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F ederal R eserve 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, T EX AS

75222
Circular No. 71-200
A ugust 24, 1971

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your attention is invited to the following statem ent giving details of two 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 th e aggregate am ount
of $3,900,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing Septem ber 2, 1971, in th e am ount of
$3,703,200,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued Septem ber 2, 1971, in the am ount of $2,300,000,000, or th ere­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Ju n e 3, 1971, and to m ature D ecem ber 2, 1971
(C U S IP No. 912793 L U 8 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,394,930,000, the additional and original
bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B IL L S for $1,600,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated Septem ber 2, 1971, and to m ature M arch 2, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 M Q 6).
T h e 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 atu rity value).
T enders will be received a t F ederal R eserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
D aylight Saving Tim e, Monday, August 30, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. 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 th e price offered m ust be expressed on the basis of 100, w ith not more th an three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions may
not be used. I t is urged th a t tenders be m ade on th e printed form s and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be
supplied by F ederal Reserve Banks or B ranches on application therefor.
B anking 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 th an banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for the ir own acco u n t
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 th e 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 F ederal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D ep artm en t of th e am ount and price range of accepted bids. Only those
subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of th e 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 th e average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for th e respective issues. S ettlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with th e bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t the F ederal R eserve B ank on Septem ber 2, 1971,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing Septem ber 2, 1971. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be made for differences between th e p a r value of m atu r­
ing bills accepted in exchange and th e issue price of th e new bills.
U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 th e am ount of discount a t which bills issued
hereunder are sold is considered to accrue when th e bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and th e bills are excluded
from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of T reasury bills (other th an life insurance com panies) issued here­
under m ust include in his income tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, th e difference between the price paid for the 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 aturity during the
taxable year fo* which the return is made.
Treasury 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 th e circular m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve B ank or Branch.

In accordance with the above announcement, tenders will be received a t this ban k an d its branches a t El Paso,
Houston and San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Daylight Saving Time, Monday, August 30, 1971. Tenders
may not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, Range and A pproxim ate Y ield of Accepted Tenders
92-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
D ue N ovem ber 26, 1971
D ue F eb ruary 24, 1972
$3,711,840,000
.T otal A pplied F or_______________________________ $2,822,260,000
$2,300,190,000________________________________.T otal_A ccepted_________
$1,600,030,000
Price
Y ield
Price
Y ield
98.799------------------4.700% — ..............................
.H igh________
....97.563______
......4.820%
98.774---------....4,797% _________________________ X ow ................... ........................97.503____
4.939%
98.787------4.747% ( 1 ) ..........................
Average_______ _____ 97.543...
4.860% (1 )
( 1 ) T hese ra te s are on a ban k discount basis. T h e equ iv alen t coupon issue yields are 4 .8 8 % fo r th e 92-d ay bills a n d 5 .0 7 % fo r the
182-day bills.
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(S ee reverse for tender form )

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Maturing December 2,1971

Dated June 3,1971
To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
The___________________________Branch
El Paso 79999

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78295

(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 $________________________________________ JVOT 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.
$ ________________________
Prices should be ex ­
-@ pressed on the basis of
m
100, with not more than
COMPETITIVE TENDERS ( $.
" ---------------------------------------P
th ree decim al p la ces,
e g., 99.925. Fractions
?---------------------------------------must not be used.
1S T TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, 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.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

M atu rity Value

<> $
5

10,000 $-

(cb $

15,000 ?50,000 $-

■@ $

□
□

(cb $ 100,000 $-

□

Charge our reserve account on payment
date
|— Draft enclosed <
|
Effectual delivery of enclosed d r a ft

(cb $ 500,000 $-

<> $1 ,000,000 $5

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

By maturing bills
held by-----------------------------------------Payment to be made by-------------------

shall be on la test day which will pe rm it p re s e n tm e n t in
order to obta in irrevocably collected funds on p a y m e n t
date )
(Subscriber's full na m e or c o rp ora te title)

(A ddress)

By-

(A uth orized official s ig n atu re a nd title)
(F o r the account of, if tend er 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 over $10,000 must be for an amount in multiples of
$5,000 (maturity 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 OFFERING”. Since envelopes
received with this legend w ill not be opened until after the closing time specified in the public announcement, communi­
cations relating to other matters 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 that 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 trust 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 (maturity 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 trust 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)


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