Manuel Bernal de Huidobro to virrey Pedro de Castro Figueroa y Salazar consulta concerning motives Yaqui rebellion.

Serial Number
030-00587
Title
Manuel Bernal de Huidobro to virrey Pedro de Castro Figueroa y Salazar consulta concerning motives Yaqui rebellion.
Author(s)
Huidobro, Manuel Bernal de
Date
09-04-1740
Documentation
Alamos. September 4, 1740. Signed. Transcription.
Summary
Unable to conduct formal investigation, but states only reason unrest from 1735-40, mistreatment Yaquis by missionaries Gonzalez, Napoli. Granted permission to Muni, Bernabe to plead Yaqui case before viceroy. In 1738. When leaders failed to return after 1 1/2 years, Napoli told relatives 2 men hanged Mexico City, sold church valuables Rahum, Potam. Also states another cause rebellion severe floods Rios Mayo, Yaqui, which washed away land as well as crops, causing much hunger. Claims fr. Estrada didn't want Spaniards living near his Indian pueblos, so he incited to burn Spaniards corrals, etc. Describes widespread missionary opposition to civil authority. Discusses Sinaloa-Sonora supply line to ysla de California by boat across Gulf. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Gonzalez, Diego (Padre)
Napoli, Ignacio Maria (Padre)
Juzacamea (Muni), Juan Ignacio
Basoritemea, Bernabe Felipe
Estrada, Antonio de (Padre)
Alvarez de Azevedo, Pedro Antonio
Huidobro, Manuel Bernal de
Castro Figueroa y Salazar, Pedro de
Places
Ysla de California
Rahum (Rabin)
Potam (Potan)
Mayo (Rio)
Baroyeca
San Juan (Real)
Loreto
San Joseph del Cabo de Barro
Caamoa
Alamos
Mexico (Ciudad)
Sinaloa
Sonora
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0314 pp. 0063-0071 Transcpt
Original Location
AGI, Sevilla, Aud.Guadalajara, Leg. 0088(67-2-12)
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
2002
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