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FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF N EW YORK
Fiscal Agent of the United States for the Tennessee Valley Authority
r T V A O ffe r in g N o . 5 4 1
U N o v e m b e r 17, 1969 J

Invitation for Bids on $90,000,000 of 118-Day
TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY POWER NOTES
Dated November 28, 1969

Due March 26, 1970

To Certain Commercial Banks, Trust Companies,
and Dealers in Investment Securities:

Following is the text of an invitation authorized by the Tennessee Valley Authority to be issued today to certain
commercial banks, trust companies, and dealers in investment securities:
Tennessee Valley Authority (“ T V A ” ) hereby invites bids
for the purchase to the aggregate amount of $90,000,000 of its
Power Notes ( “ Notes” ) dated November 28, 1969, due March
26, 1970. The Notes will be issued on a discount basis and
at maturity their face amount will be payable without interest
at the Head Office of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
They will be issued in bearer form in denominations of $5,000,
$10,000, $100,000, and $1,000,000 (maturity value). Denomina­
tional exchanges may be effected at the Head Office of the
Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Bids will be received at the Securities Department of the
Head Office of the Federal Reserve Bank o f New York up to
the closing hour, 1:30 p.m., Eastern Standard time, Tuesday,
November 25, 1969. No bids will be accepted for a face amount
of Notes less than $1,000,000. Bids must be for an even multi­
ple of $5,000 and 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. It is urged that bids be made on
the printed forms and forwarded in the special envelopes which
will be supplied by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York
upon application therefor.
Invitations for bids are being issued to certain commercial
banks, trust companies, and dealers in investment securities.
Other commercial banks, trust companies, or recognized dealers
in investment securities desiring to bid may do so on bid forms
obtained from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Bids
submitted hereunder must be for the principal account of the
bidder and not for the account of others.
Immediately after the closing hour, bids will be opened at
the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, following which public

announcement will be made by T V A of the amount and price
range of accepted bids. Those submitting successful bids will
be informed by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York of the
acceptance thereof. T V A expressly reserves the right to accept
or reject any or all bids, in whole or in part, and the action
of T V A in any such respect shall be final.
Settlement for accepted bids must be made at the Federal
Reserve Bank of New York on November 28, 1969 in cash or
other immediately available funds.
The Notes will be issued to assist in providing capital for
the power program of T V A . They will be negotiable. They
will be payable solely from T V A ’s Net Power Proceeds (but
may, at the option of T V A , be paid from the proceeds of
refunding obligations or other funds legally available for such
payment). Net Power Proceeds are defined in, and required to
be applied according to, the Basic Tennessee Valley Authority
Power Bond Resolution ( “ Basic Resolution” ). The Notes will
not be obligations of, nor will payment thereof be guaranteed
by, the United States of America.
Income derived from the Notes will be subject to Federal
income taxation; but in the opinion of the General Counsel for
T V A , under present laws and decisions, the Notes will be
exempt from personal property taxes and the income therefrom
will be exempt from income taxes, now or hereafter imposed,
by any State or local taxing authority.
Circulars describing Tennessee Valley Authority and Power
Notes issued by it, as well as copies of the Basic Resolution
and periodic financial reports, may be obtained upon request
directed to T V A ’s Director of Information, Knoxville, Ten­
nessee, or to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

This Bank will receive bids in accordance with the foregoing invitation up to 1 :30 p.m., Eastern Standard time,
Tuesday, November 25, 1969, at the Securities Department of its Head Office. Please use the form on the reverse
side of this notice to submit bids and return them sealed in the enclosed envelope marked “ Bid for T V A Power Notes.”
Bids may be submitted by telegraph, subject to written confirmation; they may not be submitted by telephone. Settle­
ment must be made in immediately available funds at this Bank on Friday, November 28, 1969.




A lfred

H a y e s,

President.
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No...........
Bid for 118-Day
Tennessee Valley Authority Power Notes
Dated November 28, 1969

Due March 26, 1970

Dated at
1969
To F e d e r a l R e s e r v e B a n k o f N e w Y o r k ,
Fiscal Agent o f the United States for the Tennessee Valley Authority:
Pursuant to the provisions of the Invitation for Bids issued by Tennessee Valley Authority inviting bids
for the above-described Power Notes and printed on the reverse side hereof, the undersigned hereby offers
to purchase such Power Notes in the amount indicated below, and agrees to make payment therefor at your
Bank on or before the issue date at the price indicated b elow :
$

(maturity value)
or any lesser amount that may be awarded.
P r ic e

per 100

(Price must be expressed with not more than three decimal places, for example, 99.925)

Subject to allotment, please issue, deliver, and accept payment for the Notes as indicated below:
Pieces

Denominations

Maturity Value

□

5,000

□
□

10,000

;

□

1. Deliver over the counter to the
undersigned
2. Ship to the undersigned
3. Hold in safekeeping (for account
of member bank only)*
4. Special instructions:

100,000
1,000,000
Total
♦
If this item is checked, the undersigned hereby certifies that the Notes to be held in safekeeping will be owned
solely by the undersigned.
Payment will be made as follows:
□

By check in immediately available funds

□

By charge to our reserve account

□

By wire transfer from another Federal Reserve Bank or Branch
Name of subscriber
(Please print)

By ...........................
(A uthorized corporation officer or partner)

Title .........................
Address ...................

IN S T R U C T IO N S :
1. Submit all bids sealed in an envelope marked “ Bid for T V A Power Notes.”
2. N o bid for less than $1,000,000 will be considered and each bid must be for an even multiple of $5,000
(maturity value).
3. If the language of a bid is changed from the foregoing in any respect, which, in the opinion of the Power
Financing Officer of Tennessee Valley Authority, is material, the bid may be disregarded.





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