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F ederal R eserve Bank of D allas
FISCAL AGENT OF THE UNITED STATES

DALLAS, TEXAS 7 5 2 2 2
Circular No. 72-280
Decem ber 8, 1972

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your attention is invited to the following statement giving details of two issues of Treasury bills:
T he Treasury Departm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount
of $4,300,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing Decem ber 21, 1972, in the am ount of
$4,102,925,000, as follows:
9 1-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity date) to be issued D ecem ber 21, 1972, in the am ount of $2,400,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated September 21, 1972, and to mature March 22, 1973
(C U S IP No. 912793 Q L 3 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,801,825,000, 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 Decem ber 21, 1972, and to mature June 21, 1973
(C U S IP No. 912793 Q Y 5 ).
T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and non com petitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and at m aturity their face am ount 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 va lu e).
Tenders will be received at Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., Eastern
Standard T im e, Friday, Decem ber 15, 1972. 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 must 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.
Banking institutions generally m ay subm it tenders for account of customers provided the names of the customers are
set forth in such tenders. Other than banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account.
Tenders w ill be received without deposit from incorporated banks and trust com panies and from responsible and recognized
dealers in investm ent securities. Tenders from others must 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 will be opened at the Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent w ill be m ade by the Treasury Departm ent of the amount and price range of accepted bids. Only those
subm itting com petitive tenders will 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 will
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 bids m ust be made or completed at the Federal Reserve B ank on D ecem ber 21, 1972,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills maturing D ecem ber 21, 1972. Cash and
exchange tenders w ill receive equal treatment. Cash adjustments will be m ade for differences between 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 amount 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 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 the amount actually received either upon sale or redem ption at maturity 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 Bank or Branch.

In accordance with the above announcement, tenders will be received at this bank and its branches at El Paso,
Houston and San Antonio up to twelve-thirty p.m., Central Standard Time, Friday, December 15, 1972. Tenders may
not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
_____________
President

Figures co n cern in g offering of 9 1 -D ay Treasury Bills maturing March 15, 1 9 7 3 , a n d 1 82 -D a y Treasury Bills maturing Ju n e 14,
1973, not a v a i la b l e w h en this circular w a s pri nte d.

(See reverse for tender form)

This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org)

TENDER FOR ADDITION TO TREASURY BILLS

91 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated September 21, 1972

M aturing March 22, 1973

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
The------------------------------------- Branch
El 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

PLEASE OBSERVE CLOSING DATE— FRIDAY, DECEMBER 15,1972

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.

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35?^ TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE THE
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CLOSING HOUR ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
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Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

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

sh all be on la te st day w hich w ill p e rm it p re s e n tm e n t
in o rd er to o b ta in irrevocably collected fu n d s on p a y ­
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(F o r th e acco u n t of, if te n d e r is fo r a n o th e r su b scrib er)

(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).
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 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 langauge of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury i s
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