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$5 Banco Minero note (1913-1914)

Print dateBook dateOther dateSerfromtoDate
(Type 8a)
Date
(Type 8b)
contraseñaSig1
(Gerente)
Sig2
(Presidente)
Sig3
(Interventor)
Comment
Dec 1912 19 Feb 1914 12 Jan 19141;
31 Jan 19142
I4 430001 435000 31/01/1914 349 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Cuellar These notes were requested from ChihuahuaCONDUMEX, Fondon Creel, 92, 23566 but delayed in transit (see paragraph infra)
J4 435001 440000 635
K4 440001 445000 174
L4 445001 450000 461
M4 450001 455000 723
N4 455001 460000 282
O4 460001 465000 816
P4 465001 470000 597
Jan 1914 18 Apr 1914 20 Feb 19143;
26 Feb 19144;
24 March 19145
A50 470001 475000 25/03/1914 119 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Cuellar
B50 475001 480000 132
C50 480001 485000 145
20 Apr 1914 D50 485001 490000 155
E50 493001 495000 163
F50 495001 498000 167
20 May 1914 26 Feb 19144;
13 April 19146;
13 April 19147
J50 510001 515000 13/04/1914 254 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Casa Madrid It is not known why N50 and Q50 had Cuellar's signature
K50 515001 520000 258
L50 520001 525000 316
M50 525001 530000 345
N50 530001 535000 312
Cuellar
O50 535001 540000 412 Casa Madrid
P50 540001 545000 512
Q50 545001 550000 532
Cuellar
R50 550001 555000 575
Casa Madrid
S50 555001 560000 585
T50 560001 565000 625
U50 565001 570000 632
29 May 1914 20 Feb 19143;
26 Feb 19144;
24 March 19145
E50 490001 493000 25/03/1914 163 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Cuellar
F50 498001 500000 167
G50 500001 505000 205
H50 505001 510000 215
Mar 1914 25 Aug 1914 12 June 19144;
1 Aug 19148;
8 Aug 19145
A51 570001 575000 01/08/1914 001 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Martinez
B51 575001 580000 999
C51 580001 585000 125
D51 585001 590000 223
E51 590001 595000 777
F51 595001 600000 808
G51 600001 605000 101
H51 605001 610000 202
21 Sep 1914 J51 610001 615000 755
K51 615001 620000 903
not issued 8 July 19144 L51 620001 625000
M51 625001 630000
N51 630001 635000
O51 635001 640000
P51 640001 645000
Q51 645001 650000
R51 650001 655000
S51 655001 660000
T51 660001 665000
U51 665001 670000
not issued, and incinerated in Veracruz in June 1919CONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 219, 56245
21 July 19145;
23 July 1914
A52 670001 672000 These came in strongbox 30, and the consigment note had the comment "Despositados en Bco. Central Mexicano o con Wells Fargo y Ca. - Veracruz - Hay duda"CONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
B52 672001 674000
C52 674001 676000
D52 676001 678000
E52 678001 680000
F52 680001 682000
G52 682001 684000
H52 684001 686000
J52 686001 688000
K52 688001 690000
L52 690001 692000
M52 692001 694000
N52 694001 696000
O52 696001 698000
P52 698001 700000
Q52 700001 702000
R52 702001 704000
S52 704001 706000
T52 706001 708000
U52 708001 710000

Notes in 'Other date':
1. letter requesting authorisation: notes needed for Gómez Palacio and TorreónCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 85, 21986
2. date authorisedCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 92, 23577
3. letter requesting authorisationCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 92, 23553
4. date dispatched by ABNCCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
5. date authorisedCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
6. letter requesting authorisationCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
7. date authorised
8. date authorisedCONDUMEX, Fondo Creel, 86, 22042

Forty thousand $5 notes (I4-P4, 430001-470000) were ordered on 18 December 1912 and shipped complete on 5 April 1913, by Wells Fargo Express, to the Banco Central Mexicano in Mexico City. On 9 May Wells Fargo advised the ABNC that they were holding the shipment on hand at Laredo and that there were standing against it accrued charges of $73. 05. The ABNC instructed them to hold it subject to further orders and at the same time wrote to the Banco Minero in Chihuahua, asking what they should do. They had no reply and wrote again on 6 August. On 11 August they sent a copy of their last letter to Charles T. Blackmore, their Agent in Mexico City, to see if he could send it through to the bank at Chihuahua. As of 15 September the shipment was still being held at LaredoABNC letter 15 September 1913. On 21 November the notes were returned from Laredo to New YorkABNC letter Wells Fargo to ABNC, 24 November 1913 and forwarded to the Banco Central Mexicano by the Ward Line steamer, S.S. Morro Castle, on 4 DecemberABNC letter Wells Fargo to ABNC, 29 November 1913.

Two tint plates (#1 and #2) made on 3 August 1888, one face plate (#9) made on order F3526, one face plate (#10) made on order F4106, one back plate (#8) made on order F1355 and the centennial back plate made on order F2457 were all cancelled on 13 April 1932ANBC.

 

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