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Withdrawal stamps on Gobierno Provisional notes

On 5 May 1916 the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público instructed Oficinas Recaudadores to keep only whatever Gobierno Provisional and Ejército Constitucionalista was absolutely necessary for their immediate use and to collect the rest in the Jefatura de Hacienda and marked it with an official seal stating ‘Retirado de la circulación’Periódico Oficial, Durango, 20 May 1916 letter from R. Nieto to governor of Durango. A few such overprints are known, resulting either from this or later instructions (such as those of 27 April 1916 or 6 June 1916).

The following stamps are known.

Coahuila

On 6 May 1916 the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público told Saltillo to make certain payments in infalsificable and, for the rest, to use whatever “Gobierno Provisional” y “Ejército Constitucionalista” was necessary, collecting the rest in the Jefatura de Hacienda and marking it “Retirado de la circulación”ACoah, Fondo Siglo XX, 1915, caja 26, folleto 5, exp. 1. By 24 May the Tesorero General, Manuel Cepeda, had ordered the necessary stampACoah, Fondo Siglo XX, 1915, caja 26, folleto 5, exp. 1.

Durango

On 5 May the Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público told Durango to make certain payments in infalsificables and, for the rest, to use whatever “Gobierno Provisional” y “Ejército Constitucionalista” was necessary, collecting the rest in the Jefatura de Hacienda and marking it “Retirado de la circulación”Periódico Oficial, Durango, Tomo XLI, Núm. 24, 20 May 1916.

Michoacán

Michoacán de Ocampo, Retirado

Michoacán de Ocampo Tesoreria General Retirado

GPV 20 OP Michoacan

MICHOACAN DE OCAMPO / TESOREIA GENERAL / AMORTIZADO

Nuevo León

At a meeting of the Monterrey town council on 8 May 1916 they discussed Carranza’s decree that doubled all taxes for two months to help redeem the national debt (deuda Nacional), retiring all the notes received in the tax offices (Oficinas Recaudadores) with a stamp 'Retirado de la circulación'AMM, Colección Actas de Cabildo, volumen 102, exp. 1916/016. The Secretaría de Hacienda y Crédito Público had told Monterrey to make certain payments in infalsificable and, for the rest, to use whatever Gobierno Provisiona and Ejército Constitucionalista was necessary, collecting the rest in the Jefatura de Hacienda and marking it “Retirado de la circulación”ANL, Fondo Leyes, Decretos y Circulares, Colecciones de Circulares, Año 1915-1919, caja 7; ANL, exp. 125.

Puebla

In Puebla on 24 June a Comisión de Hacienda was formed so that the Tesorería Municipal could mark all the notes it received from 1 May with a very visible “RETIRADO DE LA CIRCULACION”AMPue, vol. 579, legajo 41, foja 392-395.

Sonora

On 6 May 1916 the Secretaria de Hacienda instructed the Recaudadores in Sonora to retain only as much of the old issues as they needed for their immediate costs and to collect the rest in the Jefatura de Hacienda of the state, marked ‘RETIRADO DE CIRCULACION’.

Veracruz

Cosamaloapan

GPV 1 OP Cosamaloapan

OP Cosamaloapan

Administración de Cosamaloapan – Retirado de la Circulación

Jalapa

GPV 1 OP Jalapa

Administración de Rentas de Jalapa. / Retirado de la Circulación.

Yucatán

Yucatan Ejercito Constitucionalista

Retirado de Circulación

GPV 1 OP Inspeccion Aguas

OP Inspeccion Aguas

INSPECCION DE AGUAS