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federal

Reserve

bank of

Dallas

F IS C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N IT E D S T A T E S

DALLAS, TEX A S 7 5 2 2 2

Circular No. 70-33
F ebruary 11, 1970

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your attention is invited to the following statement giving details of two issues of Treasury bills:
T he T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount
of $3,000,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing February 19, 1970, in the am ount of
$3,003,574,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued February 19, 1970, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or the re­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated November 20, 1969, and to m ature M ay 21, 1970,
originally issued in the am ount of $1,200,408,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B ILLS for $1,200,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated F ebruary 19, 1970, and to m ature August 20, 1970.
T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in
denom inations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m aturity v alu e).
T enders will be received a t Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
S tandard Tim e, Monday, February 16, 1970. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington.
Each tender m ust be for an even m ultiple of $1,000, and in the case of com petitive tenders the price offered m ust be expressed on
the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged th a t tenders be made
on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by F ederal Reserve Banks or Branches on
application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided th e names of the customers are
set forth in such tenders. Others than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account.
T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and tru st companies and from responsible and recognized
dealers in investm ent securities. T enders from others m ust be accom panied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of
Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or
tru st company.
Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. Only those
subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T he Secretary of the T reasury expressly
reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders, in whole or in part, and his action in any such respect shall be final. Sub­
ject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any one bidder will
be accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for th e respective issues. S ettlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t the F ederal Reserve B ank on February 19, 1970, in
cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing February 19, 1970. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between the p a r value of m atur­
ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of new bills.
T h e income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, does not
have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent,
as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether
Federal or State, but are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State,
or any of the possessions of the U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F or purposes of taxation the am ount of discount
a t which T reasury bills are originally sold by the U nited States is considered to be interest. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and
1221 (5 ) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con­
sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as
capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of T reasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include
in his income tax return only the difference between the price paid for such bills, w hether on original issue or on subsequent
purchase, and the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m aturity during th e taxable year for which the
return is made, as ordinary gain or loss.
T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of th e T reasury bills and
govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal Reserve B ank or Branch.

In accordance with the above announcement, tenders will be received a t this bank and its branches a t El Paso,
Houston and San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday, February 16, 1970. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. ColdweSI
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, Range and Approxim ate Yield of A ccepted Tenders
90-Day Bills
181-Day Bills
D ue M ay 14, 1970
D ue August 13, 1970
$2,906,546,000_______________________________T otal Applied F o r_______________________________ $2,367,225,000
$1,800,062,000________________________________ T otal A ccepted________________________________ $1,200,067,000
Price
Yield
Price
Yield
98.186
7.256% __________________________H igh______________________96.294___________ 7.371%
98.164
7.344% __________________________ Low______________________ 96.278___________ 7.403%
98.172
7.312% ( 1 ) ____________________ Average____________________ 96.286____________ 7.387% (1 )
( 1 ) These ra te s are on a bank discount basis. T h e equivalen t coupon issue vields are 7 .5 5 % for th e 90-day bills, and 7 .7 8 % for th e
181-day bills.

(See reverse for tender form )

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated November 20, 1969

Maturing May 21,1970

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or—
The______________________________Branch
El Paso 78999

H ouston 77001

(D ate)

San Antonio 78206

P u rsu a n t to th e provisions of T reasu ry D epartm ent C ircular No. 418 (cu rre n t revision) and the provisions of the
public announcem ent issued by the T reasu ry D epartm ent, the undersigned offers to purchase T reasu ry bills in the am ount
shown below, and agrees to pay fo r the am ount allotted, on or before th e issue date, by the method and a t the ra te indicated.

NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $______________________ _________ _NOT TO EXCEED $200,000
N oncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, w ithout stated price, will be accepted in full a t the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids.

COMPETITIVE TENDERS

$
$

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@

P rices should be ex­
pressed on the basis of
100, w ith not more th a n
th r e e d ec im a l places,
e g., 99.925. F ractions
m ust not be used.

$
$

T E N D E R S MAY NOT BE E N T E R E D BY T E L E P H O N E . T E N D E R S BY W IR E , I F R E C E IV E D B E F O R E T H E
CLOSING HOUR, A R E A C C EPT A B L E .
P aym ent fo r th is issue of bills cannot be made
by credit to T reasu ry T ax and Loan Account.
M ETHOD OF P A Y M E N T

Denominations D esired
N um ber of
Pieces

M atu rity V alue

1,000
5,000
10,000
$ 50,000
X
$ 100,000
? 500,000
$1,000,000

@ $
@ ?
@ $

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@
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$
$ _
$ _
$
$
$
$

Delivery Instructions:
□ Hold in Custody Account—Member
" banks for own account only
□ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
□ Ship to----------------------------- ------' ' "

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By maturing bills
held by___________________________
Payment to be made by_
Charge our reserve account on payment
date
Draft enclosed (E ffectual delivery of enclosed d r a f t
shall be on la te st day w hich will p e rm it p re sen tm en t in
o rd er to o b ta in irrevocably collected fu n d s on p a y m e n t
d ate)

(S u b sc rib e r’s fu ll n a m e o r c o rp o ra te title )

(A ddress)

By.
(A u th orized official s ig n a tu re a n d title )
(F o r th e acco un t of, if te n d e r is f o r a n o th e r su b scriber)

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(A ddress)

IM PORTANT
1. No ten der fo r less th a n $1,000 will be considered and each tender m ust be fo r an am ount in m ultiples of $1,000 (m atu rity
v alue).
2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or app ro p riate branch as Fiscal A gent of the
U nited S tates, w ith notation on th e envelope reading “ T E N D E R FOR T R E A SU R Y O F F E R IN G ”. Since envelopes
received w ith th is legend will not be opened until a fte r the closing time specified in the public announcem ent, communi­
cations rela tin g to other m a tte rs should not be enclosed. Envelopes fo r subm itting tenders m ay be obtained from th is
bank or a p p ro p riate branch.
3. A ny qualified or conditional tend er will be rejected.
4. I f a corporation makes the tender, the form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to make th e
tender and th e signing of the form by an officer of th e corporation will be construed as a representation by him th a t he
has been so authorized. I f th e tender is made by a partn ersh ip it should be signed by a member of the firm, who
should sign in the form “---------------a copartnership, by.--------------------------------------------------------------,
a member of th e firm ”.
5. Tenders from those other th a n incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers in invest­
m ent securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total am ount (m atu rity value)
of the T re asu ry bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express g u a ra n ty of full paym ent by an
incorporated bank or tr u s t company.
6. If the language of th is form is changed in any respect, which, in th e opinion of the S ecretary of the T reasu ry is
m aterial, th e tend er m ay be disregarded.

(See reverse for announcement)


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