

THE ATTORNEY GENERAL HAS NOTIFIED US THAT YOUR OFFER HAS BEEN ACCEPTED. ACCORDINGLY, WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO ACCEPT YOUR CHECK FOR $947.26 IN FULL SETTLEMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM IN THIS MATTER.