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F ederal

reserve

Bank

of

Dallas

F I S C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N IT E D S T A T E S

D ALLAS, TEX AS 7 5 2 2 2

Circular No. 70-60
M arch 11, 1970

NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
To All Banking Institutions an d 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 T reasury D epartm ent, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate am ount
of $3,100,000,000, or thereabouts, for cash and in exchange for T reasury bills m aturing M arch 19, 1970, in th e am ount of
$3,002,144,000, as follows:
91-DAY B IL L S (to m aturity d ate) to be issued M arch 19, 1970, in the am ount of $1,800,000,000, or there­
abouts, representing an additional am ount of bills dated D ecem ber 18, 1969, and to m ature Ju n e 18, 1970,
originally issued in the am ount of $1,200,879,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY B IL L S for $1,300,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated M arch 19, 1970, and to m ature Septem ber 17, 1970.
T he bills of both series will be issued on a discount basis under com petitive and noncom petitive bidding as hereinafter
provided, and a t m aturity their face am ount will be payable without interest. T hey will be issued in bearer form only, and in
denom inations of $10,000, $50,000, $100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (m atu rity value).
T enders will be received a t F ederal Reserve Banks and Branches up to the closing hour, one-thirty p.m., E astern
Standard Tim e, Monday, M arch 16, 1970. Tenders will not be received a t the T reasury D epartm ent, W ashington. Each
tender m ust be for an even m ultiple of $10,000, and 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 th a t tenders be made
on the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which will 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 names of the customers are
set forth in such tenders. Others th an banking institutions will not be perm itted to subm it tenders except for their own account.
T enders will be received w ithout deposit from incorporated banks and tru st companies and from responsible and recognized
dealers in investm ent securities. T enders from others m ust be accompanied 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
tru st company,
Im m ediately after the closing hour, tenders will be opened a t the F ederal Reserve Banks and Branches, following which
public announcem ent will be made by the T reasury 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 T reasury 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 w ithout stated price from any one bidder will
be accepted in full a t the average price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids for the respective issues. S ettlem ent for
accepted tenders in accordance with the bids m ust be m ade or completed a t the Federal Reserve B ank on M arch 19, 1970, in
cash or other im m ediately available funds or in a like face am ount of T reasury bills m aturing M arch 19, 1970. Cash and
exchange tenders will receive equal treatm ent. Cash adjustm ents will be m ade for differences between the par value of m atur­
ing bills accepted in exchange and the issue price of the new bills.
T he income derived from T reasury bills, w hether interest or gain from the sale or other disposition of the bills, does not
have any exemption, as such, and loss from the sale or other disposition of T reasury bills does not have any special treatm ent,
as such, under the Internal Revenue Code of 1954. T h e bills are subject to estate, inheritance, gift or other excise taxes, w hether
F ederal or State, b ut are exem pt from all taxation now or hereafter imposed on the principal or interest thereof by any State,
or any of the possessions of the U nited States, or by any local taxing authority. F or purposes of taxation the am ount of discount
a t which T reasury bills are originally sold by the U nited States is considered to be interest. U nder Sections 454 (b ) and
1221 (5 ) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 the am ount of discount a t which bills issued hereunder are sold is not con­
sidered to accrue until such bills are sold, redeem ed or otherwise disposed of, and such bills are excluded from consideration as
capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of T reasury bills (other than life insurance com panies) issued hereunder need include
in his income tax return only the difference between th e price paid for such bills, w hether on original issue or on subsequent
purchase, and the am ount actually received either upon sale or redem ption a t m aturity during th e taxable year for which the
retu rn is made, as ordinary gain or loss.
Treasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and this notice, prescribe the term s of the T reasury bills and
govern the conditions of th e ir issue. Copies of the circular may be obtained from any Federal R eserve B ank 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, Monday, March 16, 1970. Tenders may not
be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, R ange and Approxim ate Yield of Accepted T enders
91-Day Bills
182-Day Bills
D ue Ju n e 11, 1970
D ue Septem ber 10, 1970
$2,986,800,000.T otal Applied F o r_______________________________ $2,832,010,000
$1,800,660,000________________________________ .T otal A ccepted________________________________ $1,301,550,000
Price
Yield
Price
Yield
98.267
6.856% _________________________ H igh ________________ fl3 96.608_________ — 6.709%
—
98.256
6.899% __________________________ Low______________________ 96.594___________ 6.737%
98.262
6.876% ( 1 ) ____________________ Average____________________ 96.598------------------ 6.729% (1 )
( 1 ) T h ese ra te s a re on a bank discount basis. T h e equivalen t coupon issue yields are 7 .0 9 % for th e 91-day bills, a n d 7 .0 6 % for
th e 182-day bills.

(See reverse for tender form )

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TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated March 19,1970

Maturing September 17,1970

To: Federal Reserve Bank, Station K, Dallas, Texas 75222
or—
The_____________________________ Branch
El Paso 79999

Houston 77001

San Antonio 78206

(Date)

P u rsu a n t to the provisions of T reasury D epartm ent Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions of the
public announcem ent issued by the T reasury D epartm ent, the undersigned offers to purchase T reasury bills in the am ount
shown below, and agrees to pay for the am ount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and a t the ra te indicated.

_NOT TO EXCEED $200,000

NONCOMPETITIVE TENDER $_

N oncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any one bidder, w ithout stated price, will be accepted in full at the averag e
price (in three decimals) of accepted com petitive bids.
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Prices should be ex ­
pressed on the basis of
100, w ith not more th a n
th r e e d ec im a l p la c e s ,
e. g., 99.925. F raction s
m ust not be used.

B F * TEND ERS MAY NOT BE E N TER ED BY TELEPH O N E. TEND ERS BY W IRE, IF RECEIVED BEFO RE T H E
CLOSING HOUR, ARE ACCEPTABLE.
Denominations Desired
Number of
Pieces

Paym ent for this issue of bills cannot be m ade
by credit to T reasury Tax and Loan Account.
METHOD OF PAYM ENT

M aturity V alue

$

10,000 $_____________

□

$ 50,000 $____________
_@ $ 100,000 $_____________
$ 500,000 $____________

□

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
| | Draft enclosed (Effectual delivery o f enclosed draft

$1,000,000 $_____________

shall be on latest day which will permit presentm ent in
order to obtain irrevocably collected funds on paym ent
date)
(Subscriber’s fu ll nam e or corporate title)
(Address)

By.

PLEASE

NOTE TENDER

MUST B $10,000 O MULTIPLE
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R

T H ER E O F

/

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

(Address)

IM PORTANT
1. No tender fo r less th an $10,000 will be considered and each tender m ust be fo r an am ount in m ultiples of $10,000 (m atu rity
value).
2. Tenders should be forw arded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or approp riate branch as Fiscal A gent of th e
U nited States, w ith notation on the envelope reading “ T E N D E R FOR T R E A SU R Y O F F E R IN G ”. Since envelopes
received w ith this legend will not be opened until a fte r the closing time specified in the public announcement, com muni­
cations relatin g to other m a tte rs should not be enclosed. Envelopes fo r subm itting tenders m ay be obtained from th is
bank or appropriate branch.
3. Any qualified or conditional tender will be rejected.
4. If a corporation m akes the tender, th e form should be signed by an
officer of the corporation authorized to m ake th e
tend er 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 ten der is made by a p artnersh ip it should be signed by a m em ber of the firm, who
should sign in the form “
*
, a copartnership, by---------------------------------------------------------------- a m em ber of the firm ”.
5. Tenders from those other th a n incorporated banks and tr u s t companies or responsible and recognized dealers m invest­
m ent securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of th e total am ount (m atu rity value)
of the T reasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express g u ara n ty of full paym ent by an
incorporated bank or tr u s t company.
6. If the language of th is form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the S ecretary of the T reasu ry is
m aterial, the tender m ay be disregarded.

(See reverse for announcement)


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