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F ederal Reserve 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, TEXAS

75222
Circular No. 71-281
November 23, 1971

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions an 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 the aggregate am ount
of $3,900,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing Decem ber 2, 1971, in the am ount of
$3,695,275,000, as follows:
91-DAY BILLS (to m aturity d ate) to be issued D ecem ber 2, 1971, in the am ount of $2,300,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Septem ber 2, 1971, and to m ature M arch 2, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 MQ 6 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,599,780,000, 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 Decem ber 2, 1971, and to m ature June 1, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 N D 4 ).
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 th eir 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 Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
S tandard Tim e, M onday, Novem ber 29, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, Washington. 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 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 p rinted forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be
supplied by F ederal R eserve B anks 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. O thers th an banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own accou 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
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 after th e closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by th e T reasury D epartm 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 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 th e bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t the F ederal Reserve B ank on D ecem 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 Decem ber 2, 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 a r value of m aturing
bills accepted in exchange and the 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 tha n life insurance com panies) issued here­
under m ust include in his income tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference between th e 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 th e retu rn is made.
T reasury D ep artm en t Circular No. 418 (cu rrent revision) and this notice, prescribe th e term s of the T reasury bills and
govern th e conditions of th eir issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any F ederal R eserve B ank or Branch.

In accordance with the above announcement, tenders wiii be received a t this bank and its branches a t El Paso,
Houston an d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday, November 29, 1971. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
______________
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, Range and Approxim ate Yield of Accepted T enders
90-Day Bills
181-Day Bills
D ue F ebruary 24, 1972
Due M ay 25, 1972
$3,435,745,000
T otal Applied F o r----------------------------------------------- $3,193,020,000
$2,300,240,000------------------------------------------------ T otal Accepted--------------------------------------------------$1,600,040,000
Price
Y ield
Price
y ie ld
98.954
_4.184%.— ------------------High------------------ 97.803____________ 4.370%
98.929
_4.284% --------------------------------------- Low______________________ 97.778___________ 4.419%
98.941
4.236% ( 1 ) ------------------------------Average-------------------------------97.782___________ 4.411% (1 )
T h e s e r a te s a r e o n a b a n k d is c o u n t b a s is . T h e e q u iv a le n t c o u p o n issu e y ie ld s a r e 4 . 3 5 %

lo l-d ay hills.

f o r t h e 9 0 - d a y b ills a n d 4 . 5 9 % f o r th e

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Maturing March 2,1972

Dated September 2,1971
To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
The________________________ Branch
El Paso 79999 Houston 77001

San Antonio 78295

(D a te )

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 a t 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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COMPETITIVE TENDERS
$

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Prices should be ex­
pressed on the basis of
100, with not more titan

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three decimal places,

e. g., 99.925. Fractions
m ust not be used.

$

055= TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
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CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPT BLE.
Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

Denominations Desired
N u m b e r of
p ieces

M a tu rity V alue

10,000
& $ 15,000
(3) $ 50,000
(5) $ 100,000
(5) $ 500,000
(5) $1,000,000

@ $

$
$
$
$
$
¥-

Delivery Instructions:
□ Hold in Custody Account—Member
banks for own account only
□ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
□ Ship to
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□
□
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By maturing bills
held by-------------------------------------- _
Payment to be made by______________.
Charge our reserve account on payment
date

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( E ffectual delivery of enclosed d r a f t

s h a ll h e o n la te s t day w h ich w ill p e r m i t p r e s e n t m e n t in
o r d e r to o b t a i n irr e v o c a b ly collected f u n d s o n p a y m e n t

d a te )
(S u b scrib er's full n a m e o r c o rp o ra te title)
(A ddress)

By( A u t h o r i z e d of fi c ia l s i g n a t u r e a n d t i t l e )

( F o r t h e a c c o u n t o f , i f t e n d e r is f o r a n o t h e r s u b s c r i b e r )

( A ddress)

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 (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 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 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.
(S ee re v e rse f o r an n o u n cem en t)


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