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Diego Martinez de Hurdaide to virrey relacion concerning Sinaloa (incomplete).

Serial Number: 
040-00001
Title: 
Diego Martinez de Hurdaide to virrey relacion concerning Sinaloa (incomplete).
Author(s): 
Martinez de Hurdaide, Diego
Date: 
None Given
Documentation: 
N.p. n.d. relacion. Transcription.
Summary: 
Relacion similar to Hurdaide's letter to viceroy 5/25/1622. Believes land route to California exists but easier to go by sea. Discusses history conquest Sinaloa, his own efforts to extend frontier. 20,000 inhabitants 4 rivers of Sinaloa -10,000 baptized, of whom 4000 now dead from war or sickness. Notes Indians sedentary, growing cotton, maize, other grains. (T. Sheridan) (1976)
Persons: 
Ibarra, Francisco de
Persons: 
Cabeza de Vaca
Persons: 
Urdinola, Francisco de
Persons: 
Vazan, Hernando
Persons: 
Martinez de Hurdaide, Diego
Places: 
Villa Vieja (Rio Fuerte?) (Rio)
Places: 
Mayo (Rio)
First Location: 
CU-BANC. C-B 840 (Bolton Col.) no. 0258 pp. 0001-0016 Transcpt
Original Location: 
AGN, Mexico, Historia, Leg. 0316
Language: 
Spanish
Rights: 
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