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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF DALLAS
FISCAL. A G E N T O F T H E U N ITE D ST A T E S

Dallas, Texas, October 23, 1963

PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT
TREASURY FINANCING

To All Banking Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:
There is quoted below a press statement issued today by the Treasury Department in regard to current
financing:
Treasury Announces Plans for November Refunding and
Issuance of $1 Billion of One-Year Treasury Bills
The Treasury will borrow $7.61 billion, or thereabouts, through the issuance of 18-month 3 % %
Treasury notes, at par, on November 15, 1963, for the purpose of paying off in cash $7.6 billion of the
following Treasury securities maturing November 15, 1963:
$4,554 million of 3Va% Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series D-1963, dated
November 15, 1962; and
$3,011 million of 4 % % Treasury Notes of Series C-1963, dated November 15, 1959.
The new notes will be dated November 15, 1963, and will mature M ay 15, 1965. Interest will
be payable semiannually on M ay 15 and November 15, 1964, and on M ay 15, 1965. The notes will
be made available in registered as well as bearer form.
Subscriptions to the new Treasury notes will be received subject to allotment. All subscribers
requesting registered notes will be required to furnish appropriate identifying numbers as required
on tax returns and other documents submitted to the Internal Revenue Service. Payment may be
made in cash, or in 3Va% Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series D-1963 or 4Va% Treasury
Notes of Series C-1963, maturing November 15, 1963, which will be accepted at par, in payment or
exchange, in whole or in part, for the Treasury notes subscribed for, to the extent such subscriptions
are allotted by the Treasury.
The subscription books will be open for the 3 7 % Treasury notes only on Monday, October 28.
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Any subscriptions for the 3 % % Treasury notes with the required deposits addressed to a
Federal Reserve Bank or Branch, or to the Treasurer of the United States, and placed in the mail
before midnight, October 28, 1963, will be considered timely.
The new issue may not be paid for by credit in Treasury Tax and Loan Accounts.
Other details concerning the new 3Va% Treasury notes are as follows:
Subscriptions from commercial banks, for their own account, will be restricted in each
case to an amount not exceeding 50 percent of the combined capital, surplus and undivided
profits of the subscribing bank.
Subscriptions from commercial and other banks for their own account, Federally-insured
savings and loan associations, States, political subdivisions or instrumentalities thereof, public
pension and retirement and other public funds, international organizations in which the

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United States holds membership, foreign central banks and foreign States, 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,
Government Investment Accounts, and the Federal Reserve Banks will be received without
deposit.
Subscriptions from all others must be accompanied by payment of 2 % (in cash, or
Treasury Certificates of Indebtedness of Series D-1963, or Treasury Notes of Series C-1963,
maturing November 15, 1963, at par) of the amount of notes applied for not subject to
withdrawal until after allotment.
The Secretary of the Treasury reserves the right to reject or reduce any subscription,
to allot less than the amount of 3 % % notes applied for, and to make different percentage
allotments to various classes of subscribers; and any action he may take in these respects
shall be final. Subject to these reservations, and the submission of a written certification by
the subscriber that the amount of the subscription does not exceed the amount of the two
eligible securities owned or contracted for purchase for value, at 4 p.m., Eastern Daylight
Saving time, October 23, 1963, all subscriptions from States, political subdivisions or instru­
mentalities thereof, public pension and retirement and other public funds, international
organizations in which the United States holds membership, foreign central banks and
foreign States, Government Investment Accounts, and the Federal Reserve Banks, will be
allotted in full. Provided, however, when any such subscriber elects to enter any subscription
which does not carry the certification as to ownership of the maturing securities, any and all
subscriptions received from the subscriber will be allotted on the basis of the allotment to
be publicly announced. The basis of the allotment of all other subscriptions will be publicly
announced, and allotment notices will be sent out promptly upon allotment.
All subscribers are required to agree not to purchase or to sell, or to make any agree­
ments with respect to the purchase or sale or other disposition of any of the 3 % % notes
until after midnight, October 28, 1963.
Commercial banks in submitting subscriptions will be required to certify that they
have no beneficial interest in any of the subscriptions they enter for the account of their
customers, and that their customers have no beneficial interest in the banks’ subscriptions
for their own account.
Treasury Bills
The Treasury will also issue $1 billion, or thereabouts, of 1-year Treasury bills on Monday,
November 4, for cash. The bills will be sold on an auction basis, and tenders for such bills will be
received on Wednesday, October 30, 1963. Payment for such bills by credit in Treasury Tax and
Loan Accounts will not be permitted.
Full details concerning these Treasury bills are contained in the Treasury’s announcement invit­
ing tenders which is being released today.
The official circular and subscription forms for the Treasury notes will be mailed Thursday, October 24;
however, if the forms are not received by Monday, October 28, subscriptions may be entered by letter or
telegram, subject to confirmation on official subscription blanks. Tender forms for the one-year Treasury bill
to be auctioned on October 30 are being sent to all banks today.
Yours very truly,
Watrous H. Irons
President


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