National Equity Trust Low Five Portfolio Series 217 Sample Contracts

National Equity Trust Low Five Portfolio Series 217 – REFERENCE TRUST AGREEMENT (July 6th, 2000)

Exhibit 4.(b) Executed in 6 Parts Counterpart No. ( ) NATIONAL EQUITY TRUST LOW FIVE PORTFOLIO SERIES 217 REFERENCE TRUST AGREEMENT This Reference Trust Agreement dated July 5, 2000 among Prudential Securities Incorporated, as Depositor and The Chase Manhattan Bank, as Trustee, sets forth certain provisions in full and incorporates other provisions by reference to the document entitled "National Equity Trust Low Five Portfolio Series, Trust Indenture and Agreement" (the "Basic Agreement") dated April 25, 1995. Such provisions as are set forth in full herein and such provisions as are incorporated by reference constitute a single instrument (the "Indenture"). WITNESSET

National Equity Trust Low Five Portfolio Series 217 – REFERENCE TRUST AGREEMENT (May 1st, 2000)

Executed in 6 Parts Counterpart No. ( ) NATIONAL EQUITY TRUST LOW FIVE PORTFOLIO SERIES 217 REFERENCE TRUST AGREEMENT This Reference Trust Agreement dated , 2000 among Prudential Securities Incorporated, as Depositor and The Chase Manhattan Bank, as Trustee, sets forth certain provisions in full and incorporates other provisions by reference to the document entitled "National Equity Trust Low Five Portfolio Series, Trust Indenture and Agreement" (the "Basic Agreement") dated April 25, 1995. Such provisions as are set forth in full herein and such provisions as are incorporated by reference constitute a single instrument (the "Indenture"). WITNESSETH THAT: In consideration of the premises and of the