Manuel Bernal de Huidobro to virrey Pedro de Castro Figueroa y Salazar letter concerning 1740 Indian revolt Sinaloa .

Serial Number
030-00586
Title
Manuel Bernal de Huidobro to virrey Pedro de Castro Figueroa y Salazar letter concerning 1740 Indian revolt Sinaloa .
Author(s)
Huidobro, Manuel Bernal de
Date
09-04-1740
Documentation
Alamos. September 4, 1740. Letter. Signed. Transcription.
Summary
Describes weakness Sinaloa-Sonora military forces due to reductions ordered by Rivera, transhumance vecinos, who work as miners, Mule skinners, etc., away from permanent homes. Notes victory Spanish forces under Vildosola at Tecoripa; under Joseph de Vsarraga at Tepahue; successful resistance Spaniards at Montesclaros. Discusses raids pueblos, churches Fuerte Valley; aid sent by southern Sinaloa settlements. Describes shortages provisions, funds province, personal finances, due to expenses pacification Indians ysla de California (California still an Island 1740). Notes relief expected from Nueva Vizcaya under Ydoyaga, from Janos under Carpio. Describes ambush vecinos Echojoa in Santa Cruz. States Indian rebels control 30 pueblos, including most along Lower Rios Yaqui, Mayo, Fuerte; that mines Sicurijoa, Alamos, Baroyeca, Rio Chico, Potrero, Ventana abandoned, that commerce/ communication with Sonora impossible; that over 185 leagues held by rebels, that at least 12-14,000 Indians in revolt. Discusses salaries soldiers involved in combating revolt; loans obtained from various vecinos, including Guillermo Feliz. says frs. Mazariegos, Estrada, Mendivil held prisoner by Indians. Asks for 50,000 pesos, force 500 soldiers to suppress revolt. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Rivera, Pedro de
Anza, Juan Baptista de
Vildosola, Augustin de
Vsarraga, Joseph de
Valdes, Nicolas
Valladares, Diego de (Padre)
Martinez de Mendivil, Pedro (Bachiller)
Mazariego, Francisco Mathias de (Padre)
Estrada, Antonio de (Padre)
Bazo, Francisco
Ydoyaga, Joseph de
Vranga, Joseph Antonio de
Carpio, Joseph de
Carrasco, Manuel
Alvarado, Gaspar de
Gomez, Joseph
Feliz, Geronimo
Huidobro, Manuel Bernal de (Virrey)
Places
Sinaloa
Ostimuri
Baroyeca
Chico (Rio)
Curea
San Felipe (Phelipe)
Coro de Guachi
Fuerte (Rio)
Fuerte (Villa)
Camoa (Caamoa
Tesia (Thesia)
Cohuirimpo
Navajoa (Wabojoa)
Santa Cruz
Thagueri
Mochicagui
San Miguel
Sicurijoa
Chico (Rio)
Potrero
Pimeria Alta
Coro de Guachi
Tecoripa
Suaqui
Tepague
Conicari
Tehueco (Thegueco)
Sivirijoa
Charay
Acochicagui
San Miguel
Ahome
Montesclaros
Bacori
Rosario (Real)
Copala
San Sebastian Santiago
Mocorito (Valle)
Isla de California
San Bartholome (Valle)
Chihuahua (Chiguagua)
Chinipas
Echojoa
Yaqui (Rio)
Movas
Xecatari
Comuripa
Buenavista
Cocorit (Corin)
Bacum (Vacun)
Potam
Rahum (Vaum)
Torim (Thorini)
Vicam (Bican)
Huirivis (Giribis)
Belem
Guaimas
Batocosa
Tepahue (Thepague)
Neacoyaqui
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
Pimas Bajas
Guaimas
Tepagues
Tarahumaras
Pimas Altas
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0314 pp. 0048-0063 Transcpt
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0088(67-2-12)
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2001
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