B-159223, MAY 27, 1966

B-159223: May 27, 1966

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WHEELER: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MAY 11. YOU WERE ADVISED THAT SINCE YOUR CLAIM ACCRUED MORE THAN TEN YEARS PRIOR TO THE TIME IT WAS PRESENTED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE. THE CLAIM WAS BARRED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 9. YOU ARE ADVISED THAT NO FURTHER CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO YOUR CLAIM. YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THEY ARE NOT WITHIN OUR JURISDICTION AND. WE ARE UNABLE TO ASSIST YOU IN ANY WAY REGARDING THEM. FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESSED TO US REGARDING SUCH MATTERS WILL SERVE NO USEFUL PURPOSE. ENCLOSED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.

B-159223, MAY 27, 1966

TO MRS. IRENE E. WHEELER:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF MAY 11, 1966, AND ENCLOSURES, CONCERNING YOUR CLAIM AGAINST THE GOVERNMENT WHICH AROSE OUT OF YOUR EMPLOYMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY.

YOUR CLAIM PREVIOUSLY HAS BEEN CONSIDERED HERE AND UNDER DATE OF SEPTEMBER 9, 1963, YOU WERE ADVISED THAT SINCE YOUR CLAIM ACCRUED MORE THAN TEN YEARS PRIOR TO THE TIME IT WAS PRESENTED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, THE CLAIM WAS BARRED BY THE ACT OF OCTOBER 9, 1940, 54 STAT. 1061.

INASMUCH AS THAT ACT SPECIFICALLY PROVIDES THAT CLAIMS NOT PRESENTED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE WITHIN TEN YEARS OF ACCRUAL SHALL BE FOREVER BARRED, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT NO FURTHER CONSIDERATION MAY BE GIVEN TO YOUR CLAIM, EITHER BY THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE OR ANY OTHER AGENCY OF THE GOVERNMENT.

CONCERNING THE SEVERAL OTHER MATTERS MENTIONED IN YOUR LETTER, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT THEY ARE NOT WITHIN OUR JURISDICTION AND, CONSEQUENTLY, WE ARE UNABLE TO ASSIST YOU IN ANY WAY REGARDING THEM. ACCORDINGLY, FURTHER CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESSED TO US REGARDING SUCH MATTERS WILL SERVE NO USEFUL PURPOSE.

AS REQUESTED BY YOU, THE LETTERS, PICTURES, ETC., ENCLOSED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETURNED HEREWITH, BY REGISTERED MAIL.