Juan de Sierra auto concerning Indians Ostimuri.
Sierra, Juan de
Real de San Miguel archangel. N.d. (1689). Signed. Transcript.
Investigating rumor Indian unrest, led expedition more than 20 arcabuseros to Yaqui pueblos, but unable to enter because River to high (7/26/1689). States all Yaqui pueblos peaceful. With help Yaqui captain general Juan Andres, organized 400 Indians to pursue Gentiles who stole captain Bega's livestock, killed two muleskinners, but expedition delayed because of presence pirate (Cosario) in mouth Yaqui River. States Yaquis harvested much maize this year, selling large quantities to miners. Believes theft/killing cattle blamed on Yaquis work of some thieves. Describes Yaqui houses, churches of Adobe as sumptuous. Mentions Estancia de Agua Caliente, 12-14 leagues from Yaqui pueblos, as having much grando mayor. States other pueblos territory peaceful as well. says he knows nothing Rio Mayo, Tegueco settlements. (T. Sheridan, berkeley, 1976) Blas de/arguellas, Tomas de (capitan)/Andres, Juan (capitan general) (Yaqui)
Agua Caliente (Estancia)
AZTM, AGN, Vol. 030 ff. 036-038
AGN, Mexico City, Provincias Internas Vol. 030 ff. 036-038 CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0284 no. 007 Pp. 0029-0030 Transcpt
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