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F ed e r a l Re s e r v e Ba n k o f D a lla s


Circular No. 71-286
Novem ber 30, 1971

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 the aggregate am ount
of $3,900,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing D ecem ber 9, 1971, in th e am ount of
$3,703,695,000, as follows:
91-DAY BILLS (to m aturity d ate) to be issued D ecem ber 9, 1971, in th e am ount of $2,300,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Septem ber 9, 1971, and to m ature M arch 9, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 M R 4 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,601,800,000, 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 Decem ber 9, 1971, and to m ature Ju n e 8, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 N E 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 th e ir 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 B anks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
S tandard T im e, M onday, Decem ber 6, 1971. T enders will not be received a t th e T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each
te n d e r 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 th e basis of 100, with not more th a n three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay
n o t be used. It is urged th a t tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in th e special envelopes which will be
supplied by F ederal R eserve Banks or B ranches on application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are
set forth in such tenders. O thers than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for the ir own account.
T en d ers 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 the 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 F ederal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D epartm en t of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. O nly those
subm itting com petitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e Secretary of th e T reasury expressly
reserves th e 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 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 F ederal Reserve B ank on D ecem ber 9, 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 9, 1971. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between the p a r value of m aturing
bills accepted in exchange and th e issue price of th e new bills.
U nder Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 (5 ) of th e Intern al Revenue Code of 1954 th e am ount of discount a t which bills issued
h ereunder 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, th e owner of Treasury bills (o th er th an life insurance com panies) issued here­
u n der 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, an d the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m aturity during the
taxable year for which the retu rn is m ade.
T reasury D ep artm en t Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe th e term s of th e 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 will be received a t this bank a n d its branches a t El Paso,
Houston an d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday, December 6, 1971. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
Amount, R ange and Approxim ate Y ield of Accepted T enders
91-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
D ue M arch 2, 1972
D ue Ju n e 1, 1972
$3,581,970,000---------------------------------------------- T o tal Applied F or
----- _ _ _
_ _ .....
$ 2,300,775,000------------------------------------------------ T o tal A ccepted------------------------------------$ l ,600,140,000
Y ield
.H igh----------------- 9 7.775___________ 4.401 %
4.292 % ---------------------98.900—...................4.352% -------------------------------------- l o w _____________________ i97.746___________ 4.458%
4.324% ( 1 ) ------------------------------ Average-------------------------------97.760____________4.431% (1 )
( 1 ) T hese rate s
1 8 2 - d a y b ills .

a re

o n a b a n k d i s 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 re 4 . 4 4 %

for th e 9 1 -d ay

b ills a n d 4 . 6 1 %

fo r th e

( S e e re v e rse fo r te n d e r fo rm )

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Dated September 9,1971

Maturing March 9, 1972

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

San Antonio 78295


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.
---------------------@ ------------I ___________________




Prices should be ex­
pressed on the basis of

th ^ d e c 'im T p fa ^

---------------------@ -----------$------------------------------------

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

Denominations Desired
Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
N u m b er of
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.
M a tu r ity V alue
.@ $

1 0 ,0 0 0 $_


By maturing bills
held by___________________________
□ Payment to be made by---------------------__________________________________
□ Charge our reserve account on payment
D Draft enclosed ( E f f e c t u a l d e l i v e r y o f e n c l o s e d d r a f t

$ 15,000-$--------------------_@ $ 50,000_$_____________
_ g $ 100,000 $_____________
„ „
.@ $ 500,000 $-------------------(5) $1 000 000_$_____________







sh all be o n la te s t day w h ic h w ill p e r m it 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 c olle c te d f u n d s o n p a y m e n t
d a te)

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

( S u b s c r i b e r ’s f u l l n a m e o r c o r p o r a t e t i t l e )

(A ddress)

( A u t h o r i z e d o f 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, if 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)

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 th is
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
m aterial, the tender may be disregarded.
(S ee re v e rs e f o r ann o u n cem en t)

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