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On March 1, 2013, Brown-Ferring Corporation issued $100 million of 12% bonds, dated January 1, 2013, for $99 million (plus accrued interest). The bonds mature on December 31, 2032, and pay interest semiannually on June 30 and December 31. Brown-Ferring's fiscal period is the calendar year.

Required:
1. Determine the amount of accrued interest that was included in the proceeds received from the bond sale.
2. Prepare the journal entry for the issuance of the bonds by Brown-Ferring.



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