Lorenzo Cancio to Sebastian Pagacip/Buenaventura Gutierrez de Caviedes. Two documents concerning interrogation of 2 Indian women from Cerro Prieto.

Serial Number
040-00694
Title
Lorenzo Cancio to Sebastian Pagacip/Buenaventura Gutierrez de Caviedes. Two documents concerning interrogation of 2 Indian women from Cerro Prieto.
Author(s)
Cancio, Lorenzo
Date
07-18-1768
Date
07-22-1768
Documentation
San Carlos de buena vista. July 18, 1768/July 22, 1768. Letter. Copy.
Summary
2 Indian women prisoners asked Series of 16 questions concerning rebels. Answers- 1) favorite rebel refuge Cajon de los mopales; 2) Cerro Prieto composed of 4 canyons; necessary to use ladders to get in and out; 3) Seritaca reputed dead of wounds; 4) never resided at Aquimuricuta; 5) rebels built defensive Trincheras in Nopalera and la Palma; 6) Seris, Suaquis have no captives, only Piatos; 7) never saw rebel loot; 8) rebel warriors number 400 sin entrar los muchachones y viejos-more than 200 Piatos, 60 Suaquis, all busy making arrows; 9) rebels observe Spanish movements from high hills, especially above Cajon de Tituit; 10) boyjatore seriously wounded; 11) Suaquis in Cerro Prieto; 12) few rebel horses left- most eaten; 13) Suaquis they lived with afraid to surrender; rest they don't know about porque no Vivian Todos Juntos ni Se comunicaban; 14) all rebels knew of arrival of troops at Guaymas; 15) know nothing of Chepillo; 16) Suaquis only in Cerro Prieto. (T. Sheridan) (1980)
Persons
Gaviedes, Ventura (Comisario del Mision de Guiriuis)
Pagacip, Sebastian (Capitan General de Belem)
Yosigadoay, Sicilia (Indian Prisoner)
Pubdridigoac, Catarina (Indian Prisoner)
Seritaca (Piato Leader)
Bayjotore (Rebel Leader)
Chepillo (Seri Leader)
Cancio, Lorenzo
Gutierrez de Caviendes, Buenaventura
Places
Cerro
Guirivis
Belem
Nopales (Cajon)
Cosari (Cajon)
Palma (Cajon)
Tituit (Cajon)
Bupugababac (Cajon)
Guaymas
Nopalera (Cajon)
AQuimuricuta
Tituit (Cajon)
San Carlos de Buena Vista
Ethnic Groups
Sububapas
Suaquis
Seris
Piatos
Hiaquis (Yaquis)
Opatas
Eudeves
First Location
AZU Film 3321 rl. 005
Original Location
AGN, Mexico.
Language
Spanish
Publication Reference
Documentos Para la Historia de Mexico, Series 4, no. 2, ff. 269-278
Batch Reference Number
5081
Rights
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