Cámaras Nacionales

Campeche camaraVarious Chambers of Commerce issued cheques to alleviate the shortage of small change.

Campeche

The Cámara Agrícola Nacional issued a 50c cheque dated 22 November 1913 and a series of cheques (5c, 10c, 25c and 50c) dated 20 May 1914.

This was during the Huertista governorship of Manuel Rivera, who had the support of the members of the Cámara Agrícola Nacional as he could maintain order after the upset of Madero. The Carrancistas took over in early September.

On 2 February 1914 an editorial in El Diario on the problem of small change reported that it had received letters from Campeche and Ciudad del Carmen about the lack of small change and the depreciation of the vales issued to address itEl Diario, 2 February 1914.

Ciudad del Carmen

Ciudad del Carmen is a city in the southwest of the state.

On 7 April 1913 Admiral Caperton reported to the Navy Department on the “invalidation of certain issues of bills signed by Leguna de Terminos”Records of the Department of State Relating to Internal Affairs of Mexico, 1910-1929, 812.515/38; 812.00/14812. This presumable refers to a Ciudad de Carmen issue: Laguna de Terminos is the lagoon behind Ciudad de Carmen.

On 2 February 1914 an editorial in El Diario on the problem of small change reported that it had received letters from Campeche and Ciudad del Carmen about the lack of small change and the depreciation of the vales issued to address itEl Diario, 2 February 1914.

The Cámara Nacional de Comercio issued a 5c cheque dated 16 July 1914.