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D A L L A S ,T E X A S


Circular No. 73-28
January 31? 1973

To All Banking Institutions and Others Concerned
in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District:

Quoted below is the text of a statement issued by the Treasury
Department today concerning February financing plans.

The Treasury is offering holders of the $6.8 billion of
Treasury notes maturing February 15? 1973? the right to exchange
their holdings for 3-l/2-year 6—1/2^ Treasury notes. The public
holds about $U .8 billion and Government accounts and Federal
Reserve Banks hold about $2.0 billion of the notes eligible for
The Treasury also announced that it -will auction $1.0 billion,
or thereabouts, of 6-3/^-year 6-5/8^ Treasury notes. An additional
amount of these notes may be allotted to Government accounts and
Federal Reserve Banks in exchange for maturing notes held by them.
The notes being offered in exchange are 6-l/2$ Treasury
Notes of Series G-197&, dated February 15? 1973? due August 15?
1976 (CUSIP No. 912827 CWO), at a price of 99.70 (to yield about
6.60^). Interest will be payable on August 15? 1973? and there­
after on February 15 and August 15.
Subscribers will receive a cash payment for the difference
between the par value of the maturing notes and the offering
price of the new notes.
Subscription books will be open until 5:00 p.m., local
time, Wednesday, February 7? 1973. To be timely subscriptions
must be received by a Federal Reserve Bank or Branch or by the
Office of the Treasurer of the United States, Securities Division,

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by such time, except that subscriptions addressed to a Federal
Reserve Bank or Branch or to the Office of the Treasurer of the
United States postmarked before midnight, Tuesday, February 6 ,
1973j will be deemed to be timely. Cash subscriptions will not
be accepted. The payment and delivery date for the notes will
be February 15.
The notes to be auctioned will be 6-5/8$ Treasury Notes
of Series B-1979? dated February 15, 1973? due November 15?
1979 (CUSIP No. 912827 CX8 ), with interest payable on May 15
and November 15? 1973? and thereafter on May 15 and November 15.
Tenders will be received up to 1:30 p.m., Eastern Standard
Time, Wednesday, February 7? 1973. Tenders will be received at
any Federal Reserve Bank or Branch and at the Office of the
Treasurer of the United States, Securities Division, Washington,
D. C. 20220. Noncompetitive tenders will be considered timely
received if they are mailed to any such agency under a postmark
no later than February 6 .
Each tender must be in the amount of $1,000 or a multiple
thereof, and must state the price offered, if it is a competitive
tender, or the term "noncompetitive", if it is a noncompetitive
tender. The price on competitive tenders must be expressed on
the basis of 100, with two decimals, e.g., 100.00. Tenders at
a price less than 98.51 will not be accepted. Fractions may
not be used. The notation "Tender for Treasury Notes" should
be printed at the bottom of envelopes in which tenders are sub­
Public announcement will be made of the amount and price
range of accepted tenders. Those submitting 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 $^00,000 or less will be accepted
in full at the average price (in two decimals) of accepted
competitive tenders. The price may be 100.00, or more or less
than 100.00.
Commercial banks, which for this purpose are defined as
banks accepting demand deposits, may submit tenders for account
of customers provided the names of the customers are set forth
in such tenders. Others than commercial banks will not be per­
mitted to submit tenders except for their own account.




Tenders will " e received without deposit from commercial
and other banks for their own account, Federally-insured savings
and loan associations, 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,
dealers who make primary markets in Government securities and
report daily to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York their posi­
tions with respect to Government securities and borrowings thereon,
Federal Reserve Banks, and Government accounts. Tenders from
others must be accompanied by payment of 5 percent of the face
amount of securities applied for.
Payment for accepted tenders must be completed on or before
Thursday, February 15, 1973, at the Federal Reserve Bank or Branch
or at the Office of the Treasurer of the United States in cash,
6-1/2$ Treasury Notes of Series C-1973 or U-7/8°Jo Treasury Notes
of Series D-1973, which will be accepted at par, or other funds
immediately available to the Treasury by that date. Where full
payment is not completed in funds available by the payment date,
the allotment will be canceled and the deposit with the tender
up to 5 percent of the amount of notes allotted will be subject
to forfeiture to the United States.
The Treasury will construe as timely payment any check drawn
to the order of the Federal Reserve Bank or the Treasurer of the
United States that is received at such bank or office by Tuesday,
February 13, 1973, provided the check is drawn on a bank in the
Federal Reserve district of the bank or office to which the
tender is submitted. Other checks will constitute payment only
if they are fully and finally collected by the payment date
Thursday, February 15, 1973. Checks not so collected will
subject the investor's deposit to forfeiture as set forth in
the preceding paragraph. A check payable other than at a
Federal Reserve Bank received on the payment date will not
constitute immediately available funds on that date.
Commercial banks are prohibited from making unsecured
loans, or loans collateralized in whole or in part by the notes
bid for, to cover the deposits required to be paid when tenders
are entered, and they will be required to make the usual certi­
fication to that effect. Other lenders are requested to refrain
from making such loans.
All bidders are required to agree not to purchase or to
sell, or to make any agreements with respect to the purchase
or sale or other disposition of the notes bid for under this
offering at a specific rate or price, until after 1:30 p.m.,
Eastern Standard Time, Wednesday, February 7, 1973*

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The notes will be made available in registered as well as
bearer form in denominations of $1 ,000, $5,000, $10,000, $100,000,
and $ , , . All subcribers requesting registered notes will
1 000 000
be required to furnish appropriate identifying numbers as required
on tax returns and other documents submitted to the Internal Revenue
Coupons dated February 15, 1973? on notes tendered in exchange
or payment should be detached and cashed when due. The February 15,
1973? interest due on registered notes will be paid by issue of
interest checks in regular course to holders of record on January 15,
1973, the date the transfer books closed.

Tender forms and official circulars will be mailed on Thursday,
February 1, 1973.
Yours very truly,
P. E. Coldwell