B-133579, OCT. 18, 1957

B-133579: Oct 18, 1957

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW: THERE HAVE BEEN RECEIVED YOUR TWO LETTERS OF SEPTEMBER 24. IS BASED ON THE SAME STATUTORY PROVISIONS. SINCE IT IS NOT OUR PRACTICE TO TAKE ACTION UPON A CLAIM WHICH IS THE SUBJECT OF LITIGATION PENDING IN THE COURT OF CLAIMS. FINAL ACTION WILL NOT BE TAKEN BY THIS OFFICE ON THE CLAIMS YOU HAVE PRESENTED HERE UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS NOW PENDING IN THAT COURT.

B-133579, OCT. 18, 1957

TO FRIEDMAN, LOCKER AND SCHLEZINGER, ATTORNEYS AT LAW:

THERE HAVE BEEN RECEIVED YOUR TWO LETTERS OF SEPTEMBER 24, 1957, PRESENTING THE CLAIMS OF JOHN FRANKLIN BLANTON AND JOSEPH D. HUMPHREY, PLAINTIFFS NOS. (1) AND (2), RESPECTIVELY, ON THE ABOVE-ENTITLED COURT OF CLAIMS PETITION FOR ADDITIONAL RETIRED PAY ALLEGED TO BE DUE THEM INCIDENT TO THEIR MILITARY SERVICE.

THE PETITION NO. 399-57, NOW PENDING BEFORE THE COURT OF CLAIMS, IS BASED ON THE SAME STATUTORY PROVISIONS, RAISES THE SAME ISSUES AND COVERS THE SAME PERIODS OF TIME AS THOSE INVOLVED IN THE CLAIMS SET FORTH IN YOUR LETTERS OF SEPTEMBER 24, 1957. SINCE IT IS NOT OUR PRACTICE TO TAKE ACTION UPON A CLAIM WHICH IS THE SUBJECT OF LITIGATION PENDING IN THE COURT OF CLAIMS, FINAL ACTION WILL NOT BE TAKEN BY THIS OFFICE ON THE CLAIMS YOU HAVE PRESENTED HERE UNTIL THE CONCLUSION OF THE JUDICIAL PROCEEDINGS NOW PENDING IN THAT COURT.