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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 7 5 2 2 2
Circular No. 68-144
June 26, 1968

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All B a n k in g Institutions a n d O th e r s C o n c e r n e d
in

t h e Ele venth F e d e r a l R eserv e District:

Your a t t e n t i o n is in v ite d to t h e f o llo w in g s t a t e m e n t

giv ing d e t a i l s of tw o iss u e s of T re as u ry bills:

T he Treasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of T reasury bills to the aggregate am ount of
$2,700,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing Ju ly 5, 1968, in the am ount of
$2,601,480,000, as follows:
90-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued Ju ly 5, 1968, in the am ount of $1,600,000,000, or thereabouts,
representing an additional am ount of bills dated April 4, 1968, and to m ature October 3, 1968, originally
issued in the am ount of $1,000,448,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
181-DAY B IL L S for $1,100,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated Ju ly 5,1968, and to m ature January 2, 1969.
T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under competitive and noncompetitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in
denom inations of $1,000, $5,000, $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m aturity value).
Tenders will be received a t Federal Reserve B anks and Branches up to th e closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
D aylight Saving Tim e, Monday, Ju ly 1, 1968. Tenders will not be received a t the Treasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each
tender m ust be for an even m ultiple of $1,000, and in the case of com petitive tenders the price offered m ust be expressed on
th e basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. It is urged th a t tenders be made
on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by Federal Reserve B anks or Branches
on application therefor.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of th e customers are
set forth in such tenders. Others than 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 companies and from responsible and recognized
dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders from others must 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 the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal Reserve B anks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. Those
subm itting tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e Secretary of the Treasury expressly reserves the
righ t to accept or reject any or all tenders, in whole or in part, and his action in any such respect shall be final. Subject to
these reservations, noncompetitive 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 competitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with th e bids m ust be m ade or completed a t the Federal Reserve B ank on Ju ly 5, 1968, in
cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills m aturing Ju ly 5, 1968. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between the par value of m atur­
ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
T h e income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of th e bills, does not
have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent,
as such, under th e Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether
F ed eral or State, b u t are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State,
or an y of the possessions of th e U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. For purposes of taxation th e am ount of discount
a t which T reasury bills are originally sold by th e United States is considered to be interest. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and
1221 (5 ) of th e Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con­
sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as
capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include
in his income tax retu rn only the difference between th e price paid for such 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 the
return is made, as ordinary gain or loss.
T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (cu rrent revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and
govern th e conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular may be obtained from any Federal R eserve B ank or Branch.

In a c c o r d a n c e w ith t h e a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t , t e n d e r s will b e rec e iv e d a t th is b a n k a n d its b r a n c h e s a t El P a so ,
Houston a n d San A n to n io u p to tw e l v e - th ir ty p .m ., C entr al D ay lig h t S av in g Time, M o n d a y , J u ly 1, 196 8. T e n d e rs m a y
not b e e n t e r e d b y t e l e p h o n e .
Yours v e r y truly,
P. E. Coldwell
P re s id e n t
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, R ange and A pproxim ate Yield of Accepted Tenders
91-Day Bills
D ue Septem ber 26, 1968
-T o tal Applied For..
$2,375,334,000_
-T otal A ccepted__
$1,600,084,000Yield
Price
.5.182%.
— H igh—
98.690..
98.649....__ _______ 5.345% ----------------------------__.Low__
98.676......... ..............5.238% ( 1 ) ----------------------.Average-

182-Day Bills
D ue D ecem ber 26, 1968
....$1,963,194,000
-..$1,100,304,000
Price
Yield
..97.250...
___ 5.440%
...97.205...
___ 5.529%
...97.227...
___ 5.485% (1)

C l) T h e s e rates are on a bank discount basis. T h e e q u iv a le n t coupon issue y ie ld s are S.3 8 %
t h e 182-d ay bills.

for t h e 9 1 - a a y bills, a n d 5 - 7 2 % for

(See reverse side for tender form )

This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org)

TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

90 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated April 4, 1968

Maturing October 3, 1968

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

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78206

(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.

_NOT TO EXCEED $200,000

NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_

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 e x ­
pressed on the basis of
100. with not more than
----------------------------th r ee decim al p la c e s ,
___________________ e. g., 99.925. Fractions
must not be used.
-----------------------------

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COMPETITIVE TENDERS <$.

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E X T E N D E R S MAY NOT BE ENTERED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made
by credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.

Denominations Desired
Number of
Pieces

Maturity Value

<>
s

9

1,000

(5)

9

5,000

9-

<>
a

9

10,000

9-

(a) 9

50,000

9.

(a) 9

100,000

9-

(a)

9

500,000

9.

(a)

$l ,000,000

METHOD OF PAYMENT

9-

9.

□
□

B y m aturing bills
held by_______________________________
Paym ent to be made by_______________

□

Charge our reserve account on paym ent
date
n D raft enclosed (Effectual delivery of enclosed
draft aha]] be on lateBt day which will permit p resen t­
m ent in order to obtain irrevocably collected funda on
paym ent date)

Delivery Instructions:
□
□

Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account

( Subscriber's full name or corporate title)

Hold in Custody Account— Member
banks for own account only

□

(Address)

By(Authorized official signature and title)

Ship to___________________________
(F or the account of, if tender io for another subscriber)

( A ddresa )

IMPORTANT
1. No tender for less than $1,000 will be considered and each tender must be for an amount in multiples of $1,000 (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 BILLS”. Since envelopes received
with this legend will not be opened until after the closing time specified in the public announcement, communications
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, w ho
should sign in the form “........................................................ . a copartnership, by .....................................................................
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 ia
material, the tender may be disregarded.
(See reverse fo r announcem ent)

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