Diego Martinez de Hurdaide informe to Marques de Salinas concerning pacification of Yaquis.

Serial Number
040-00067
Title
Diego Martinez de Hurdaide informe to Marques de Salinas concerning pacification of Yaquis.
Author(s)
Martinez de Hurdaide, Diego
Date
02-06-1610
Documentation
Culiacan. February 6, 1610. Informe. Transcription.
Summary
Notes that after 3 Spanish entradas, Yaquis finally suing for peace. Describes arrival Culiacan 6 Yaqui caciques who returned spoils they captured from last Spanish army of 16 soldiers, 4000 Indian allies, gave 4 sons as hostages, promised to be faithful friends and to return rebels from Rio de Sinaloa, professed allegiance to Spanish king. Also notes similar professions allegiance 3 powerful nations surrounding Yaquis. States that Yaquis sued for peace because even though Hurdaide, other 18 Spaniards abandoned by many Indian allies last battle, they fought their way to safety without fatality. says Indians call him goblin or ghost (duende) because of his ability to put down trouble before it really gets started. Mentions Indians living in caves (guaridas), burrows (madrigueras). States 1000 Indians Rio de Sinaloa rebelled November, 1609, fled to gentile villages Sierra de Chinipa. States intention to found Montesclaros presidio Rio Fuerte (Rio de Villa Vieja), March, 1610. Notes fidelity Mayo Indians, their efforts to make peace between Yaquis, Spaniards, their requests for Spanish articles clothing. Discusses provincial, presidial business, says he's 16,000 pesos in debt and will owe much more after he founds Montesclaros. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons
Urdinola, Francisco de
Monte Rey, Conde de
Martinez de Hurdaide, Diego
Salinas, Marques de
Places
Yaqui (Yaquimi) (Rio)
Sinaloa (Cinaloa) (Rio)
Petatlan (Rio)
Chinipa (Sierra)
Guadiana
Montesclaros
Villa Vieja (Rio) Fuerte (Rio)
Mayo (Rio)
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
Chinipas
Guaypiles
Naguas
First Location
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0258 pp. 0022-0032 Transcpt
Original Location
AGN, Mexico, Historia, Leg. 0316
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
1826
Rights
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