Further fractional Estado de Sonora notes
Obviously the shortage of small change continued to cause difficultiesOn 23 March 1915 the authorities in La Paz, Baja California reported that it was impossible to obtain fractional Estado de Sonora notes (from Hermosillo) in a short space of time. as decree núm. 70 of 16 April 1915 provided for an additional 100,000 pesos in ten series, labelled 1a to 10a, each of 100,000 five centavos notes and 50,000 ten centavosPeriódico Oficial, 20 April 1915.
|III||1||includes number 1306|
These notes were to a new design and had the signatures of Maytorena as Governor, Alberto Hugues as Oficial Mayor (E. O. M. E. D. D.), Jesús Ramos as Interim Treasurer General and Enrique Astiazarán as Interventor.
|Alberto Hugues was appointed Oficial Mayor de la Secretaría General del Despacho by governor Maytorena on 1 December 1911El Estado de Colima, 24 February 1912 and he also served Interim Governor Padilla in that capacity in 1912 and 1913. He was named Inspector General de Aduanas on 11 September 1913AGHES, Fondo Oficialidad Mayor, tomo 2965. He took over as Oficial Mayor from Cespedes on 16 July 1914AGHES, Fondo Oficialidad Mayor, tomo 2984. He was Secretario General de Gobierno in March 1915.|
|Jesús Ramos had served as Juez de 1a Instancia in Ures. He took over from Randall in [ ]. He was Interim Treasurer General by 21 April 1915.|
Enrique Astiazarán was a member of a petit bourgeois family from Guaymas. He was Presidente Municipal of Hermosillo from 1914 to 1916.
He was appointed by Sotoomayor as Interventor on 24 September 1914AGHES, Fondo Oficialidad Mayor, tomo 2993.
Series I was issued in April and May, whilst the Series II ten centavos notes were issued in July, in the following consignementsAGHES, Fondo Oficialidad Mayor, tomo 3024. On 14 May it was reported from Nogales that the new fractional notes of 5c, 10c and 20c (sic) had begun to circulate (Prensa, 16 May 1915):
Serie III notes are known but may have been remainders.