CONTRERAS, JUAN DE

BID Number
17284
Occupation
N.D.: MEXICO/INTERPRETER AT AUDIENCIA
1540 Feb 22: COMPOSTELA/(JOINED CORONADO EXPEDITION ASINTERPRETER AND AIDE) SOLDIER
1543 Jun 25: TEMISTITAN/(GAVE TESTIMONY AT INVESTIGATIONOF EXPEDITION)
1540 Dec: TIGUEX (PROVINCE), ARENAL/MESSENGER
Notes
1540 : TRAVELED WITH CORONADO AS PERSONAL AIDE AND HIS HEADGROOM. 1543 : HELD BY JUDGE TEJADA REGARDING DEATH OF THE TURK. IN TIGUEX PROVINCE GAVE TESTIMONY REGARDING NUMBER OF INDIANS KILLED BY SPANIARDS.
Source
BOLTON
Sources
BOLTON: CORONADO, KNIGHT OF PUEBLOS AND PLAINS (1949) HAMMOND AND REY: NARRATIVES OF THE CORONADO EXPEDITION (1940)
Rights
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