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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS
F ISCAL AGENT OF THE UNITED STATES

D A LLA S, TEXAS

75222
Circular No. 72-77
April 18, 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 sta te m e n t giving details of two 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 am ount
o f $4,100,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing April 27, 1972, in the am ount of
$4,105,835,000, as follows:
91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued April 27, 1972, in the am ount of $2,300,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional amount of bills dated January 27, 1972, and to mature July 27, 1972
(C U SIP No. 912793 N W 2), originally issued in the am ount of $1,603,210,000, the additional and original bills
to be freely interchangeable.
182-D A Y B IL L S for $1,800,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated April 27, 1972, and to mature October 26, 1972
(C U SIP No. 912793 P J9).
T he 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 amount will be payable without 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 alu e).
Tenders w ill 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, April 24, 1972. Tenders will not be received at the Treasury Departm ent, W ashington. Each
tender m ust be for a minim 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 Reserve Banks or Branches on application therefor.
B anking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the nam es 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.
Tenders will be received without 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 by paym ent of 2 percent of the face am ount of
Treasury bills applied for, unless the tenders are accom panied by an express guaranty of paym ent by an incorporated bank or
trust company.
Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders w ill be opened at the Federal Reserve Banks and Branches, follow ing which
public announcem ent will be m ade by the Treasury Departm ent of the amount and price range of accepted bids. Only those
subm itting com petitive tenders w ill be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. T he 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 made or com pleted at the Federal R eserve Bank on April 27, 1972,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills maturing April 27, 1972. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatment. Cash adjustm ents w ill be made for differences betw een the par value of maturing
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 m ust include in his income 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 the amount actually received either upon sale or redem ption at m aturity during the
taxable year for which the return is made.
Treasury Departm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the terms of the Treasury bills and
govern the conditions of their issue. Copies of the circular m ay be obtained from any Federal Reserve B ank or Branch.

In acco rd an ce with the a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t, ten d ers will be received a t this b a n k a n d its bra n c h e s a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to tw elve-thirty p.m., Central Stan d ard Time, M onday, April 24, 1972. Tenders m a y not
be e n te re d by te lep h o n e.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
______________
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Am ount, Range and Approxim ate Y ield of Accepted Tenders
91-D ay B ills
182-Day B ills
D u e July 20, 1972
D u e October 19, 1972
$4,193,825,000
T otal Applied For_________________________________ $3,125,265,000
$2,300,520,000__________________________________ Total Accepted-_- ____
$1,800,460,000

Price
99.031
99.021
9 9.027

Yield

Price

Yield

3.833% ___________________________ H ig h _______________________ 9 7.860_____________ 4.233%
3.873% ___________________________ Low________________________ 9 7.826_____________ 4.300%
3.849% ( 1 ) _________________ .Average__________________________ 97.837_____________ 4.278% (1)

( 1 ) T h e se rates are on a b ank discou nt basis. T h e eq u ivalen t coupon issue y ie ld s are 3 .9 4 % for th e 9 1 -d a y b ills and 4 .4 3 % for
1 8 2 -d ay bills.

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TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated April 27,1972

Maturing October 26,1972

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
The_______________________-Branch
£1 Paso 79999 Houston 77001

San Antonio 78295

(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.

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.
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Prices should be ex­
pressed on the basis of
100, with not more than
COMPETITIVE TENDERS *
$
th re e decim al places,
e. g., 99.925. Fractions
$
@
$
must not be used.
TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED 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.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

M aturity V alue

@
@
@
@
@
@

? 10,000
$ 15,000
? 50,000
$ 100,000
$ 500,000
$1,000,000

$
$
$
?
$
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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
I I Draft enclosed (Effectual delivery o f enclosed draft
shall be on latest day which will permit presentment in
order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on paym ent
date)

(Subscriber’s fu ll nam e or corporate title)
(Address)

By-

(Authorized official signatu re and title)
(For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber)
(A ddress)

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).
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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 de disregarded.
(See reverse for announcement)

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