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reserve

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Dallas

F I S 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, TEXAS 7 5 2 2 2

Circular No. 70-75
M arch 25, 1970

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions an d Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your attention is invited to the following statement giving details of two issues of Treasury bills:

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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 $3,100,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing April 2, 1970, in the am ount of
$3,010,715,000, as follows:
91-DAY B ILLS (to m aturity d ate) to be issued April 2, 1970, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or thereabouts,
representing an additional am ount of bills dated Jan uary 2, 1970, and to m ature Ju ly 2, 1970, originally
issued in the am ount of $1,201,671,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B IL L S for $1,300,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated April 2, 1970, and to m ature October 1, 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 atu rity their face am ount will be payable w ithout interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in
denom inations of $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m atu rity value).
T enders will be received a t Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
Standard Tim e, Monday, M arch 30, 1970. Tenders will not be received a t th e T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each
ten d er m ust be for an even m ultiple of $10,000, 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 m ade
on th e printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by Federal Reserve Banks or Branches on
application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are
set forth in such tenders. O thers 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 accompanied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of
T reasury 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 th e closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal R eserve 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 a t the average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted at the F ederal Reserve B ank on April 2, 1970, in
cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing A pril 2, 1970. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between th e p ar value of m a tu r­
ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
T he 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 th e sale or other disposition of Treasury 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, b ut 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 th e am ount of discount
at 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 R evenue 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 the 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 th e term s of the T reasury bills and
govern the conditions of the ir 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 at this bank and its branches at El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday, March 30, 1970. Tenders may not
be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
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President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, R ange and Approxim ate Yield of A ccepted T enders
91-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
D ue Ju n e 25, 1970
D ue S eptem ber 24, 1970
$3,837,220,000
T o tal A pplied F o r_______________________________ $2,382,010,000
$1,803,300,000-------------------------------------------------.Total_A ccepted________________________________ $1,301,070,000
P rice
Y ield
P rice
Y ield
98.421----------------- 6.247% --------------------------------------- H igh_____________________96.896____________ 6.140%
98.415----------------- 6 .270% ----------------------------------------Low_____________________ 96.858____________ 6.215%
98.417----------------- 6.262% ( 1 ) _____________________Average___________________ 96.874____________ 6.183% (1 )
( 1 ) These ra te s a re on a b ank discount basis. T h e e q uivalent coupon issue yields are 6 .4 5 % for th e 91-day bills, an d 6 .4 7 % for
th e 182-day bills.

(S ee reverse for tender form )

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BELLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated January 2,1970

Maturing July 2,1970

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station E, Dallas, Texas 75222
or—
The_____________________________ Branch
El Paso 79999

H ouston 77001

San Antonio 78206

(Date)

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

_NOT TO EXCEED $200,000

NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_

Noncompetitive 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 competitive bids.

PLEASE NOTE TENDER MUST B $10,000 O MULTIPLE
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100, w ith not more th a n
th r e e d ec im a l p la c e s ,
e. g., 99.925. F ractions
m ust not be used.

TEN D ERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPH O N E. TEND ERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIV ED BEFO RE T H E
CLOSING HOUR, A RE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
Number of
Pieces

Paym ent fo r this issue of bills cannot be m ade
by credit to T reasu ry Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYM ENT

M aturity Value

_@ $ 10,000 $_____________
$ 50,000 $____________
$ 100,000 $_____________
$ 500,000 $____________
$1,000,000 $_____________
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-------------------

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Charge our reserve account on payment
date
| | Draft enclosed (Effectual delivery o f enclosed draft
shall be on latest day which will perm it presentm ent in
order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on paym ent
date)
(Subscriber’s fu ll nam e or corporate title)

(Address)

By_

(Authorized official signatu re and title)
(For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber)
(Address)

IMPORTANT
1. No tender fo r less th an $10,000 will be considered and each tender m ust be fo r an am ount in m ultiples of $10,000 (m atu rity
value).
2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appropriate branch as Fiscal A gent of th e
U nited States, w ith notation on the 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 this legend will not be opened until a fte r the closing tim e specified in the public announcem ent, communi­
cations relatin 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 appropriate branch.
3. A ny qualified or conditional tender will be rejected.
4. If a corporation m akes the tender, th e form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to m ake th e
tend er and the signing of the form by an officer of the corporation will be construed as a representation by him th a t he
has been so authorized. If th e tender is made by a partn ership it should be signed by a m em ber of the firm, who
should sign in the form “------------------------------------------ , a copartnership, by--------------------------------------------------------------a m em ber 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 reasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express g u ara n ty of full paym ent by an
incorporated bank or tr u s t company.
6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the S ecretary of th e T reasu ry is
m aterial, th e tender m ay be disregarded.

(See reverse for announcement)

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