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F ederal r es er v e b a n k o f D allas

DALLAS. TEXAS 7 5 2 2 2
Circular No. 74-163
June 18, 1974
To A ll B a n k in g Institutions a n d O thers C oncerned
in th e E leventh F ed e ra l Reserve District:
Y o u r a tte n tio n is in v ite d to th e fo llo w in g s ta te m e n t g iv in g d e ta ils o f t w o issues o f T rea su ry bills:
T h e Treasury Departm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount
o f $4,500,000,000, or thereabouts, to be issued June 27, 1974, as follows:
91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) in the am ount of $2,600,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional
am ount of bills dated M arch 28, 1974, and to mature Septem ber 26, 1974 (C U S IP No. 912793 U R 5 ) , origi­
n ally issued in the am ount of $1,801,155,000, (a n additional $100,065,000 was issued on June 5, 1 9 7 4 ), the
additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-D A Y B IL L S for $1,900,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated June 27, 1974, and to mature D ecem ber 26, 1974
(C U S IP No. 912793 V E 3 ).
T h e bills w ill be issued for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills m aturing June 27, 1974, outstanding in th e am ount of
$4 302,920,000, of which G overnm ent accounts and Federal R eserve Banks, for them selves and as agents of foreign and inter­
national m onetary authorities, presently hold $2,392,375,000. T hese accounts m ay exchange bills th ey hold for the bills now
bein g offered a t the average prices o f accepted tenders.
T h e bills of both series w ill be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and at m aturity their face am ount will be payable w ithout interest. T h ey 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 aturity v a lu e ).
Tenders w ill be received at Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern
D a y lig h t Saving T im e, M onday, June 24, 1974. Tenders w ill not be received at the Treasury Departm ent, W ashington. Each
tender m ust be for a m inim um of $10,000. Tenders over $10,000 m ust be in m ultiples of $5,000. In th e case o f com petitive
tenders th e price offered m ust be expressed on the basis of 100, w ith not m ore than three decim als, e.g., 99.925. Fractions m ay
not be used. It is urged that tenders be m ade on -ne printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes w hich w ill be supplied
b y Federal R eserve Banks or Branches on application therefor.
Banking institutions and dealers who m ake primary markets in Governm ent securities and report daily to the Federal
R eserve Bank of N ew York their positions w ith respect to G overnm ent securities and borrowings thereon m ay subm it tenders
for account of customers provided the nam es of the customers are set forth in such tenders. Others w ill not be perm itted to
subm it tenders except for their own accounts. T enders w ill be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and trust
com panies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders from others m ust be accom panied
b y paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied by an express guar­
a n ty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or trust company.
Im m ediately after th e closing hour, tenders w ill be opened at th e Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, follow ing
w hich public announcem ent will be made by the Treasury Departm ent of the am ount and price range of accepted bids. O nly
those subm itting com petitive tenders w ill be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T h e Secretary of th e Treasury
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. Subject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any
one bidder w ill be accepted in full at the average price (in three decim als) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective
issues. Settlem ent for accepted tenders in accordance w ith the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank
on June 27, 1974, in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills m aturing June 27, 1974.
Cash and exchange tenders w ill receive equal treatment. Cash adjustm ents w ill be m ade for differences betw een th e par value
o f m aturing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
Under Sections 454 ( b ) and 1221 ( 5 ) o f the Internal R evenue Code o f 1954 the am ount of discount at which bills
issued hereunder are sold is considered to accrue w hen 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 Treasury bills (other than life insurance com panies)
issued hereunder m ust include in his incom e tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference betw een the price paid for the
bills, whether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and th e am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption at
m aturity during the taxable year for which the return is made.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular N o. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the Treasury bills and
govern th e conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve B ank or Branch.
In ac co rd a n c e w it h th e a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t, te n d ers w ill b e re c e iv ed a t this b a n k a n d its b ran ch es a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San A n to n io up to t w e lv e - th ir t y p .m ., C e n tra l D a y lig h t S a v in g T im e, M o n d a y , Ju n e 2 4 , 1 9 7 4 . T en ders m a y
not be e n te re d b y te le p h o n e .
Yo urs v e ry tru ly,
P. E. C o ld w e ll
P resid en t

Amount, R ange and Approxim ate Y ield of A ccepted Tenders
13-W eek B ills
26-W eek B ills
D u e Septem ber 19, 1974
D u e D ecem ber 19, 1974
.T otal A pplied F or_________________________________ $4,260,420,000
$2,600,205,000__________________________________ T otal_A ccepted___________________________________$1,900,490,000
Y ield
Y ield
8.149% __________________________ H igh________________________95.887____________ 8.136%
8.185% ----------------------------------------- Low________________________ 95.862____________ 8.185%
8.177% ( 1 ) --------------------------------A v e r a g e______________________ 95.867____________ 8.175% ( 1 )
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Maturing September 26,1974

Dated March 28,1974
To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
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 a t the rate indicated.

NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $________________________________________ NOT TO EXCEED $200,000
Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids.




...... $ -

$ .......

Prices should be
expressed on the
basis of 100, with
not more than three
decimal places, e.g.,
99.925. F ra c tio n s
must not be used.


Denominations Desired
Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account
N um ber of
M a tu rity V alue

@ $

10,000 $

@ $

15,000 $

@ $

50,000 $


@ $ 100,000 $
@ $ 500,000 $
@ $1,000,000 $


By m aturing bills
held by-------------------------------------------Paym ent to be made by-------------------Charge our reserve account on paym ent
D raft enclosed (E ffectual delivery of enclosed d r a f t
shall be on latest day which will p e rm it p re s e n tm e n t
in o rd e r to o b ta in irrevocably collected fu n d s on p a y ­
m e n t d a te )

Delivery Instructions:

Hold in Custody— General Account


Hold in Custody— Investm ent Ac­


Hold in Custody — T rust Account
Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account


(S u b sc rib e r’s fu ll n a m e o r c o rp o ra te title)




(A uthorized official s ig n a tu re and title)

( F o r th e a ccou nt of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r su b scrib er)


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 a fter 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.
(See reverse for announcement)

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