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F ed e r a l R es er v e Ba n k

of

D allas

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. 68-161
Ju ly 24, 1968

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All B a n k in g Institutions a n d O th ers C o n c e r n e d
in t h e Ele venth F e d e r a l R eserve District:
Y o ur a t t e n t i o n is in v ited to th e fo 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 issues of T re as u ry bills:
T h e T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount of
$2,700,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing August 1, 1968, in th e am ount of
$2,600,420,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued August 1, 1968, in the am ount of $1,600,000,000, or thereabouts,
representing an additional am ount of bills dated October 31, 1967, and to m ature October 31, 1968, originally
issued in the am ount of $1,001,770,000 (additional am ounts of $500,170,000 and $1,100,119,000 were issued
January 31, 1968, and M ay 2, 1968, respectively), the additional a rd original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B IL L S for $1,100,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated August 1, 1968, and to m ature January 30, 1969.
T h e 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. They 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 Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
D aylight Saving Tim e, Monday, Ju ly 29, 1968. Tenders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, Washington. 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
the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay not be used. I t is urged that 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 the 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 trust companies and from responsible and recognized
dealers in investment securities. T enders from others must 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 the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the Treasury 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 he 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 without stated price from any one bidder will be
accepted in full at the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids for the respective issues. Settlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be made or completed a t th e Federal Reserve B ank on August 1, 1968, in
cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills m aturing August 1, 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 he income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, does not
have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of Treasury bills does not have any special treatm ent,
as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T he bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, whether
Federal or State, but are exempt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State,
or any of the possessions of the United States, or by any local taxing authority. For purposes of taxation the am ount of discount
a t which Treasury bills are originally sold by the United States is considered to be interest. Under Sections 454 (b ) and
1221 (5 ) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount at which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con­
sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeemed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as
capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of Treasury bills (other than life insurance companies) issued hereunder need include
in his income tax return only the difference between the 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 at m aturity during the taxable year for which the
return is made, as ordinary gain or loss.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (cu rrent revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and
govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular may be obtained from any Federal Reserve 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 this b a n k a n d its b r a n c h e s a t El P aso,
Houston a n d San A n to n io u p to tw e l v e - th ir ty p.m., C e n tr al D aylig ht S a v in g Time, M o n d a y , Ju ly 29, 19 68. T e n d e rs m a y
not b e e n t e r e d by t e l e p h o n e .
Y ours v e r y truly,
P. E. C o ldw ell
P re s id e n t
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, Range and Approximate Yield of Accepted Tenders
91-Day Bills
D ue October 24, 1968
$2,868,372,000_______________
$1,600,913,000_______________
Price
Yield
98.671_______
..5.258%_.
98.659____________ 5,305%..
98.662.................
5.293% (1 )
(1)

..Total Applied For_
__T o tal A ccepted__
— H igh—
.... .Low ....
..Average..

182-Day Bills
D ue Jan uary 23, 1969
- ........................... $2,365,300,000
------ $ 1, 100 , 110,000
Price
Y ield
-97.294...
--------- 5.353%
97,281...
--------- 5.378%
..97,287...
--------- 5.366% (1)

T h es e rates are on a bank discount basis. T h e eq u iv a le n t coupon issue y ie ld s are 5 . 4 4 % for t h e 9 1 - d a y bills, an d 5 . 5 9 % for

t h e 1 8 2 - d a y b i ll s .

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(See reverse side for tender form )

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TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated August 1,1968

Maturing January 30, 1969

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

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78206

(D ate)

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.

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100, with not more than
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e. g., 99.925. Fractions
must not be used.

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( ^ T E N D E R S MAY NOT BE ENTERED 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.

Maturity Value

METHOD OF PAYMENT

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1,000 *
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10,000 $.

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50,000 $.
(a) ? 100,000
(ft) $ 500,000 ¥-

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By m aturing bills
held by______________________________
Paym ent to be made by______________

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Charge our reserve account on paym ent
date
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draft shall be on latest day which will permit present­
ment in order to obtain irrevocably collected fu nds on
payment date)

(a) $1,000,000
Delivery Instructions:
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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

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(Address)
By
(Authorized official signature and title)

Ship to___________________________
(For the account of. if tender is for another subscriber)
(Addresa)

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 (maturity
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, who
should sign in the form “........................................................ a copartnership, by .......................................................................
a member of the firm”.
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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 is
material, the tender may be disregarded.
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(See reverse for announcement)


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