B-137811, AUG. 26, 1959

B-137811: Aug 26, 1959

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TO NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM: REFERENCE IS MADE TO OUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 15. YOUR OFFER TOGETHER WITH OUR REPORT WAS REFERRED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ON APRIL 29. WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO REFUND THE AMOUNT OF $4. 840 WHICH WAS BEING HELD HERE PENDING NOTICE FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AS TO ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF YOUR COMPROMISE OFFER. SINCE YOUR OFFER HAS BEEN REJECTED YOU ARE REQUESTED TO REMIT THE FULL AMOUNT.

B-137811, AUG. 26, 1959

TO NEW YORK CENTRAL SYSTEM:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO OUR LETTER OF DECEMBER 15, 1958, YOUR FILE HL:G CLAIM 13-177429, CONCERNING YOUR OFFER AT $4,840 IN FULL SETTLEMENT OF A DAMAGE CLAIM ASSERTED AGAINST YOUR COMPANY BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY IN THE AMOUNT OF $9,680.

WE RECEIVED A REPORT CONCERNING THIS MATTER FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, AND YOUR OFFER TOGETHER WITH OUR REPORT WAS REFERRED TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL ON APRIL 29, 1959. THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE HAS NOW INFORMED US THAT YOUR OFFER HAS BEEN REJECTED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL. ACCORDINGLY, WE HAVE INSTRUCTED OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO REFUND THE AMOUNT OF $4,840 WHICH WAS BEING HELD HERE PENDING NOTICE FROM THE ATTORNEY GENERAL AS TO ACCEPTANCE OR REJECTION OF YOUR COMPROMISE OFFER. SINCE YOUR OFFER HAS BEEN REJECTED YOU ARE REQUESTED TO REMIT THE FULL AMOUNT--- $9,680--- OF THE DAMAGES INVOLVED IN ORDER TO AVOID COLLECTION BY OTHER MEANS.