Incinerations of Estado de Durango notes

Several times quantities of notes were incinerated in formal proceedings at the former Secretaría del Tribunal de Justicia in front of dignitaries from the Dirección General de Rentas and other witnesses. The following incinerations were recorded in the Períodico Oficial.

      10c 50c $1   $
A B A A B
1914 4 DecemberPeriódico Oficial,Durango, Tomo XXXIX, Núm. 23, 29 November 1914 937 70       100.70 100.70
17 DecemberPeriódico Oficial, Tomo XXXIX, Núm. 27, 27 December 1914       1,011     505.50 505.50
17 DecemberPeriódico Oficial, Tomo XXXIX, Núm. 27, 27 December 1914       1,200     600.00 600.00
28 DecemberPeriódico Oficial, Tomo XL, Núm. 3, 17 January 1915     1,000     500.00 500.00
30 DecemberPeriódico Oficial, Tomo XL, Núm. 3, 17 January 1915     1,000     500.00 500.00
1915 11 JanuaryPeriódico Oficial, Tomo XL, Núm. 4, 24 January 1915     1,000     500.00 500.00
24 FebruaryPeriódico Oficial, Tomo XL, Núm. 10, 7 March 1915       3,183 3,448 6,631.00 6,631.00
21 AprilADUR, Fondo Secretaría General de Gobierno, Sección Siglo XIX, Serie Correspondencia, Subserie Revolución, gaveta 6, nombre 88              
22 AprilADUR, Fondo Secretaría General de Gobierno, Sección Siglo XIX, Serie Correspondencia, Subserie Revolución, gaveta 6, nombre 88              
4 MayPeriódico Oficial, 16 May 1915       1,000   1,000.00 2,000.00
        1,000 1,000.00
18 MayPeriódico Oficial, 20 June 1915       1,000   1,000.00 3,000.00
        1,000 1,000.00
        1,000 1,000.00
22 MayPeriódico Oficial, 27 June 1915       1,000   1,000.00 2,275.00
    2,550     1,275.00
2 JunePeriódico Oficial, 27 June 1915        1,500   1,500.00 3,500.00
    1,000     500.00
        1,000 1,000.00
    1,000     500.00
   937 70 9,761 7,683 7,448 20,112.20 20,112.20


Durango notes were also incinerated in Mexico City. On 8 November 1914 it was reported that half a million pesos in bonos and vales of the Constitutionalists issued in Durango had been burned in the office of the Tesorería de la NaciónThe Mexican Herald, 8 November 1914 and of $784,000 burned on 11 November $550,000 “represented vales issued by the Constitutionalist authorities during the campaign in Durango”The Mexican Herald, 13 November 1914.