Us Bancorp Capital I Sample Contracts

Us Bancorp Capital I – AGREEMENT AS TO EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES (April 25th, 1997)

AGREEMENT AS TO EXPENSES AND LIABILITIES AGREEMENT dated as of December 24, 1996, between U. S. Bancorp, an Oregon corporation ("the Corporation"), and U. S. Bancorp Capital I, a Delaware business trust (the "Trust"). WHEREAS, the Trust intends to issue its Common Securities (the "Common Securities") to and receive Debentures from the Corporation and to issue and sell 8.27% Capital Securities, Series A (the "Capital Securities") with such powers, preferences and special rights and restrictions as are set forth in the Amended and Restated Trust Agreement of the Trust dated as of December 24, 1996, as the same may be amended from time to time (the "Trust Agreement"); WHEREAS, the Corporation will directly or indirectly own all of the Common Securities of the Trust and will issue the Debentures; NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the purchase by each Holder of the Capital Securities, which purchase the C

Us Bancorp Capital I – TRUST AGREEMENT (April 25th, 1997)

AMENDED AND RESTATED TRUST AGREEMENT AMONG U. S. BANCORP, AS DEPOSITOR THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO, AS PROPERTY TRUSTEE, FIRST CHICAGO DELAWARE INC., AS DELAWARE TRUSTEE, THE ADMINISTRATIVE TRUSTEES NAMED HEREIN AND THE SEVERAL HOLDERS OF TRUST SECURITIES DATED AS OF DECEMBER 24, 1996 U. S. BANCORP CAPITAL I U. S. BANCORP CAPITAL I Certain Sections of this Trust Agreement, which by agreement relate to Sections 310 through 318 of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939:

Us Bancorp Capital I – REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT (April 25th, 1997)

REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT REGISTRATION RIGHTS AGREEMENT, dated as of December 24, 1996 (this "Agreement"), among U. S. Bancorp, an Oregon corporation (the "Company"), U. S. Bancorp Capital I, a Delaware statutory business trust (the "Issuer Trust"), and Goldman, Sachs & Co., Lehman Brothers Inc., and Salomon Brothers Inc, as the initial purchasers (the "Initial Purchasers") of the 8.27% Capital Securities, Series A, of the Issuer Trust, which are guaranteed by the Company. 1. Certain Definitions. For purposes of this Registration Rights Agreement, the following terms shall have the following respective meanings: (a) "Administrative Trustees" means each of Phillip S. Rowley and William R. Basom, solely in such person's capacity as Administrative Trustee of the Trust formed pursuant to the Trust Agreement. (b) "Capital Securities" means the 8.27% Capital Securities, Series A (Liquidati

Us Bancorp Capital I – GUARANTEE AGREEMENT (April 25th, 1997)

GUARANTEE AGREEMENT between U. S. BANCORP (as Guarantor) and THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO (as Trustee) -------------- 8.27% Capital Securities, Series B Dated as of ______________, 1997 U. S. BANCORP CAPITAL I Certain Sections of this Guarantee Agreement relating to Sections 310 through 318 of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939: Section of Section of Trust Indenture Act Guarantee Agreement -----------------

Us Bancorp Capital I – JUNIOR SUBORDINATED INDENTURE (April 25th, 1997)

U. S. BANCORP TO THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF CHICAGO TRUSTEE -------------------------- JUNIOR SUBORDINATED INDENTURE -------------------------- DATED AS OF ___________, 1997 -------------------------- U. S. BANCORP Reconciliation and tie between the Trust Indenture Act of 1939 (including cross-references to provisions of Sections 310 to and including 317 which, pursuant to Section 318(c) of the Trust Indenture Act of 1939, as amended by the Trust Reform Act of 1990, are a part of and govern the Indenture whether or not physically contained therein) and the Junior Subordinated Indenture, dated as of ___________, 1997. Trust Inde