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F ederal Reserve Bank o f D allas
F IS C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N ITE D S T A T E S

DALLAS, TEXAS

75222
Circular No. 71-299
D ecem ber 10, 1971

NEW

O F F E R I N G — TREA SU RY

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 he 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 23, 1971, in th e am ount of
$3,903,835,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued Decem ber 23, 1971, in th e am ount of $2,300,000,000, or th ere­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Septem ber 23, 1971, and to m ature M arch 23, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 M T 0 ), originally issued in th e am ount of $1,600,070,000, the additional and original
bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DA Y B IL L S for $1,600,000,000, or th ereab o u ts, to be d a te d D e c em b er 23, 1971, a n d to m a tu re J u n e 22,
1972 (C U S IP No. 912793 N G 7).
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 Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to th e closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
S tandard Tim e, Friday, D ecem ber 17, 1971. T enders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each
tender m ust be for a minim 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 must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more th a n th ree decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay
not be used. I t is urged th a t tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be
supplied by F ederal R eserve B anks or Branches on application therefor.
B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided th e nam es of the customers are
Bet forth in such tenders. Others than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for th e ir own account
T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and tru st com panies and irom responsible and recognized
dealers in investm ent securities. T enders from others m ust be accompanied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of
T reasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied 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 th e Federal Reserve B anks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be m ade by the Treasury 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 the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e Secretary of th e 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
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 th e average price (in th ree decim als) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for
accepted tenders in acocrdance with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted a t the F ederal Reserve B ank on D ecem ber 23, 1971,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing D ecem ber 23, 1971. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between th e p a r value of maturing
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 th e bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and the 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, the difference between the price paid for th e 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 atu rity during the
taxable year for which the return is made.
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 the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any F ederal R eserve Bank or Branch.

In accordance with the above announcement, tenders will be received at this bank a n d its branches a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Friday, December 17, 1971. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
______________
President

Figures co n cern in g offering of 9 1 -D ay T reasury Bills maturing M arch 16, 1 9 7 2 , a n d 1 8 2 -D a y Treasury Bills m atu ring Ju n e 15,
19 7 2 , not a v a i la b l e w h en this circular w a s p rinted.

(S ee reverse for tender form )

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TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated December 23,1971

Maturing June 22, 1972

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 a t the rate indicated.

PLEASE OBSERVE CLOSING DATE — FRIDAY, DECEMBER

17, 1971

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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C O M P E T IT IV E T E N D E R S / S
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Prices should be expressed on the basis of
$
100, with not more than
v----------------------------------------- th re e decimal p laces,
e. g., 99.925. Fractions
@ -$-----------------------------------must not be used.

TENDERS M AY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
Number of
pieces

Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

M a tu rity V alue

.@ $

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@ $

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15,000-$-------------------50,000_$_____________

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@ $ 100,000 $

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□ Charge our reserve account on payment
LJ date *
*
C Draft enclosed (E ffectual delivery o f enclosed d r a f t
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@ $ 500,000 $-------------------_(5> $1 000 000 $_____________
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By maturing bills
held by.
Payment to be made by

s h a ll h e on l a t e s t d a y w h i c h will 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

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Delivery Instructions:
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Hold i n Custody AcCOUnt Member
( S u b s c r ib e r 's full n a m e o r c o rp o r a te title )
banks for own account only________________ _______________________________________________
(A ddress)
□ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
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 )
□

Ship to——-------------------------------

---------( F o r t h e a c c o u n t of , 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 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 ou ncem ent)


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