B-149768, OCT. 30, 1962

B-149768: Oct 30, 1962

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THE AIR FORCE'S CLAIM WAS FOR THE VALUE OF PROPERTY ALLEGEDLY LOST AFTER IT WAS RECEIVED BY INTERSTATE AT TOLEDO. AF-8818607 WAS DELIVERED TO NORTON AIR FORCE BASE. WE ARE AUTHORIZING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO ALLOW YOU THE AMOUNT OF YOUR CLAIM. COPY OF THIS LETTER IS BEING SENT TO THE HONORABLE GERALD R.

B-149768, OCT. 30, 1962

TO INTERSTATE SYSTEM:

WE REFER AGAIN TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 9, 1962 (AND TO EARLIER LETTERS), YOUR CLAIM 122864-A, IN WHICH YOU REQUEST REVIEW OF OUR SETTLEMENT CERTIFICATE DATED MAY 21, 1962 (OUR CLAIM NO. TK-729099). THE SETTLEMENT DISALLOWED YOUR CLAIM FOR $6,099.75, REPRESENTING AN AMOUNT WHICH, IN JULY 1961, THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE DEDUCTED FROM REVENUE OTHERWISE DUE YOU TO SATISFY AN AIR FORCE CLAIM AGAINST INTERSTATE. THE AIR FORCE'S CLAIM WAS FOR THE VALUE OF PROPERTY ALLEGEDLY LOST AFTER IT WAS RECEIVED BY INTERSTATE AT TOLEDO, OHIO, FOR TRANSPORTATION TO SAN BERNADINO, CALIFORNIA, UNDER GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. AF-8818607, IN JUNE 1959.

ON THE BASIS OF OUR EXAMINATION OF THE RECORD IN THIS CASE, WE CONCLUDE THAT IT ESTABLISHES THAT THE PROPERTY SHIPPED ON GOVERNMENT BILL OF LADING NO. AF-8818607 WAS DELIVERED TO NORTON AIR FORCE BASE, SAN BERNADINO, CALIFORNIA, ON JUNE 29, 1959. WE ARE AUTHORIZING OUR TRANSPORTATION DIVISION TO ALLOW YOU THE AMOUNT OF YOUR CLAIM, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT. COPY OF THIS LETTER IS BEING SENT TO THE HONORABLE GERALD R. FORD, JR., MEMBER OF CONGRESS.