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F ederal Reserve b a n k o f Dallas
FISCA L AGENT OF THE UNITED STATES

DALLAS. TEXAS 75222
Circular No. 73-45
February 27, 1973

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions a n d Others Concerned
in th e Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
Your atten tion is invited to th e following s ta te m e n t giving details of tw o issues of Treasury bills:
T h e Treasury D epartm ent, b y this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount
of $4,200,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing M arch 8, 1973, in the am ount of
$4,205,515,000, as follow s:
91-D A Y B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued M arch 8, 1973, in th e am ount of $2,400,000,000, or thereabouts,
representing an additional amount of bills dated Decem ber 7, 1972, and to m ature June 7, 1973 (C U S IP No.
912793 Q W 9 ), originally issued in the am ount of $1,896,515,000, 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 M arch 8, 1973, and to m ature Septem ber 6, 1973
(C U S IP N o. 912793 R T 5 ) .
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 w ill be payable w ithout interest. T h ey 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 tim e, M onday, M arch 5, 1973. 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 the case of com petitive
tenders the price offered m ust be expressed on the basis of 100, w ith not m ore than three decim als, e.g., 99.925. F ractions m ay
not be used. It is urged that tenders be m ade on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelop es 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 account of customers provided th e nam es o f th e customers are
set forth in such tenders. Other than banking institutions w ill not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account.
Tenders 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 by paym ent of 2 percent o f the face am ount of
Treasury bills applied for, unless th e tenders are accom panied b y an express guaranty o f paym ent by an incorporated bank or
trust company.
Im m ediately after th e closing hour, tenders w ill be opened at the Federal R eserve Banks and Branches, follow ing which
public announcem ent w ill be m ade by th e Treasury D epartm ent of the am ount and price range o f accepted bids. O nly those
subm itting com petitive tenders w ill be advised o f the acceptance o f rejection tnereof. T h e Secretary of the Treasury expressly
reserves the right to accept or reject any or all tenders, in w hole or in part, and his action in an y such respect shall be final. Sub­
ject to these reservations, noncom petitive tenders for each issue for $200,000 or less w ithout stated price from any one bidder will
be accepted in full a t 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 m ade or com pleted a t the Federal R eserve B ank on M arch 8, 1973,
in cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of Treasury bills maturing M arch 8, 1973. Cash and
exchange tenders w ill receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents w ill be m ade for differences betw een the par value of maturing
bills accepted in exchange and the issue price o f the new bills.
Under Sections 454 ( b ) and 1221 ( 5 ) o f the Internal R evenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount at which bills issued
hereunder are sold is considered to accrue w hen the bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and the bills are excluded
from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, th e 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 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 No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the terms o f the Treasury bills and
govern the conditions of their issue. C opies of th e circular m ay be obtained from any Federal R eserve Bank or Branch.

In accord an ce w ith the a b o v e a n n o u n c e m e n t, te n d e rs will b e received a t this b a n k a n d its b r a n c h e s a t El Paso,
Houston a n d San Antonio up to tw elve-thirty p.m., Central S ta n d a rd Time, M o nd ay, March 5, 1973. Tenders m a y not
be e n te re d by tele p 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
3-M onth B ills
6-M onth B ills
D u e M ay 31, 1973
D u e August 30, 1973
$3,470,835,000
T otal A pplied F or_________________________________ $3,086,605,000
$2,400,225,000___________________________
T otal A ccepted----------------------------------------------------- $ 1,800,045,000
Price
Y ield
P rice
Y ield
98.545
5.756% ___________________________ H igh _____________
96.970_____________5.993%
98.522
5.847% ___________________________ L ow ________________________96.927____________ 6.078%
98.531
5.811% ( 1 ) _____________________ A verage______________________ 96.944____________ 6.045% ( 1 )
( 1 ) T h e s e rates are on a b ank d iscou nt basis. T h e eq u iv a le n t coupon issue y ie ld s are 5 .9 8 % for th e 3-m on th b ills an d 6 .3 2 % for
the 6-m on th bills.

( S e e reverse for tender form)

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TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated March 8 ,1973

Maturing September 6 1973
,

T o: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or —
The------------------------------------- Branch
El Paso 79999

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78295
(Date)

Pursuant to the provisions of Treasury Department Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of th e
public announcement issued by the Treasury Department, the undersigned offers to purchase Treasury bills in the am ount
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.
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COMPETITIVE TENDERS

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Prices should be
expressed on th e
basis of 100, w ith
not more than th re e
decimal places, e.g.,
99.925. F raction s
must not be used.

TENDERS MAY NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. TENDERS BY WIRE, IF RECEIVED BEFORE TH E
CLOSING HOUR ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
Number of
pieces

/«; $
M $
(a $

Payment for this issue of bills cannot be made by
credit to Treasury Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYMENT

M aturity Value

10,000 $15,000 $-

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50,000 $M ? 100,000 $■
M $ 500,000 $M $1,000,000 $-

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Hold in Custody Account—Member
banks for own account only

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Pledge to secure Treasury Tax and
Loan Account
Ship to---------------------------------------

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Charge our reserve account on paym ent
date

I I D r a f t e n c l o s e d (Effectual delivery o f enclosed d r a ft
shall be on latest day which will permit presentm ent
in order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on p a y ­
ment date)

Delivery Instructions:
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By m aturing bills
held by________________________
__
Paym ent to be made by_____________

(Subscriber’s fu ll name or corporate title)
(Address)

By

(Authorized official signature and title)
(For the account of, if tender is for another subscriber)

(Address)

IMPORTANT
1. No tender for less than $10,000 will he 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 th is
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 ofiicer 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)


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