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DALLAS, TEX AS 7 5 2 2 2
Circular No. 71-70
M arch 23, 1971

To All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your attention is invited to the follow in g statem ent giving details of tw o issues of Treasury bills:
T h e T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount
of $3,500,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing A pril 1, 1971, in the am ount of
$3,305,065,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued A pril 1, 1971, in the am ount of $1,900,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated D ecem ber 31, 1970, and to m ature Ju ly 1, 1971
(C U S IP No. 912793 K Q 8), originally issued in the am ount of $1,402,020,000 (an additional $200,745,000
was issued February 26, 1971), th e additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued A pril 1, 1971, in the am ount of $1,600,000,000, or thereabouts,
representing an additional am ount of bills dated Septem ber 30, 1970, and to m ature Septem ber 30, 1971
(C U S IP No. 912793 K S 4 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,202,480,000 (an additional $500,550,000 was
issued D ecem ber 31, 1970), the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
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 w ithout interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in
denom inations of $10,000, $15,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m aturity value).
T enders will be received a t F ederal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
Standard Tim e, M onday, M arch 29, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, Washington. Each
tender m ust be for a m inim um of $10,000. T enders over $10,000 m ust be in m ultiples of $5,000. In the case of com petitive tenders
the price offered must 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 the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by
F ederal Reserve Banks or B ranches on application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the nam es 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 without 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
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 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 a t the average price (in three decim als) 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 a t the Federal Reserve B ank on April 1, 1971,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing A pril 1, 1971. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between the p ar value of m atur­
ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
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 considered to accrue when the bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and the bills are excluded
from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued here­
under m ust include in his income tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference between the price paid for the 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.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the 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 a ccord ance with the a b o v e an n o u n c em en t, tenders will b e received at this b ank an d its branches at El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, M o n d ay, March 29, 19 71. Tenders m ay
not b e entered by te le p h o n e .
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
Amount, Range and Approxim ate Y ield of Accepted Tenders
91-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
Due Ju ne 24, 1971
D ue Septem ber 23, 1971
$2,958,905,000________________________ T otal Applied F or_______________________________ $2,646,005,000
$1,900,015,000_____________________ .
T otal A c c e p te d
L_______________________ $1,600,240,000
99.177___________ 3.256% --------------------------------------- _High_____________________ 98.265____________ 3.432%
9 9 .14 6 __________ 3.378% ----------------------------------------Low______________________ 98.211____________ 3.539%
99.158___________ 3.331% ( 1 ) ------------------------------ A verage____________________ 98.240____________3.481% (1 )
(1 ) These rates are on a bank discount basis. The equivalent coupon issue yields are 3.42% for the 91-day bills and 3.60% for the
182-day bills.

(See reverse for tender form )

This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (


Dated September 30, 1970

Maturing September 30,1971

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

H ouston 77001

San A ntonio 78206

(D ate)

P u rsu an t to th e provisions of T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of th e
public announcement issued by the T reasury D epartm ent, th e undersigned offers to purchase T reasury bills in the am o u n t
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 tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, w ithout stated price, will be accepted in full at the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids.


Prices should be e x ­
pressed on the basis of
100, with not m ore th a n
th r e e decim al p la c e s ,
e. g., 99.925. F ra ctio n s
m ust_not be used.

Denominations D esired
N u m ber of

Paym ent fo r th is issue of bills cannot be m ade by
credit to T reasu ry T ax and Loan Account.

M a tu rity V alue

@ $

1 0 ,0 0 0 $_

@ $
@ ?

15.000 $_
50.000 $_

@ $

1 0 0 ,0 0 0 $ _

______ @ $ 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
□ Shipto-


By maturing bills
held by____________________________
Payment to be made by_____________ _


Charge our reserve account on payment
| | Draft enclosed (E ffectual delivery o f enclosed d r a f t
shall be on la te st day w hich will p e rm it p re s e n tm e n t in
o rd e r to o b ta in irrevocably collected fu n d s on p a y m e n t
d a te )
(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)

(A u th o rize d official s ig n a tu re a n d title )

( F o r th e a cc o u n t of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r su b scrib er)
(A ddress)

1. No tender fo r less th an $10,000 will be considered and each ten der over $10,000 m ust be for an am ount in m ultiples of
$5,000 (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 th e envelope reading “TEN D ER FOR TREA SU RY O FF E R IN G ”. Since envelopes
received w ith this legend will not be opened until a fte r th e closing tim e specified in the public announcement, com m uni­
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 ap p ropriate 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
tender and the signing of the form by an officer of th e corporation will be construed as a representation by him th a t he
h as been so authorized. If th e tender is m ade by a p artn e rsh ip 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 the firm.”
5. Tenders from those other th an incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers in in v e st­
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 reasu ry 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 th e language of this form is changed
in any respect, which, in th e opinion of the S ecretary of the T re asu ry is
’ m aterial, th e tender m ay be disregarded.
(S ee re v e rse fo r a n n o u n cem en t)

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