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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF NEW YORK Fiscal Agent of the United States r Circular No. 2 6 3 5 1 I June 7, 1943 J THREE AND ONE-QUARTER PERCENT TREASURY BONDS OF 1943-45 NOTICE OF CALL FOR REDEMPTION To all Banks and Trust Companies in the Second Federal Reserve District and Others Concerned: Following is a copy of a press statement containing the text of a public notice of call dated June 7, 1943, issued by the Treasury Department: TREASURY DEPARTMENT Washington FOR RELEASE, MORNING NEWSPAPERS, Monday, June 7, 1943. 6-5-43 Press Service No. 36-92 Secretary of the Treasury Morgenthau announced today that all outstanding 3 ^ percent Treasury Bonds of 1943-45 are called for redemption on October 15, 1943. Approximately $1,401,000,000 of these bonds are now outstanding. The Secretary said holders of these bonds may be offered, in advance of the redemption date, the privilege of exchanging them for other interest-bearing obligations of the United States. The text of the formal notice of call is as follows: THREE AND ONE-QUARTER PERCENT TREASURY BONDS OF 1943-45 NOTICE OF CALL FOR REDEMPTION To Holders of 3% percent Treasury Bonds of 1943-45, and Others Concerned: 1. Public notice is hereby given that all outstanding 3% percent Treasury Bonds of 1943-45, dated October 15, 1933, are hereby called for redemption on October 15, 1943, on which date interest on such bonds will cease. 2. Full information regarding the presentation and surrender of the bonds for redemption under this call will be found in Department Circular No. 666, dated July 21, 1941. 3. Holders o f " iese bonds may, in advance of the redemption date, be offered the privilege of exchanging all or any part of their called bonds for other interest-bearing obligations of the United States, in which event public notice will hereafter be given. / s / D. W. BELL Acting Secretary of the Treasury. TREASURY DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 7, 1943. Additional copies of this circular will be furnished upon request. ALLAN SPROUL, President.