No. 82-2467. Summary Calendar.

709 F.2d 381 (1983)

John Calvin THOMPSON, Petitioner-Appellant, v. L.A. STEELE, et al., Respondents-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.

Certiorari Denied October 11, 1983.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

John Calvin Thompson, pro se.

Barbara J. Lipscomb, Asst. Atty. Gen., Austin, Tex., for respondents-appellees.

Before RUBIN, JOHNSON and WILLIAMS, Circuit Judges.

Certiorari Denied October 11, 1983. See 104 S.Ct. 248.

ALVIN B. RUBIN, Circuit Judge:

Thompson, an inmate at the Walls Unit of the Texas Department of Corrections (TDC) seeks to recover damages from the director of the department of corrections, the warden of the Walls Unit, and a corrections officer for failure to deliver a mailgram informing him of the death of his father. Concluding that the claim is essentially one of negligence in performing a legal duty...

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