B-132154, SEP. 6, 1957

B-132154: Sep 6, 1957

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TO MUTNICK WOOL STOCK COMPANY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 14. YOUR CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BY OUR SETTLEMENT OF FEBRUARY 13. THE SUBJECT MATTER WAS REVIEWED BY OUR OFFICE AND THE DISALLOWANCE ACTION WAS SUSTAINED IN OUR DECISION OF JULY 5. YOU WERE INFORMED BY OUR LETTER OF AUGUST 1. THE CONCLUSION PREVIOUSLY REACHED BY OUR OFFICE IN THE MATTER IS AFFIRMED. YOUR ATTENTION IS INVITED GENERALLY TO 28 U.S.C. 1346 AND 1491. PERTAINING TO SUITS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES WHICH ARE COGNIZABLE IN THE FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS AND THE COURT OF CLAIMS OF THE UNITED STATES.

B-132154, SEP. 6, 1957

TO MUTNICK WOOL STOCK COMPANY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF AUGUST 14, 1957, WITH REGARD TO YOUR CLAIM FOR REFUND OF THE AMOUNT OF $1,343.89 UNDER ITEM 61 OF CONTRACT NO. N251S-8661-A, DATED JUNE 13, 1956, WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY, PLUS THE SUM OF $482.94 FOR FREIGHT EXPENSES FOR A TOTAL CLAIM OF $1,826.83.

A REVIEW OF THE RECORD SHOWS THAT, AFTER CAREFUL CONSIDERATION BY THE ADMINISTRATIVE AGENCY AS WELL AS CAREFUL AND COMPLETE CONSIDERATION OF ALL PERTINENT FACTS BY OUR OFFICE, YOUR CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BY OUR SETTLEMENT OF FEBRUARY 13, 1957. THE SUBJECT MATTER WAS REVIEWED BY OUR OFFICE AND THE DISALLOWANCE ACTION WAS SUSTAINED IN OUR DECISION OF JULY 5, 1957, TO YOU. UPON YOUR REQUEST OF JULY 23, 1957, YOU WERE INFORMED BY OUR LETTER OF AUGUST 1, 1957, OF THE EXISTING PROCEDURES, NAMELY THAT ANY FURTHER ACTION RELATIVE THERETO MUST BE INITIATED DIRECTLY BY YOU.

IN VIEW OF THE FOREGOING, AND IN THE ABSENCE OF ANY NEW OR MATERIAL EVIDENCE IN YOUR LETTERS OF JULY 23 AND AUGUST 14, 1957, THE CONCLUSION PREVIOUSLY REACHED BY OUR OFFICE IN THE MATTER IS AFFIRMED.

YOUR ATTENTION IS INVITED GENERALLY TO 28 U.S.C. 1346 AND 1491, PERTAINING TO SUITS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES WHICH ARE COGNIZABLE IN THE FEDERAL DISTRICT COURTS AND THE COURT OF CLAIMS OF THE UNITED STATES.