Security is registered at the close of business on a Special Record Date for the payment of such Defaulted Interest to be fixed by the Trustee, notice whereof shall be given to Holders of the Securities not more than 15 days and not less than 10 days prior to such Special Record Date, or may be paid at any time in any other lawful manner not inconsistent with the requirements of any securities exchange on which the Securities may be listed, and upon such notice as may be required by such exchange, all as more fully provided in the Indenture. Payment of the principal of and interest on this Security will be made at the office or agency maintained for that purpose in the City of St. Paul, Minnesota, or elsewhere as provided in the Indenture, in such coin or currency of the United States of America as at the time of payment is legal tender for payment of public and private debts; provided, however, that at the option of the Company, payments of principal and interest on the 3.000% Notes (other than payments of principal and interest due at Stated Maturity) may be made (i) by check mailed to the address of the Person entitled thereto as such address shall appear in the Security Register or (ii) by wire transfer to an account of the Person entitled thereto located within the United States; provided, that such Person owns 3.000% Notes in an aggregate principal amount of at least $1,000,000 and such Person makes a written request therefor for the appropriate Interest Payment Date.
Securities of this series are one of a duly authorized issue of securities of the Company (herein called the Securities), issued and to be issued in one or more series under an Indenture, dated as of March 25, 1998 (as supplemented, herein called the Indenture), between the Company and U.S. Bank National Association, as successor trustee to Wachovia Bank, National Association (formerly First Union National Bank) (herein called the Trustee, which term includes any successor trustee under the Indenture), to which the Indenture and all indentures supplemental thereto, including, the Twentieth Supplemental Indenture thereto, dated as of September 24, 2021, between the Company and the Trustee, reference is hereby made for a statement of the respective rights, limitations of rights, duties and immunities thereunder of the Company, the Trustee and the Holders of the Securities and of the terms upon which the Securities are authenticated and delivered. Capitalized terms used but not defined herein have the meanings set forth in the Indenture. In the event of a conflict, the terms of the Indenture shall govern to the extent lawful. This Security is one of the series designated as the 3.000% Notes due 2052 therein, initially having an aggregate principal amount equal to $450,000,000; provided, that the Company may, without the consent of the Holders of the then Outstanding 3.000% Notes, reopen this series of Securities so as to increase the aggregate principal amount of 3.000% Notes Outstanding in compliance with the procedures set forth in the Indenture, including Sections 3.1 and 3.3 thereof, so long as any such additional notes have the same tenor and terms (including, without limitation, rights to receive accrued and unpaid interest) as the 3.000% Notes then Outstanding.
Securities of this series may be redeemed prior to October 15, 2051, at any time at the option of the Company, in whole or in part from time to time, upon notice of not more than 60 nor less than 15 days prior to the Redemption Date, at a redemption price equal to the greater of (i) 100% of the principal amount of the Securities being redeemed plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to, but not including, the Redemption Date and (ii) the Make-Whole Amount, if any, set forth in the Indenture, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to, but not including the Redemption Date, with respect to the 3.000% Notes; provided, however, that if the Company redeems the 3.000% Notes on or after October 15, 2051, the redemption price will equal 100% of the principal amount of the Securities to be redeemed plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon to, but not including, the Redemption Date.
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