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F ed er a l R eser ve Ba n k o f 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. 69-65
March 19, 1969

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 E le venth F e d e r a l R eserve District:
Y ou r 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 g iv in g d e t a i l s of tw o issu es of T re asury 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
$2,700,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing M arch 27, 1969, in th e am ount of
$ 2 , 709,020 ,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued M arch 27, 1969, in the am ount of $1,600,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated Decem ber 26, 1968, and to m ature June 26, 1969,
originally issued in the am ount of $1,104,988,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B IL L S for $1,100,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated M arch 27, 1969, and to m ature Septem ber 25, 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. 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 Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
Standard Tim e, M onday, M arch 24, 1969. 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 th a t tenders be made
on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will be supplied by Federal Reserve Banks or Branches on
application therefor.
Banking institutions generally may subm it tenderB 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 w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and trust companies and from responsible and recognized
dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders 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 the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the Federal Reserve B anks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be m ade 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 he Secretary of th e Treasury expressly reserves th9
rig ht 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 a t the average price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids for th e respective issues. Settlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be made or completed a t the Federal Reserve B ank on M arch 27, 1969,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills m aturing M arch 27, 1969. 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 Treasury 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 h e bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, whether
Federal or State, b u t are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on th e principal or interest thereof by any State,
or any of the possessions of the U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F or purposes of taxation the am ount of discount
a t which Treasury bills are originally sold by th e U nited States is considered to be interest. 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 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 T reasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include
in his income tax return 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 th e taxable year for which the
return is made, as ordinary gain or loss.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (curren t revision) and this notice, prescribe th e 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 , te n d e r s will b e r e c 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
ElP aso ,
H o usto n a n d S an A n to n io u p to tw e l v e - th ir ty p .m ., Central S t a n d a r d Time, M o n d a y , M arch 24, 19 69 . T en d e rs m a y n o t
be en tered by telephone.
Y ours v e r y truly,
P. E. Co ldw ell
P re s id e n t
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, R ange and A pproxim ate Yield of Accepted T enders
91-Day Bills
82-Day Bills
D ue Ju n e 19, 1969
D ue Septem ber 18, 1969
$2,828,882,000---------------------------------------------- T otal Applied F o r_______________________________ $2,783,116,800
$1,600,567,000-------------------------------------------------T otal Accepted________________________________ $1,100,334,000
Price
Yield
Price
Yield
98.463
6.08 0% _________________________ H igh______________________ 96.868___________ 6.195%
98.454____________6.116% ________ ____________ ____Low______________________96.850____________6.231%
98.456
6.108% ( 1 ) ------ --- --------------------- Average_____________________96.855___________ 6.221% (1 )
( 1 ) T h e s e rates are o n a b ank d iscount basis. T h e eq u iva le n t cou p o n issue y ie ld s are 6 .2 9 % for t h e 9 1 -d a y b ills, and 6 .5 1 % for
the 18 2 -d a y bills.

(See revene side for tender form)

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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated Decem ber 26,1968

M aturing June 2 6 ,1 9 6 9

To: Federal R eserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, T exas 75222
or—
The___________________________________Branch
El Paso 79999

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78206

(D ate)

P u rsu an t to the provisions of T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 41S (current revision) and the provisions of th e
public announcement issued by the T reasury D epartm ent, the undersigned offers to purchase T reasury bills in the am ount
shown below, and agrees to pay for the am ount allotted, on o r before the issue date, by the method and a t the ra te indicated.

_NOT TO EXCEED $200,000

NONCOM PETITIVE T E N D E R

Noncompetitive tenders fo r $200,000 or less from any one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full a t the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids.

COMPETITIVE T E N D E R S

(a)
@

%

?

-

-

..................

-

P rices should be ex­
pressed on the basis of
100, w ith n o t mori’ th a n
t h r e e d ec im a l p la c e s,
e. g., 99.925. F ra ctio n s
m u st not be used.

HCW T E N D E R S MAY NOT BE E N T E R E D BY T E L E P H O N E . T E N D E R S BY W IR E , I F R E C E IV E D B E F O R E T H E
‘
CLOSING HOUR, A R E A C C EPT A B L E .
P aym ent fo r this issue of bills cannot be m ade
by credit to T reasury Tax and L oan Account.

Denominations Desired
Number of
Pieces

Maturity Value

(a) $
(a), $

5,000 $.

(a) $

10,000 ?.

.% $

METHOD OF PAYM ENT

1,000 ?-

50,000 $

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B y m a t u r i n g b ills
h e l d b y ______________________ _

□

P a y m e n t to b e m a d e by_

(a) $ 100,000 $-

□

C h a rg e o u r re se rv e acco u n t on p a y m e n t
d ate

(a> $ 500,000 $.

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D r a f t e n c lo s e d

(Effectual delivery o f enclosed d ra ft
shall be on latest day which will permit presentment In
order to obtain irrevocably collected funda on paym ent
date)

(a $1 ,000,000 $.
D e liv e ry I n s tr u c ti o n s :

(Subscriber’s full name or corporate title)

□

H o ld i n C u s t o d y A c c o u n t — M e m b e r
b a n k s f o r o w n a c c o u n t o n ly

□

P le d g e to s e c u r e T r e a s u r y T a x a n d
L oan A ccount

□

(Address)

B y(Authorized official signature and title)

S h i p t o ---------------- -------------------------------(For the account of, i f tender is for another subscriber)

(A d d r e s a )

IMPORTANT
1. No tender fo r less th a n $1,000 will be considered and each tender m u st be fo r an am ount in multiples of $1,000 (m atu rity
value).
2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or app ropriate branch as Fiscal A gent of th e
U nited S tates, w ith notation on th e envelope reading “TEND ER FO R TREA SU RY O FFE R IN G .” Since envelopes re­
ceived w ith this legend will not be opened until a fte r the closing tim e specified in th e public announcement, communi­
cations rela tin g to other m a tte rs should not be enclosed. Envelopes fo r subm itting tenders m ay be obtained from this
bank or ap p ro p riate branch.
3. Any qualified or conditional tender will be rejected.
4. If a corporation makes the tender, th e form should be signed by an officer of the corporation authorized to m ake th e
tender and a t 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 th e tender is made by a partn ership it should be signed by a mem ber of th e firm, who
should sign in the form “............................... .................. , a copartnership, by .............................................................. ..........................,
a mem ber of the firm.”
5. Tenders from those other th a n incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers in invest­
m ent securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total am ount (m atu rity value)
of th e T reasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express g u ara n ty of full paym ent by an
incorporated bank or tru s t company.
G. If the language of th is form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the S ecretary of the T reasury is m a te ­
rial, the ten der m ay be disregarded.

(See reverse for announcem
ent)

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