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F ederal

reserve

Ba n k

of

Dallas

F IS C A L A G E N T O F T H E U NIT ED S T A T E S

DALLAS, TEXAS 75222
C ircular No. 70-141
June 17, 1970

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS

To All Banking Institutions a n 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:
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
$1,700,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing Ju n e 30, 1970, in th e am ount of
$1,701,673,000, as follows:
274-DAY B IL L S (to m atu rity date) to be issued June 30, 1970, in the am ount of $500,000,000, or thereabouts,
representing an additional am ount of bills dated M arch 31, 1970, and to m ature M arch 31, 1971, originally
issued in th e am ount of $1,201,060,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
365-DAY B IL L S for $1,200,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated Ju n e 30, 1970, and to m ature Ju n e 30, 1971.
T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and at m aturity th eir face am ount will be payable w ithout interest. T h ey 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 v alue).
T enders will be received a t Federal Reserve B anks and Branches up to th e closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
D aylight Saving Tim e, Tuesday, Ju n e 23, 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 $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 th an three decimals, e.g., 99.925. F ractions m ay not be used. (N otw ithstanding th e fact th a t the oneyear bills will run for 365-days, th e discount rate will be com puted on a bank discount basis of 360-days, as is currently the
practice on all issues of T reasury bills.) I t is urged th a t tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in the special
envelopes which will be supplied by F ederal R eserve Banks or B ranches on application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the nam es of th e customers are
set forth in such tenders. O thers th an banking institutions will no t be perm itted to subm it tenders except for th e ir own account.
T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and tru st com panies 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
T reasury bills applied for, unless th e tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or
tru st company.
Im m ediately a fter th e closing hour, tenders will be opened a t th e Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be m ade by the T reasury D epartm ent of th e am ount and price range of accepted bids. Only those sub­
m itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T he Secretary of th e 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.
Subject 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 th e average price (in three decim als) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues.
Settlem ent for accepted tenders in accordance w ith th e bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t th e F ederal Reserve Bank on June
30, 1970, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills m aturing Ju n e 30, 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 aturing bills accepted in exchange and th e issue price of the new bills.
T he income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from th e sale or other disposition of th e bills, does not
have any exem ption, as such, and loss from th e sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent,
as such, under the Internal R evenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether
F ederal or State, b u t are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on th e principal or interest thereof by any State,
or any of the possessions of th e U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F o r purposes of taxation th e am ount of discount
a t which T reasury bills are originally sold by th e 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 considered to
accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as capital
assets. Accordingly, th e owner of T reasury bills (o th er th an life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include in his
income tax retu rn only the difference between the price paid for such bills, w hether on original issue or on subsequent purchase,
and th e am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m atu rity during th e taxable year for which th e return is
made, as ordinary gain or loss.
T reasury D epartm ent C ircular No. 418 (cu rren t revision) and this notice, prescribe th e term s of th e T reasury bills and
govern th e conditions of th eir issue. Copies of th e circular may be obtained from any F ederal Reserve B ank or Branch.

In accordance with the above announcement, tenders will be received a t this bank an d its branches a t El Paso,
Houston and San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Daylight Saving Time, Tuesday, June 23, 1970. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.

Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell

President
(See reverse side for tender form)

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

274 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated March 31, 1970

Maturing March 31,1971

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or—
The------------------------------------------------Branch
El Paso 79999

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78206

(Date)

Pursuant to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of the
public announcement issued by the Treasury Department, the undersigned offers to purchase Treasury bills in the amount
shown below, and agrees to pay for the amount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and at the rate indicated.

NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_________________________________ NOT TO EXCEED $200,000
Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids.
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Prices should be exi $ ---------------------------- @ ------------- $--------------------------- ------pressed on the basis of

COMPETITIVE TENDERS \ $------------------------@----------- ?-------------------------------

“rL T ^ces"

I $ _ _________________ @ ________ $_______________________
e. g., 99.925. Fractions
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must not be used.
a ® 3 TENDERS MAY NOT BE EN TERED BY TELEPH O N E. TENDERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
N u m b e r of
Pieces

Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made
by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.

M a tu rity V alue

(5) $
(5) $

METHOD OF PAYMENT

10,000 $
50,000 $

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(5) $ 100,000 $
(5) $ 500,000 $
(5) $1 ,000,000 $

By m aturing bills
held by_____________________
□P a y m e n t to be made by_

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Charge our reserve account on payment
date
C D raft enclosed (Effectual delivery of enclosed draft
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Delivery Instructions r

sh all be on la te st day w hich w ill p e rm it p re sen tm en t in

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Hold in Custody Account—Member
banks for own account only
Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
Ship to_________________________

Z t ) to obtain irrevocably colIected fuads on paym
ent
(S u b scrib er’s fu ll nam e o r co rp o ra te title )

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Ad

By---------

(A uthorized official s ig n a tu re a n d title )

(F o r th e account of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r subscriber)

(Address)

IMPORTANT
1. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender must be for an amount in multiples of $10,000
(m aturity value).
2. Tenders should be forwarded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appropriate branch as Fiscal Agent of the
United States, with notation on the envelope reading “TENDER FOR TREASURY O FFER IN G ”. Since envelopes
received with this legend will not be opened until after the closing time specified in the public announcement, communi­
cations relating to other m atters should not be enclosed. Envelopes for submitting tenders may be obtained from this
bank or appropriate branch.
3. Any qualified or conditional tender will be rejected.
4. If a corporation makes the tender, the form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to make the
tender 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 the tender is made by a partnership it should be signed by a member of the firm, who
should sign in the form “____________________________, a copartnership, by----------------------------------------------------------- ,
a member of the firm”.
5. Tenders from those other than incorporated banks and tru st companies or responsible and recognized dealers in invest­
ment securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total amount (m aturity value)
of the Treasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of full payment by an
incorporated bank or tru st company.
6. If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury is
material, the tender may be disregarded.

(See reverse for announcement)

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