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F ed era l R eser v e Bank

of

Da lla s

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. 71-214
Septem ber 7, 1971

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 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 Treasury bills m aturing Septem ber 16, 1971, in the am ount of
$3,702,030,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued Septem ber 16, 1971, in the am ount of $2,300,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Ju n e 17, 1971, and to m ature Decem ber 16, 1971
(C U S IP No. 912793 L W 4), originally issued in the am ount of $1,400,390,000, th e 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 16, 1971, and to m ature M arch 16, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 M S 2).
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 v alu e).
T enders will be received a t F ederal R eserve Banks and Branches up to th e closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
D aylight Saving T im e, M onday, Septem ber 13, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each
ten d er 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 th e case of com petitive
tenders the price offered m ust be expressed on th e basis of 100, w ith not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions may
not be used. It is urged th a t tenders be made on the prin ted forms and forwarded in th e special envelopes which will be
supplied by Federal R eserve Banks or Branches on application therefor.
B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided th e names of th e customers are
set forth in such tenders. O thers th an 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 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 th e 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 th e closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be m ade by the T reasury D ep artm en t 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 h e 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 th e F ederal Reserve B ank on Septem ber 16, 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 16, 1971. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal tre a tm e n t Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between the p ar value of m aturing
bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of th e 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 the 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 (o ther 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 th e price paid for th e 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 for which the return is made.
T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of th e T reasury bills and
govern th e conditions of the ir issue. Copies of th e circular m ay 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 a n d its branches a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Daylight Saving Time, Monday, September 13, 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
91-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
D ue D ecem ber 9, 1971
D ue M arch 9, 1972
$3,255,780,000
..Total Applied F or_______________________________ $2,677,940,000
$2,300,000,000____________
T o tal A ccepted_____________________
$1,600,605,000
Price
Y ield
Price
Yield
98.861
4.506% ---------------------------------------H igh_______________
.97.560____________ 4.826%
98.840
4.589% __________________________ Low__________________
97.535____________4.876%
98.8 5 3
4.538% ( 1 ) -------------------------------Average—...... ...........—_ ___ 97.550____________4.846% (1 )
( 1 ) T hese ra te s a re on a ban k discount basis. T h e equivalent coupon issue yields a re 4 .6 7 % for th e 91-day bills and 5 .0 5 % for the

1 8 2 - d a y hill s.

(See reverse for tender form)

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Maturing December 16,1971

Dated June 17,1971

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 $____________________________________ NOT TO EXCEED $200,000
Noncompetitive tenders for $209,000 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 ex­
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100, with not more than
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idgr' TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
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Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

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Delivery Instructions:
□ Hold in Custody Account—Member
banks for own account only
□ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
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(S ubscriber’s full nam e or corporate title)
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(F or the acco unt of, if ten der is for a n o th e r subscriber)

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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 will 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, b y -------------------------------------------------------------------- ,
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)

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