Padre Cristobal de Villalta to padre Thomas Basilio letter on Cahita-lower Pima unrest Sinaloa frontier.

Serial Number
040-00016
Title
Padre Cristobal de Villalta to padre Thomas Basilio letter on Cahita-lower Pima unrest Sinaloa frontier.
Author(s)
Villalta, Cristobal de (Fray)
Date
ER-IN-N.D.
Documentation
Torim (?) (copied montesclaros). N.d. (copied April 29, 1622). Letter. Copy. Transcription.
Summary
Notifies Basilio plot against his life organized by Yaqui tupiles Buisva, Babumeatesoy, implicating various Suaquis, Mayos, Nures, Teguecos as well. Describes Indian attempt to capture Carapoa fort by guile, under pretext selling petates. says area won't be secure until 100 Spaniards live there. Mentions use of macanas, wooden, flint-edged weapon aboriginal orgin. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Buisva (Yaqui)
Babumeatesoy (Yaqui)
Anamei, Cristobal
Castin (Padre)
Aguila (Padre)
Numeai, Batista
Villalta, Cristobal de (Padre)
Basilio, Thomas (Padre)
Places
Carapoa
Torim (Torin)
Ethnic Groups
Guasapares
Tepeguanes
Mayos
Nures
Teguecos
Suaques
Yaquis
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0258 pp. 0017-0019 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Historia, Leg. 0316
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1825
Rights
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