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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK
OF DALLAS

Fubruary 6, 1934

Information from the Secretary of the Treasury Relative to Names and
Addresses of Persons Delivering Gold Coin, Gold Bullion, and Gold Certificates

To the Bank Addressed:
In a telegram received from the Secretary o f the Treasury on February 1, 1934, we are in­
form ed that the proclam ation signed January 31, 1934 hy the President o f the United States does not
alter the instructions as to the amount to be paid or other instructions o f the Secretary o f the
Treasury o f January 17, 1934 as transmitted to you in our Circular o f the same date relating to gold
coin, gold bullion and gold certificates delivered after January 17, 1934, and as transmitted to mem­
ber banks in our Circular dated January 25, 1934 relative to mutilated coin. The telegram from the
Secretary o f the Treasury requests us, however, to “ make a record o f the name and address o f each
person delivering gold coin, gold bullion and gold certificates hereafter and o f the amount delivered
and also obtain from such person a signed written statement giving the reasons why such gold coin,
gold bullion or gold certificates were not delivered heretofore.”
A ll gold coin not obviously mutilated, or below the weight o f tolerance allowed by law, and all
gold bullion and gold certificates which you may have on hand upon receipt o f this circular should
immediately be forw arded to this bank or one o f its branches and the shipment should be accompanied
by a statement that the amount o f the shipment was the balance held by your bank fo r the account
o f the Treasurer o f the United States at the time this circular was received, and fo r that reason you
could not furnish the signed statements required. All subsequent shipments, however , must be accom­

panied by the required statements described above.

Y ours very truly,
B. A . M c K in n e y ,

Governor.

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