Padre Joseph Xavier de Molina al padre provincial. Letter concerning Yaqui revolt.

Serial Number
300-00042
Title
Padre Joseph Xavier de Molina al padre provincial. Letter concerning Yaqui revolt.
Author(s)
Molina, Joseph Xavier de (Padre)
Date
06-23-1740
Documentation
Cucurpe. June 23, 1740. Letter. Original. Signed.
Summary
Describes chaos in Sonora following outbreak of Yaqui revolt, including Huidobro's flight, failure to defend province. Notes missionary efforts to keep Pima Bajos in line. Describes revolt as nothing more than cosa ridicula, y juego de indios at first, but failure of Spanish soldiers to quell it made it grow. Mentions Pima Bajo revolt in Cerro Prieto. Notes that Seris never have been subjugated, and that el placer de Perlas entre la Isla de Tyburon, y esta Costa, no Se beneficia Por miedo de los Seris. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Persons
Marciano, Luis (Padre)
Perera, Nicolas de (Padre)
Calixto, Juan (Yaqui Rebel Leader)
Molina, Joseph Xavier de (Padre)
Places
Tecoripa (Pueblo)
Baroyeca
Cedros (Real)
Santa Ana (Real)
Batemareco (Real)
Arivechi (Pueblo)
Cerro Prieto
Tiburon (Isla) Ostimuri (Provincia)
Sinaloa (Provincia)
Sonora (Provincia)
Ethnic Groups
Yaquis
Mayos
Pimas Bajas
Pimas Altas
Seris
First Location
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 0902 pp. 097-101
Original Location
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 0902 pp. 097-101
Language
Spanish
Batch Reference Number
4789
Rights
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