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F ed er a l R eser ve Ba n k o f D allas
F IS C A L A G E N T O F T H E U N IT E D S T A T E S

DALLAS, TEXAS 7 5 2 2 2
NEW OFFERING — TREASURY BILLS
Circular No. 74-277
October 15, 1974

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:
The Department of the Treasury, by this public notice, invites tenders for two series of Treasury bills to the aggregate
amount of $4,700,000,000, or thereabouts to be issued October 24, 1974, as follows:
91-DAY BILLS (to maturity date) in the amount of $2,700,000,000, or thereabouts, representing an additional
amount of bills date July 25, 1974, and to mature January 23 1975 (CUSIP No. 912793 V S 2), originally
issued in the amount of $1,901,350,000, the additional and original bills to be freely interchangeable.
182-DAY BILLS for $2,000,000,000, or thereabouts, to be dated October 24, 1974, and to mature April 24,
1975 (CUSIP No. 912793 WF9).
The bills will be issued for cash and in exchange for Treasury bills maturing October 24, 1974, outstanding in the amount
of $4,503,495,000 of which Government accounts and Federal Reserve Banks, for themselves and as agents of foreign and inter­
national monetary authorities, presently hold $2,487,155,000. These accounts may exchange bills they hold for the bills now
being offered at the average prices of accepted tenders.
The bills will be issued on a discount basis under competitive and noncompetitive bidding, and at maturity their face
amount will be payable without interest They will be issued in bearer form in denominations of $10,000, $15,000, $50,000,
$100,000, $500,000 and $1,000,000 (maturity value), and in book-entry form to designated bidders.
Tenders will be received at Federal Reserve Banks and Branches up to one-thirty p.m., Eastern DaylightSaving Time,
Monday, October 21, 1974. Tenders will not be received at the Department of the Treasury, Washington. Each tender must be
for a minimum of $10,000. Tenders over $10,000 must be in multiples of $5,000. In the case of competitive tenders the price
offered must be expressed on the basis of 100, with not more than three decimals, e.g., 99.925. Fractions may not be used.
Banking institutions and dealers who make primary markets in Government securities and report daily to the Federal
Reserve Bank of New York their positions with respect to Government securities and borrowings thereon may submit tenders
for account of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth in such tenders. Others will not be permitted to
submit tenders except for their own account Tenders will be received without deposit from incorporated banks and trust
companies and from responsible and recognized dealers in investment securities. Tenders from others must be accompanied
by payment of 2 percent of the face amount of bills applied for, unless the tenders are accompanied by anexpress guaranty of
payment by an incorporated bank or trust company.
Public announcement will be made by the Department of the Treasury of the amount and price range of accepted bids.
Those submitting competitive tenders will be advised of the acceptance or rejection thereof. The 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. Subject to these reservations, noncompetitive 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 decimals) of accepted competitive bids for the respective
issues. Settlement for accepted tenders in accordance with the bids must he made or completed at the Federal Reserve Bank
or Branch on October 24, 1974, in cash or other immediately available funds or in a like face amount of Treasury bills maturing
October 24, 1974. Cash and exchange tenders will receive equal treatment. Cash adjustments will be made 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 Revenue Code of 1954 the amount of discount at which bills
issued hereunder are sold is considered to accrue when the bills are sold, redeemed or otherwise disposed of, and the bills are
excluded from consideration as capital assets. Accordingly, the owner of bills (other than life insurance companies) issued
hereunder must include in his Federal income tax return, as ordinary gain or loss, the difference between the price paid for the
bills, whether on original issue or on subsequent purchase, and the amount actually received either upon sale or redemption at
maturity during the taxable year for which the return is made.
Department of the Treasury 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 may 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 Daylight Saving Time, Monday, October 21, 1974. Tenders
Hay not be entered by telephone.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell
President
LAST PREVIOUS OFFERING OF TREASURY BILLS
Amount, Range and Approximate Yield of Accepted Tenders
13-Week Bills
26-Week Bills
Due January 16, 1975
Due April 17, 1975
$4,165,830,000
Total Applied For___________________________ $2,954,520,000
$2,700,590,000--------------------------------------------Total_Accepted_____________________________ $2,000,005,000
Price
Yield
Price
Yield
98.061
7.671%----------------------------------- High___________________ 96.109__________ 7.696%
98.032
7.785%----------------------------------- Low____________________96.014__________ 7.884%
98.048
7.722% (1 )---------------------------- Average__________________ 96.042__________ 7.829% (1)
( 1 ) T h e s e rates are on a bank d iscou nt basis. T h e eq u iv a le n t coupon issue yie ld s are 7 .9 9 % for th e 13-w eek bills, and 8 .2 6 % for
th e 2 6 -w e e k bills.

(S e e reverse for tender form )

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CLOSING
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OFFERED

12:30 P.M., CENTRAL DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME, MONDAY, OCTOBER 21,1974

TENDER FOR TREASURY BILLS

182 DAYS TO MATURITY
Dated October 24,1974

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Pursuant to the provisions of Department of the Treasury Circular No. 418 (current revision) and the provisions 9
the public announcement issued by the Department of the Treasury, the undersigned offers to purchase Treasury Dills »
the amount shown below, and agrees to pay for the amount allotted, on or before the issue date, by the method and at I"
rate indicated.
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_NOT TO E X C E E D $200,(1
Noncompetitive tenders for $200,000 or less from any bidder, without stated price, will be accepted in full at the aversjj
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1. No tender for less than $10,000 will be considered and each tender over $10,000 must be for an amount in multiplesJ

$5,000 (maturity value).
Tenders should be forwarded in an envelope clearly addressed to this bank or appropriate branch as Fiscal Agent of ’
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United States, with notation on the envelope reading “TENDER FOR TREASURY OFFERING”. Since envelop
received with this legend will not be opened until after the closing time specified in the public announcement, comm’*
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cations relating to other matters should not be enclosed. Envelopes for submitting tenders may be obtained from t*
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 tj
tender and the signing of the form by an officer of the corporation wall be construed as a representation by him that *
has been so authorized. If the tender is made by a partnership it should be signed by a member of the firm, w
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should sign in the form “----------------------------------------, a copartnership, by
a member of the firm.”
L. Tenders from those other than incorporated banks and trust companies or responsible and recognized dealers in inv
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ment securities will be disregarded, unless accompanied by a deposit of 2 percent of the total amount (maturity val^
of the Treasury bills applied for, or unless the tenders are accompanied by an express guaranty of fuli payment by *
incorporated bank or trust company.
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6 . If the language of this form is changed in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Secretary of the Treasury
material, the tender may be disregarded.
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