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F ederal Reserve Ba n k o f 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
C ircular No. 71-295
Decem 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 T reasury bills m aturing D ecem ber 16, 1971, in th e am ount of
$3,700,460,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued D ecem ber 16, 1971, in the am ount of $2,300,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Septem ber 16, 1971, and to m ature M arch 16, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 M S 2 ), originally issued in th e am ount of $1,600,960,000, 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 D ecem ber 16, 1971, and to m ature Ju n e 15,
1972 (C U S IP No. 912793 N F 9 ).
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 B anks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
S tandard Tim e, M onday, D ecem ber 13, 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 th e case of com petitive
tenders th e price offered m ust be expressed on the basis of 100, with not m ore th an th ree decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions may
n o t be used. I t is urged th a t tenders be m ade on th e printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be
supplied by F ederal R eserve B anks or B ranches on application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided th e nam es of th e customers are
set forth in such tenders. O thers than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own acco un t
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 th e face am ount of
T reasury bills applied for, unless th e tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty of paym ent by a n incorporated bank or
tru st company.
Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t th e F ederal Reserve B anks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D ep artm en t of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. O nly 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, an d his action in any such respect shall be final. Sub­
je ct 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. Settlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with th e bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t th e F ederal Reserve B ank on D ecem 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 Decem ber 16, 1971. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between th e 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 the Internal Revenue 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 Treasury bills (oth er th a n 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
o r i g i n a l 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 retu rn is made.
T reasury D ep artm en t Circular No. 418 (cu rren t 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 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 at this bank an d its branches a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Monday, December 13, 1971. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
_______________
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, R ange and A pproxim ate Yield of Accepted T enders
91-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
D ue M arch 9, 1972
Due Ju n e 8, 1972
$3,621,910,000— ------------------------ -----------------.T otal A pplied F o r_______________________________ $2,904,515,000
$2,300,440,000------------------------------------------------.T otal A ccepted__________
$1,600,695,000
Price
Y ield
Price
Yield
98.9 76----------------- 4.051 % --------------------------------------- H igh______________________ 97.884___________ 4.185 %
98.960----------------- 4 .114% ----------------------------------------LoW_______________________97.854____
4.245%
98.966----------------- 4.091% ( 1 ) ------------------------------ .Average____ ______
97.873____________ 4.207% (1 )
( 1 ) T h e s e r a t e 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 . 2 0 %
1 8 2 - d a y b ills .

f o r t h e 9 1 - d a y b ills a n d 4 . 3 7 % f o r t h e

(S ee reverse for tender form )

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated September 16,1971

Maturing March 16, 1972

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station E, 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 at 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.
Prices should be ex­
pressed on the basis of

J---------------------------COMPETITIVE TENDERS <$---------------------- « --------- $
$
e. g., 99.925. Fractions
m ust not be used.

$

a s r ” TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
N u m b e r of
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.

P CE (n) ?
ie e

10,000 $______y

METHOD OF PAYMENT

□
15,000 $-------------------50,000 $_____________

By maturing bills
held by___________________________
□ Payment to be made by______________

@ $ 100,000 $
„ „ „
@ $ 500,000-$-------------------@ $1 000 000_$_____________

__________________________________
n Charge our reserve account on payment
u date
n 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

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

9

9

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

sh a ll he o n la t e s t day w h ic h 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 i r r e v o c a b ly collected f u n d s o n p a y m e n t
d ate)

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( 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 )

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Ship to------------------------------------- ------------------( 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 )

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IMPORTANT
1. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 m ust 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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