Padre Lorenzo Joseph Garcia al padre provincial Matheo Ansaldo. 2 letters from Garcia concerning Yaqui revolt.
Garcia, Lorenzo Joseph (Padre)
Torim. July 14, 1741-April 30, 1742. 22p. Letter. Original. Signed.
First letter (7/14/1741) a lengthy diatribe concerning Yaqui revolt, including- 1) perfidy/imprisonment of 2 Yaqui leaders of rebellion, Muni and Bernabe, from Rahum, Huirivis, at Buenavista presidio; use of Peyote by Yaqui hechiceros; severe criticism of Huidobro; execution of Muni, Bernabe at Buenavista June 23, 1741; rebellion led by Juan Calixto Ayamea, also from Rahum; peace prevailing presently at Garcia's own Pueblo of Torim. Eloquent presentation of Spanish view of rebellion. Second letter (4/30/1742) describes campaign of teniente Canas, 12 soldiers against rebel group of Mayos, Yaquis and Pimas led by Siboli in which Canas, another soldier died; ultimate destruction of Siboli's band, more criticism of Huidobro for his arbitrary dispensation of justice; praises sizeable number of Yaquis who remained faithful to Spaniards, blames Huidobro for rise of los Munis, los Bernabes, los Calixtos. (T. Sheridan) (1977)
Usacamea Muni, Juan Ignacio (Yaqui Leader)
Basoritemea, Bernabe Phelippe (Yaqui Leader)
Vildosola, Augustin de (Gobernador de Sinaloa)
Baheca, Hipolito (Yaqui Ally of Spaniards From Torim)
Huidobro (Former Sinaloa Gobernador)
Calixto Ayamea, Jaun (Yaqui Rebel Leader)
Ximenes de Canas, Pedro (Teniente)
Siboli (Indian Rebel Leader)
Aquibuamea, Luis (Yaqui Rebel Leader)
Garcia, Lorenzo Joseph (Sj)
Ansaldo, Matheo (Provincial, Sj)
TXU, Lat. Amer. Col. Wbs no. 0902 pp. 059-072; 077-084
TXU, Austin, Lac, Wbs no. 0902 pp. 059-072; 077-084
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