Junta de guerras de indias to king informe concerning Nueva Vizcaya.
Junta de Guerras de Indias
Madrid. July 15, 1691. Transcript.
State investigations indicate widespread Indian rebellions Nueva Vizcaya result mistreatment by various Spanish military officials, including Renedos, who executed Sumas near presidio Rio del Norte, sent 2 Suma girls as gift to gov. Pardinas on pretext Sumas involved in Pueblo revolt; Higuera, who executed 7 Pimas suspected killing Spanish soldiers near Teuricachi, then seized peaceful Rancheria supposedly in confederation with Pimas, executed 42, sent 123 to Sinaloa presidio as prisoners. Relates discovery silver by Indian Sonora; embargo placed on mine by Quiroz, captain Sinaloa presidio, because area not yet missionized; disobedience embargo by Pardinas, despite viceroy Galve's approval Quiroz' action, who named Mendibil Alcalde mayor new Real, authorized armed men to enter area, thereby causing Indians to revolt. Junta recommends military action against Indian rebels, punishment guilty Spanish officials. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Higuera, Nicolas de la
Quiroz, Diego de
Martinez de Mendibil, Pedro
Cerda, Gaspar de la
Sandoval Silva y Mendoza (Conde de Galve)
Pardinas Villar de Francos, Juan Isidro
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0284 no. pp. 0001-0008 Transcpt
AGI, Sevilla, Indiferente General, Leg. 1879
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