B-132561, OCT. 2, 1957

B-132561: Oct 2, 1957

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NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 10. WE HAVE NOT. WE ASSUME THAT YOUR OFFER IS STILL OPEN AND THAT YOU WILL ARRANGE FOR PAYMENT ON A 50-PERCENT BASIS IN THE EVENT YOUR OFFER IS ACCEPTED.

B-132561, OCT. 2, 1957

TO MR. GEORGE COATES, FREIGHT CLAIM AGENT, NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 10, 1957, CLAIM 12 426754, IN WHICH YOU ENCLOSED A CHECK FOR $360 (DESIGNATED AS INVALID 90 DAYS AFTER ISSUANCE) AND OFFERED TO SETTLE ON A 50-PERCENT BASIS THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM FOR $720, REPRESENTING THE COST OF REPAIRING A DRILLING MACHINE DAMAGED WHILE IN TRANSIT FROM DETROIT, MICHIGAN, TO TERRE HAUTE, INDIANA, UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. AF-6217850.

WE HAVE NOT, AS YET, COMPLETED THE ASSEMBLING OF THE PERTINENT PAPERS. WHEN THE RECORD HAS BEEN FULLY DEVELOPED WE ANTICIPATE FORWARDING YOUR OFFER TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR HIS CONSIDERATION. UNLESS YOU NOTIFY US TO THE CONTRARY, WE ASSUME THAT YOUR OFFER IS STILL OPEN AND THAT YOU WILL ARRANGE FOR PAYMENT ON A 50-PERCENT BASIS IN THE EVENT YOUR OFFER IS ACCEPTED.