$5 Banco Minero note (1913-1914)

Minero 5 D50 486766

Minero 5 D50 486766 reverse

Date of issueDate on noteSeriesfromtoGerentePresidenteInterventorcodeComment
19 February 1914 31 January 1914 I4 430001 435000 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Cuellar 349 letter requesting authorisation 12 January 1914: notes needed for Gómez Palacio and TorreónCEHM, Fondo Creel, 85, 21986;
authorised 31 JanuaryCEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23577
These notes were requested from ChihuahuaCEHM, Fondo 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
18 April 1914 25 March 1914 A50 470001 475000 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Cuellar 119 letter requesting authorisation 20 February 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23553;
dispatched by ABNC 26 February 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566;
authorised 24 March 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
B50 475001 480000 132
C50 480001 485000 145
20 April 1914 D50 485001 490000 155
E50 493001 495000 163
F50 495001 498000 167
20 May 1914 13 April 1914 J50 510001 515000 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Casa Madrid 254 dispatched by ABNC 26 February 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566;
letter requesting authorisation 13 April 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566;
authorised 13 April 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel,            
K50 515001 520000 Casa Madrid 258
L50 520001 525000 Casa Madrid 316
M50 525001 530000 Casa Madrid 345
N50 530001 535000 Cuellar 312
O50 535001 540000   412
P50 540001 545000 Casa Madrid 512
Q50 545001 550000 Cuellar 532
R50 550001 555000 Casa Madrid 575
S50 555001 560000   585
T50 560001 565000 Casa Madrid 625
U50 565001 570000 Casa Madrid 632
29 May 1914 25 March 1914 E50 490001 493000 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Cuellar 163 letter requesting authorisation 20 February 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23553;
dispatched by ABNC 26 February 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566;
authorised 24 MarchCEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
F50 498001 500000 167
G50 500001 505000 205
H50 505001 510000 215
25 Aug 1914 1 August 1914 A51 570001 575000 J.A.Creel L.Terrazas Martinez 001 dispatched by ABNC 12 June 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566;
authorised 8 AugustCEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
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   L51 620001 625000         dispatched by ABNC 8 July1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566
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  
    A52 670001 672000        

not issued, and incinerated in Veracruz in June 1919CEHM, Fondo Creel, 219, 56245
authorised 21 July 1914CEHM, Fondo Creel, 92, 23566;
23 July 1914
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"CEHM, 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  

 

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 1932ABNC.