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Hacienda del Refugio

Leopoldo G. Oredain

At the end of the 19th century the hacienda de Cuisillos passed from Simón del Llano to one of his daughters, Josefa, and, on marriage, became the property of the Gortázar del Llano family, who split it into two, Cuisillos and San Juan de los Arcos.

Hacienda de San Juan de los Arcos

This hacienda was owned by Manuel Górtazar y Llano. It was the first to produce cartones during the Revolution. In the beginning these were for measures of maize, but later were for units of currency.

The first issue was modelo 4502, produced in November 1913.

H de los Arcos 7 almudes

  total
number
total
value
 
½ almud 250   square cartón: an
almud
is a measure of maize           
 1 almud 250  
2 almudes 500  
3 almudes 500  
4 almudes 500  
5 almudes 1,000  
6 almudes 1,000  
7 almudes 1,000  
8 almudes 500  
9 almudes 250  
10 almudes 500  
12 almudes 250  
  6,500  

 

Modelo 4716 was produced in March 1914.

H de los Arcos 10c 1

  total
number
total
value
 
1c 500 $   5.00 round brown cartón     
2c 500 10.00
5c 1,000 50.00
10c 500 50.00
20c 500 100.00
50c 500 250.00
  3,500 $465.00

 

Finally modelo 5248, produced on 19 May 1915.

H de los Arcos 20c

H de los Arcos 20c reverse

  total
number
total
value
 
1c 2,000 $  20.00 round red cartón     
5c 400 20.00
10c 200 20.00
20c 200 40.00
50c 100 50.00
100c 100 100.00
  3,000 $250.00

Hacienda de Cuisillos

At the end of the 19th century the hacienda de Cuisillos passed from Simón del Llano to one of his daughters, Josefa, and, on marriage, became the property of the Gortázar del Llano family, who split it into two, Cuisillos and San Juan de los Arcos.

These cartones were modelo 4636, produced on 31 January 1914.

H Cuisillos 20c

Value Number
issued
Total Comment
1c 200 $    20.00 square café cartón
5c 1,300 65.00  
10c 1,000 100.00  
20c 1,000 200.00  
50c 1,000 500.00  
$1 500 500.00  
  5,000 $1,385.00  

 Hacienda de Huastla

This was owned by Lic. Odilón J. Orendáin.

These were modelo 5249, produced on 21 May 1915.

Hda Huastla 50c

Hda Huastla 50c reverse

  Number
issued
Total  
1c 750 $      7.50 round manilla cartón
5c 750 37.50  
10c 750 75.00  
20c 750 150.00  
50c 500 250.00  
100c 500 500.00  
  4,000 $1,120.00