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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF NEW YORK
Fiscal Agent of the United States

/"Circular No. 2 7 3 4 "I
L December 13,1943 J

THREE AND ONE-QUARTER PERCENT TREASURY BONDS OF 1944-46
NOTICE OF CALL FOR REDEMPTION
To all Banks and Trust Companies in the
Second Federal Reserve District and Others Concerned :

Following is a copy of a press statement containing the text of a public notice of call, dated
December 13, 1943, issued by the Secretary of the Treasury."
TREASURY

DEPARTMENT

Washington
FOR RELEASE, MORNING NEWSPAPERS,
Monday, December 13, 1943.

Press Service

Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau announced today that all outstanding 3*4 percent
Treasury Bonds of 1944-46 are called for redemption on April 15, 1944. Approximately
* $1,519,000,000 of these bonds are now outstanding.
The text of the formal notice of call is as follows:
T H R E E AND ONE-QUARTER PERCENT TREASURY BONDS OF 1944-46
NOTICE OF CALL FOR REDEMPTION
To Holders of 3percent
and Others Concerned:

Treasury Bonds of 1944-46,

1. Public notice is hereby given that all outstanding 3^4 percent Treasury Bonds of
1944-46, dated April 16, 1934, are hereby called for redemption on April 15, 1944, on
which date interest on such bonds will cease.
2. Holders of these bonds may, in advance of the redemption date, be offered the
privilege of exchanging all or any part of their called bonds for other interest-bearing
obligations of the United States, in which event public notice will hereafter be given and
an official circular governing the exchange offering will be issued.
3. Full information regarding the presentation and surrender of the bonds for cash
redemption under this call will be found in Department Circular No. 666, dated Julv 21,
1941.
HENRY MORGENTHAU, JR.,
Secretary of the Treasury.
TREASURY DEPARTMENT,
Washington, December 13, 1943.

Copies of Treasury Department Circular No. 666, referred to in the above notice of call,
and additional copies of this circular will be furnished upon request.




ALLAN

SPROUL,

President.


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