B-136006, MAY 14, 1958

B-136006: May 14, 1958

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INC.: WE HAVE YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 28. THE DATE ON WHICH THE GOVERNMENT'S ANSWER IS DUE IN NO. 498-57. WE ARE UNABLE TO AUTHORIZE THE REQUESTED DEFERMENT. SINCE THE INDEBTEDNESS WAS TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 14.

B-136006, MAY 14, 1958

TO F. W. MYERS DRIVEAWAY SYSTEM, INC.:

WE HAVE YOUR LETTER OF APRIL 28, 1958, RELATIVE TO OUR CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS DATED MARCH 28, 1958, STATED AGAINST YOUR COMPANY IN THE AMOUNT OF $15,717.15.

SINCE YOU BELIEVE THAT THE GOVERNMENT'S CLAIM AGAINST YOU RAISES THE SAME ISSUE AS THAT INVOLVED IN BOLIN DRIVEAWAY COMPANY V. UNITED STATES, COURT OF CLAIMS NO. 498-57, YOU REQUEST PERMISSION TO DEFER ACTION ON THE CERTIFICATE OF INDEBTEDNESS UNTIL AFTER JULY 22, 1958, THE DATE ON WHICH THE GOVERNMENT'S ANSWER IS DUE IN NO. 498-57. WE ARE UNABLE TO AUTHORIZE THE REQUESTED DEFERMENT, SINCE THE INDEBTEDNESS WAS TRANSMITTED ON APRIL 14, 1958, TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL FOR COLLECTION, AND BY HIS DEPARTMENT TO THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY IN FORT WAYNE, INDIANA, FOR APPROPRIATE ACTION.

IN THE CIRCUMSTANCES, IT APPEARS THAT YOUR PROPOSAL SHOULD BE HANDLED WITH THE UNITED STATES ATTORNEY IN FORT WAYNE.