RW Dillard's, Inc.
1600 Cantrell Road
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201
March 14, 2002
Securities and Exchange Commission
450 Fifth Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20549
Attn: Assistant Director Office No. 2 staff
Re: Dillard's, Inc.
Registration of Securities on Form 8-A12(g) (File No. 000-49665)
Application for Withdrawal
To whom it may concern:
Dillard's, Inc. (the "Company") hereby requests that the Commission take appropriate action to withdraw the
Preferred Share Purchase Rights registered under the Company's Registration of Securities on Form 8-A12(g) (File No.
000-49665), which was originally filed with the Commission on March 6, 2002. The Company's CIK Code is 0000028917.
If you have any questions with respect to this matter, please contact Stephanie Dattilo of Simpson Thacher &
Bartlett at (212) 455-7915.
/s/ James I. Freeman
Name: James I. Freeman
Title: Senior Vice President