B-138122, APR. 13, 1964

B-138122: Apr 13, 1964

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TO MISS LEONARA BALINO: REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER OF MARCH 25. ADVISING THAT YOU HAVE FILED A PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT AS GUARDIAN OF THE ESTATE OF YOUR MINOR SON. OUR RECORDS SHOW THAT THE PRECISE AMOUNT OF THE DEATH GRATUITY DUE IN THIS CASE IS $3000. IT IS NOT SUBJECT TO ANY ADJUSTMENT. WE DO NOT REQUIRE THAT CLAIMS SUCH AS ARE HERE INVOLVED BE SUBMITTED ON ANY PARTICULAR FORM. FURTHER CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THE MATTER.

B-138122, APR. 13, 1964

TO MISS LEONARA BALINO:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER OF MARCH 25, 1964, WRITTEN IN YOUR BEHALF BY MR. MITSUMORI, ADVISING THAT YOU HAVE FILED A PETITION FOR APPOINTMENT AS GUARDIAN OF THE ESTATE OF YOUR MINOR SON, SHANNON MICHAEL FAUCHER, FOR THE PURPOSE OF CLAIMING THE 6 MONTHS' DEATH GRATUITY DUE IN THE CASE OF HIS FATHER, THE LATE LIEUTENANT ROLLAND AIME FAUCHER, UNITED STATES COAST GUARD. MR. MITSUMORI REQUESTS INFORMATION AS TO THE EXACT AMOUNT OF THE DEATH BENEFIT DUE IN THE CASE, TOGETHER WITH THE NECESSARY CLAIMS FORMS TO BE SUBMITTED BY YOU.

OUR RECORDS SHOW THAT THE PRECISE AMOUNT OF THE DEATH GRATUITY DUE IN THIS CASE IS $3000. INTEREST DOES NOT ACCRUE ON THIS SUM AND, HENCE, IT IS NOT SUBJECT TO ANY ADJUSTMENT. WE DO NOT REQUIRE THAT CLAIMS SUCH AS ARE HERE INVOLVED BE SUBMITTED ON ANY PARTICULAR FORM. UPON THE PRESENTATION OF A DULY AUTHENTICATED COPY OF THE ORDER BY A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION APPOINTING YOU AS LEGAL GUARDIAN OF THE ESTATE OF THE DECEDENT'S MINOR CHILD AND A REQUEST SIGNED BY YOU AS GUARDIAN, CLAIMING THE DEATH GRATUITY ON BEHALF OF YOUR MINOR CHILD, FURTHER CONSIDERATION WILL BE GIVEN TO THE MATTER.