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FEDERAL R ESE R V E BANK OF DALLAS Station K, Dallas, T exa s 7 5 2 2 2 Circular No. 84-26 February 13, 1984 TO: The depository institutions addressed in the Eleventh Federal Reserve District ATTENTION: Operations Officer SUBJECT: Validity of Bahamian money orders SUMMARY: The Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas has been advised by the United States Postal Service that financial institutions in this country are refusing to honor money orders issued in the Bahamas. As stated in Circular No. 80-221, dated November 17, 1980, there is an agreement between the postal service and the Commonwealth of the Bahamas Domestic (USA) whereby Bahamian postal money orders will be accepted for payment by the United States Postal Service. This type of money order is valid, and institutions may deposit such money orders with the FederalReserve just as they deposit U.S. postal money orders. ATTACHMENTS: A photocopy example of the Bahamas Postal (USA) Money Order MORE INFORMATION: Jackie R. Young, (214) 651-6297 at the Head Office; Eloise Guinn, (915) 544-4730 at the El Paso Branch; Louis Bryan, (713) 652-1581 at the Houston Branch; Rene G. Gonzales (512) 224-2141 at the San Antonio Branch. ADDITIONAL COPIES: Public Affairs Department, Extension 6289 Banks and others are encouraged to use the following incoming W A TS numbers in conta ctin g this Bank: 1-800-442-7140 (intrastate) and 1-800-527-9200 (interstate). For calls placed locally, please use 651 plus the extension referred to above. This publication was digitized and made available by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas' Historical Library (FedHistory@dal.frb.org) Bahamas U.S. 1 9 9 0 4 7 Postal (U.S.A) Not good lor mor* th an largest am ount £* indicated in this box O 10 20 30 40 SO fltonetj Ofdcf *0 70 BO 90 100 DOLLARS 120 140 140 ISO 200 220 2*0 2*0 2*0 300 320 340 340 340 400 CENTS M ay be cashed at any M oney O rder Office in the UNITED STATES OF AM ER IC A Pay to the order o f A M O UN T TO BE WRITTEN IN W O RDS ____________ A NAME OF PAYEE Dollars and Cents ISSUING OFFICE Remitter NAME Of REMITTER R E M IT T E R S POST A t ADDRESS SIGNATURE OF ISSUING OFFICER Void if Altered