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F ederal


Ba n k





September 16, 1970
Circular 70-216

To All Banks in the
Eleventh Federal Reserve District:

The Procedures for Commercial Banks in Handling Food
Coupons Under the Food Stamp Program, states that any report of
loss of Food Coupons while in transit should be made promptly on
discovery to all of the following:

the local field office of the

Consumer and Marketing Service; the nearest Secret Service Office;
the Post Office or other carrier; and the Secretary of the Treasury
Bureau of Accounts.
We have been advised by the United States Department of
Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service, that it is no longer
necessary for commercial banks to report losses in transit to the
Secret Service or the Secretary of the Treasury, Bureau of Accounts
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell

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