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ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 26. APPARENTLY YOU STILL CONTEND THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE CORRECTION OF THE BILL OF LADING DESCRIPTION WAS INCORRECT AND YOU FURNISH A COPY OF A LETTER FROM THE WESTERN WEIGHING AND INSPECTION BUREAU IN SUPPORT OF YOUR CONTENTION. THIS LETTER WAS OF RECORD IN THIS OFFICE WHEN WE REVIEWED THE CLAIM ACTION AND SUSTAINED THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM IN OUR DECISION OF JULY 1. WAS GIVEN FULL CONSIDERATION AT THAT TIME. IT WOULD HAVE APPEARED IN THE 1950 RECORDS NOW AT THE GOVERNMENT RECORDS STORAGE CENTER. OUR AUDIT ACTION WAS BASED ON A MEMORANDUM RECEIVED FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ENTITLED "SUPPLEMENTAL BILL OF LADING INFORMATION.

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B-142541, SEP. 12, 1960

TO CENTRAL OF GEORGIA RAILWAY COMPANY, ACCOUNTING DEPARTMENT:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF JULY 26, 1960, FILE NO. N- 57530-G-A, IN WHICH YOU REQUEST THAT WE RECONSIDER THE CONCLUSION REACHED IN OUR DECISION OF JULY 1, 1960, B-142541, WHICH SUSTAINED THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM FOR $71.57 ADDITIONAL CHARGES ON SUPPLEMENTAL BILL NO. N-57530-A-G-R-1948.

APPARENTLY YOU STILL CONTEND THAT THE ADMINISTRATIVE CORRECTION OF THE BILL OF LADING DESCRIPTION WAS INCORRECT AND YOU FURNISH A COPY OF A LETTER FROM THE WESTERN WEIGHING AND INSPECTION BUREAU IN SUPPORT OF YOUR CONTENTION. THIS LETTER WAS OF RECORD IN THIS OFFICE WHEN WE REVIEWED THE CLAIM ACTION AND SUSTAINED THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM IN OUR DECISION OF JULY 1, 1960, B-142541, AND WAS GIVEN FULL CONSIDERATION AT THAT TIME.

YOU ALSO STATE THAT IN YOUR OPINION "HAD THE MEMPHIS GENERAL DEPOT FURNISHED SUPPLEMENTAL BILL OF LADING INFORMATION, IT WOULD HAVE APPEARED IN THE 1950 RECORDS NOW AT THE GOVERNMENT RECORDS STORAGE CENTER, KANSAS CITY, MO.' OUR AUDIT ACTION WAS BASED ON A MEMORANDUM RECEIVED FROM THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE ENTITLED "SUPPLEMENTAL BILL OF LADING INFORMATION," DATED JUNE 2, 1952, AND SIGNED BY MR. C. FEHLBERG, TRANSPORTATION AGENT (CIVILIAN), MEMPHIS GENERAL DEPOT. THIS INFORMATION IS OF RECORD IN THIS OFFICE AND SINCE YOU STATE THAT THIS INFORMATION IS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE GOVERNMENT RECORDS STORAGE CENTER, KANSAS CITY, MISSOURI, WE ARE ENCLOSING A COPY OF IT FOR YOUR READY REFERENCE.

ACCORDINGLY, SINCE YOU HAVE NOT PRESENTED ANY NEW OR MATERIAL EVIDENCE SUCH AS WOULD JUSTIFY A MODIFICATION OR REVERSAL OF OUR PREVIOUS POSITION IN THIS MATTER, OUR DECISION OF JULY 1, 1960, SUSTAINING THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM IS AFFIRMED.

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