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THAT THE SALE OF THE TRAILER IN QUESTION WAS CONSUMMATED ON AUGUST 21. THE TRAILER WAS DELIVERED BY STATE TRAILER SALES. SINCE THE TRAILER WAS THE PROPERTY OF MR. REIMBURSEMENT FOR SUCH TRANSPORTATION IS AUTHORIZED UNDER TITLE IX OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 9805. THE TRAILER WAS TRANSPORTED FROM BROOKVILLE. WHICH IS RETURNED HEREWITH MAY BE CERTIFIED FOR PAYMENT ONLY TO THE EXTENT AUTHORIZED BY THIS DECISION AND OUR DECISION OF FEBRUARY 16.

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B-144868, MAY 1, 1961

TO AUTHORIZED CERTIFYING OFFICER, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE, SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE:

ON APRIL 3, 1961, YOU RESUBMITTED THE VOUCHER OF MR. BRUCE A. WHITNEY WITH THE ADDITIONAL INFORMATION REQUESTED BY US IN OUR DECISION OF FEBRUARY 16, 1961, B-144868, CONCERNING THE ENTITLEMENT OF MR. WHITNEY TO REIMBURSEMENT FOR THE COST OF TRANSPORTING HIS HOUSE TRAILER IN CONNECTION WITH HIS CHANGE OF STATION FROM SKOWHEGAN, MAINE, TO BUCKEYE, ARIZONA, AS AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SOIL CONSERVATION SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE.

MR. GEORGE H. GOULD, MANAGER OF THE HERMON BRANCH, STATE TRAILER SALES, INC., HELLCREST TRAILER PARK, R.F.D. NO. 1, SCARBORO, MAINE SAYS IN HIS LETTER OF MARCH 24, 1961, TO YOU, THAT THE SALE OF THE TRAILER IN QUESTION WAS CONSUMMATED ON AUGUST 21, 1960--- TWO DAYS BEFORE MR. WHITNEY LEFT MAINE PURSUANT TO HIS CHANGE OF STATION. THE TRAILER WAS DELIVERED BY STATE TRAILER SALES, INC., FROM BROOKVILLE, OHIO, THE PLACE OF MANUFACTURE, TO BUCKEYE. MR. WHITNEY PAID THE DELIVERY CHARGE. SINCE THE TRAILER WAS THE PROPERTY OF MR. WHITNEY WHEN TRANSPORTED FROM BROOKVILLE TO BUCKEYE, REIMBURSEMENT FOR SUCH TRANSPORTATION IS AUTHORIZED UNDER TITLE IX OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 9805, AS ADDED BY BUREAU OF THE BUDGET CIRCULAR NO. A-37, AUGUST 8, 1958. MILEAGE SHOULD BE COMPUTED UNDER SECTION 31 (A) (1) OF THAT TITLE AT THE RATE PRESCRIBED BY SECTIONS 31 (B) (1) AND (4). IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 8 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 9805, AS AMENDED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 10196, AND SINCE, IN FACT, THE TRAILER WAS TRANSPORTED FROM BROOKVILLE, OHIO, THE POINT OF ORIGIN USED MUST BE THAT POINT RATHER THAN SKOWHEGAN, MAINE.

THEREFORE, THE VOUCHER, WHICH IS RETURNED HEREWITH MAY BE CERTIFIED FOR PAYMENT ONLY TO THE EXTENT AUTHORIZED BY THIS DECISION AND OUR DECISION OF FEBRUARY 16.

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