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F ederal r e s e r v e Ba n k o f 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

75222
Circular No. 72-38
February 22, 1972

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your attention is invited to the following s ta te m e n t giving details of tw o issues of Treasury bills:
T h e Treasury Departm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate amount
of $4,200,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing M arch 2, 1972, in the am ount of
$3,901,360,000, as follows:
91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued March 2, 1972, in the am ount of $2,400,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional amount of bills dated D ecem ber 2, 1971, and to mature June 1, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 N D 4 ) , originally issued in the am ount of $1,600,870,000, the additional and original
bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued March 2, 1972, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated August 31, 1971, to mature August 31, 1972
(C U S IP No. 912793 N K 8 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,199,890,000 (an additional $500,275,000
was issued Novem ber 30, 1 9 7 1 ), the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
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 at m aturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T hey w ill 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 will be received at Federal R eserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern
Standard T im e, M onday, February 28, 1972. Tenders w ill not be received at the Treasury Departm ent, Washington. 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 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. It is urged that tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which w ill be
supplied by Federal R eserve Banks or Branches on application therefor.
B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for
set forth in such tenders. Others than banking institutions w ill
T enders w ill be received without deposit from incorporated
dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders from others m ust be
Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied
trust company.

account of customers provided the nam es of the customers are
not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account.
banks and trust com panies and from responsible and recognized
accom panied by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of
by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or

Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened at the Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, follow ing which
public announcem ent will be m ade by the Treasury D epartm ent of the 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 the 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. Sub­
ject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less without 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 with the bids m ust be m ade or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank on March 2, 1972,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills maturing March 2, 1972. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents w ill be m ade for differences betw een the par value of m aturing
bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
Under Sections 454 (b ) and 1221 ( 5 ) of the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount at which bills issued
hereunder are sold is considered to accrue when the 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 here­
under must include in his incom e tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference between the price paid for the bills, whether 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.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the Treasury bills and
govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve Bank or Branch.

In acc o rd a n c e with the a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t, tenders will be received a t this b a n k a n d its bran ch es a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to tw elve-thirty p.m., Central Stan d ard Time, M o n d ay , February 28, 1972. Tenders m a y not
be e n te re d by telep h o n e.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Am ount, R ange and Approxim ate Y ield of A ccepted Tenders
91-D ay B ills
182-D ay B ills
D u e M ay 25, 1972
D u e August 24, 1972
$3,905,615,000_________________________________ Total A pplied For_________________________________ $3,786,700,000
$2,400,280,000__________________________________ T otal A ccepted___________________________________$1,801,585,000
Price
Y ield
P rice
Y ield
99.214
3.109 % ___________________________ H igh _______________________98.235____________ 3.491 %
99.196
3.181% ____________________________Low_______________________ 98.218____________ 3.525%
99.205
3.145% ( 1 ) _________________ A verage_________________________ 98.224____________ 3.513% ( 1 )
( 1 ) T h e s e rates are on a b ank d iscou nt basis. T h e eq u ivalen t cou p on issue y ie ld s are 3 .2 2 % for th e 9 1 -d a y b ills and 3 .6 4 % for
1 8 2 -d ay b ills.

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(S e reverse for tender form
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TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Maturing June 1,1972

Dated December 2,1971
To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
The----------------------------------- Branch
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 one bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the average
price (in three decimals) of accepted competitive bids.
$
Prices should be ex^
pressed on the basis of
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100, with not more than
COMPETITIVE TENDERS
-@ ----------------------------------th re e decim al p laces,
e. g., 99.925. Fractions
? ----------------------------------must not be used.
dggT TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
'
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
N u m b er o f
p ieces

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 a lu e

$
$

10,000 $_
15.000 $_

□
□

50.000 $_
_@ $ 100,000 $_
.< $ 500,000 $_
§>
$1,000,000 $_
$

Delivery Instructions:
□ Hold in Custody Account—Member
banks for own account only
□ Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
□ Ship to-------------------------------------

By maturing bills
held by____________________________
Payment to be made by___________ _

□

Charge our reserve account on payment
date

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| D r a ft e n c lo se d
(E ffe c tu a l d elivery o f enclosed d r a f t
shall be on la te st d ay w h ich w ill p erm it p r e s e n tm e n t in
order to o b tain irrevocab ly collected fu n d s on p a y m e n t
d ate)
(S u b scrib e r’s f u ll n a m e or c o r p o r a te title )

( A d d re ss)

By(A u th o rized official s ig n a tu r e an d title )
( F o r th e a c c o u n t o f, i f ten d er is f o r a n o th e r su b scrib er)

(A d d r e ss )

IMPORTANT
1. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 must 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 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.”
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)


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