Diego Martinez de Hurdaide to virrey relacion concerning Sinaloa (incomplete).

Serial Number
040-00001
Title
Diego Martinez de Hurdaide to virrey relacion concerning Sinaloa (incomplete).
Author(s)
Martinez de Hurdaide, Diego
Date
None Given
Documentation
N.p. n.d. relacion. Transcription.
Summary
Relacion similar to Hurdaide's letter to viceroy 5/25/1622. Believes land route to California exists but easier to go by sea. Discusses history conquest Sinaloa, his own efforts to extend frontier. 20,000 inhabitants 4 rivers of Sinaloa -10,000 baptized, of whom 4000 now dead from war or sickness. Notes Indians sedentary, growing cotton, maize, other grains. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Ibarra, Francisco de
Cabeza de Vaca
Urdinola, Francisco de
Vazan, Hernando
Martinez de Hurdaide, Diego
Places
Villa Vieja (Rio Fuerte?) (Rio)
Mayo (Rio)
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0258 pp. 0001-0016 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Historia, Leg. 0316
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1824
Rights
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