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F E D E R A L R E S E R V E BANK
O F NEW YORK
Fiscal Agent of the United States

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Circular No. 3 4 1 2 *
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January 19, 1949 J

OFFERING OF

l 1, Percent Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1950
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Dated and bearing interest from February 1, 1949

Due February 1, 1950

IN EXCHANGE FOR

1^8 Percent Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1949, Maturing February 1, 1949

To all Banking Institutions, and Others Concerned,
in the Second Federal Reserve District:

The following press statement was today made public:
Secretary of the Treasury Snyder today announced the offering, through the Federal Reserve
Banks, of V A percent Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1950, open on an exchange
basis, par for par, to holders of Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1949, in the amount
of $2,188,813,000, which will mature on February 1, 1949. Cash subscriptions will not be received.
The certificates now offered will be dated February 1, 1949, and will bear interest from that date
at the rate of one and one-quarter percent per annum, payable with the principal at maturity on
February 1, 1950. They will be issued in bearer form only, in denominations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000,
$100,000 and $1,000,000.
Pursuant to the provisions of the Public Debt Act of 1941, as amended, interest upon the certifi­
cates now offered shall not have any exemption, as such, under the Internal Revenue Code, or laws
amendatory or supplementary thereto. The full provisions relating to taxability are set forth in the
official circular released today.
Subscriptions will be received at the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, and at the Treasury
Department, Washington, and should be accompanied by a like face amount of the maturing securities.
Subject to the usual reservations, all subscriptions will be allotted in full.
The subscription books will close for the receipt of all subscriptions at the close of business
Friday, January 21.
Subscriptions addressed to a Federal Reserve Bank or Branch or to the Treasury Department, and
placed in the mail before midnight January 21, will be considered as having been entered before the
close of the subscription books.

The terms of this offering are set forth in Treasury Department Circular No. 842, dated
January 19, 1949, copy of which is printed on the reverse side.
The subscription books are now open and applications will be received by this bank as
fiscal agent of the United States. Cash subscriptions will not be received. Exchange subscrip­
tions should be made on official subscription blanks and mailed immediately or, if filed by
telegram or letter, should be confirmed immediately by mail on the blanks provided.




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President.
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UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
1J4 P E R C E N T T R E A S U R Y C E R T IF IC A T E S O F IN D E B T E D N E S S OF S E R IE S B-1950
Dated and bearing interest from February 1, 1949

1949
D epartm ent Circular N o. 842

Due February 1, 1950

T R EA SU R Y DEPARTM ENT,
O f f ic e o f t h e S e c r e t a r y ,

F iscal Service
B ureau o f the Public D ebt

Washington, January 19, 1949.
I.

O F F E R IN G O F C E R T IF IC A T E S

1. The Secretary of the Treasury, pursuant to the authority
amended, invites subscriptions, at par, from the people of the United
of the United States, designated l 1 percent Treasury Certificates
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exchange for Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1949,
II.

of the Second Liberty Bond Act, as
States, for certificates of indebtedness
of Indebtedness of Series B-1950, in
maturing February 1, 1949.

D E S C R IP T IO N O F C E R T IF IC A T E S

1. The certificates will be dated February 1, 1949, and will bear interest from that date at the rate of
i y 4 percent per annum, payable with the principal at maturity on February 1, 1950. They will not be
subject to call for redemption prior to maturity.
2. The income derived from the certificates shall be subject to all taxes now or hereafter imposed under
the Internal Revenue Code, or laws amendatory or supplementary thereto. The certificates shall be subject
to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, whether Federal or State, but shall be exempt from all
taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State, or any of the posses­
sions of the United States, or by any local taxing authority.
3. The certificates will be acceptable to secure deposits of public moneys. They will not be acceptable
in payment of taxes.
4. Bearer certificates will be issued in denominations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $100,000 and $1,000,000.
The certificates will not be issued in registered form.
5. The certificates will be subject to the general regulations of the Treasury Department, now or here­
after prescribed, governing United States certificates.
III.

S U B S C R IP T IO N A N D A L L O T M E N T

1. Subscriptions will be received at the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches and at the Treasury
Department, Washington. Banking institutions generally may submit subscriptions for account of cus­
tomers, but only the Federal Reserve Banks and the Treasury Department are authorized to act as
official agencies.
2. The Secretary of the Treasury reserves the right to reject any subscription, in whole or in part, to
allot less than the amount of certificates applied for, and to close the books as to any or all subscriptions at
any time without notice; and any action he may take in these respects shall be final. Subject to these
reservations, all subscriptions will be allotted in full. Allotment notices will be sent out promptly upon
allotment.
IV .

PAYM ENT

1.
Payment at par for certificates allotted hereunder must be made on or before February 1, 1949, or
on later allotment, and may be made only in Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1949, matur­
ing February 1, 1949, which will be accepted at par, and should accompany the subscription. The full

1. As fiscal agents of the United States, Federal Reserve Banks are authorized and requested to receive
subscriptions, to make allotments on the basis and up to the amounts indicated by the Secretary of the
Treasury to the Federal Reserve Banks of the respective Districts, to issue allotment notices, to receive
payment for certificates allotted, to make delivery of certificates on full-paid subscriptions allotted, and
they may issue interim receipts pending delivery of the definitive certificates.
2. The Secretary of the Treasury may at any time, or from time to time, prescribe supplemental or
amendatory rules and regulations governing the offering, which will be communicated promptly to the
Federal Reserve Banks.




JOHN W . SNYDER,
Secretary of the Treasury.

Subscriber’s Reference No.

Application Number

EA-C

United States of America 1 % percent Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1949,
maturing February 1, 1949, must be tendered in payment for this subscription.

EXCHANGE SUBSCRIPTION
FOR UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 1% PERCENT TREASURY CERTIFICATES OF INDEBTEDNESS
OF SERIES B-1950, DATED FEBRUARY 1, 1949, DUE FEBRUARY 1, 1950
Im p orta n t — Subject to the reservations in Treasury Department Circular No. 842, dated January 19, 1949, all subscriptions will

be allotted in full.
F e d e r a l R ese r v e B a n k o p N e w Y o r k ,

Dated at.

Fiscal Agent of the United States,
Federal Reserve P. O. Station,
New York 45, N. Y .

.1949

Attention Government Bond Department— 2nd Floor
D ear S ir s :

Subject to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 842, dated January 19, 1949, the undersigned hereby
subscribes for United States of America 1^4 percent Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series B-1950 as stated below:
For own account..............................................................................................................................................

$

For our customers (for use of banking institutions) as shown on reverse side of this form

$

Total subscription..................................................................

$

and tenders in payment therefor a like par amount of United States of America 1Ys percent Treasury Certificates of
Indebtedness of Series B-1949, maturing February 1, 1949, as follows:

Delivered to
you herewith $_______________ ____

To be delivered to you
for our account by.___

To be withdrawn from
securities held by you
for our account..........

Pay the proceeds of interest due February 1, 1949, on maturing securities as follows:
By ch eck ................................................................................. □
By credit to our reserve account.....................................

□

Issue and dispose of the securities allotted on this subscription in the denominations and amounts as indicated below:
D e n o m in a t io n s

□
Par Value

Leave Blank

I-

Deliver over the counter to the undersigned
Ship to the undersigned

n

2.

1,000

□

3. Hold in safekeeping (for member bank only)

5,000

□

4. Hold as collateral for W ar Loan deposits

□

5. Special instructions:

Pieces

$

10,000
100,000
1,000,000
Total

IM PORTANT: No changes in delivery instructions will be accepted. A separate subscription must be submitted
for each group of securities as to which different delivery instructions are given.
The undersigned, if a bank or trust company, hereby certifies that the securities which you are hereby or hereafter instructed
to dispose o f in the manner indicated in items numbered 3 and 4 above are the sole property o f the undersigned.
(Fill in all required spaces before signing)
Application submitted by.
TO SUBSCRIBES:

(Please print)

Please indicate if this is a confirmation.

YES..

B y ..................
(Official signature required)

NO...

(Title)

Street address
City, Town or Village, P. O. No., and State.
Spaces below are fo r the use o f the Federal Reserve Bank o f New Y ork
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ault

R e c or d

S a f e k e e p i n g R ecor d

Released
Taken from Vault-

Securities
received by-

Delivered



Checked byDelivery Receipt

Received from F e d e r a l R e s e r v e B a n k o p N e w Y o r k the above described
United States Government obligations in the amount indicated above.

Counted
Checked

G o v e r n m e n t B o n d R ecord

Securities
received by-

Checked by
and delivered ■

Subscriber.
Date.

By.

List of customers whose applications are included in the foregoing subscription

Amount Subscribed




Name of Customer
( Please print or use typewriter)

Address


Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, One Federal Reserve Bank Plaza, St. Louis, MO 63102