PEDRO SANCHO. REPORT OH THE DISTRIBUTION OF THE RANSOM OF ATAHUALLPA. Доклад нотариуса Педро Санчо о Распределении выкупа Атавальпы.

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Доклад нотариуса Педро Санчо о Распределении выкупа Атавальпы.


IN the town of Caxamalca, of these kingdoms of New Cas-
tille, on the 17th day of the month of June, in the year of
the birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, 1533, the very magnifi-
cent Lord and Commander Francisco Pizarro, Adelantado,
Lieutenant, Captain-General, and Governor for his Majesty
in the said kingdoms, in the presence of me, Pedro Sancho,
Lieutenant of the General Secretary, on the part of the
Lord Pedro Samano, declares : that, on the occasion of the
imprisonment and defeat of the chief Atahuallpa and of his
troops in this town, some gold was collected, and that after-
wards the said chief promised to the Christian Spaniards
that they should find a certain quantity of gold in his prison,
which quantity should, he declared, be a room full, namely,
10,000 tejuelos, and much silver which he possessed and
promised ; and which his -captains, in his name, had taken
in the war and capture of Cuzco, and in the conquest of
those lands, by many ways which are more fully declared in
the act which was attested before a notary; and which the
said chief has given, brought, and ordered to be given
and brought: of which a division and distribution has been
made, as well of the gold as the silver, and of the pearls and
emeralds which have been given, and of their value, among
the persons who were present at the capture of the said
chief, and who acquired and took the said gold and silver,
and to whom the said chief promised, gave, and delivered
it; so that each person might have, hold, and possess that
which belonged to him ; in order that his Lordship might
without delay settle the matter, and leave this town to go
and people and reduce the land beyond, and for many other
reasons which are not herein stated; for which object the said
Lord Governor declared that his Majesty, in his provisions
and royal orders, in which he granted the government of
these kingdoms, commanded that all the fruits and other
things that in these lands might be found and acquired,
Bhould be given and distributed among the conquerors who
should acquire them, in the way that seemed best to him,
and according as each person should deserve by reason of
his rank and services; and considering the above said com-
mands, and other things that ought to be considered in
making the distribution, and that each man might have his
share of what the chief had given, as his Majesty had com-
manded, he has determined to name and select before me,
the said notary, the quantity of silver which each person
shall have and take, according as, in his conscience, God
our Lord shall give him understanding; and, for the better
performance, he seeks the aid of God our Lord, and invokes
his divine assistance.
Then the said Lord Governor, considering what is said
and declared in the deed, having God before his eyes,
assigned to each person the marcos of silver that he had
earned and deserved, out of what the said chief had given,
and in this manner it was arranged.
On the 18th of June of the same year of 1533, the said
Governor approved another deed, by which the gold was to
be melted and distributed; and the gold was melted and dis-
tributed in this manner. I distinguish the gold and silver
that each one received in the following columns; that the
list of persons may only be given once.

Marcos Pesos
of of
silver. gold.
To the Church . . .90... 2220
To the Lord Governor, for his persons, his
interpreters, and horse . . 2350...57220
To Hernando Pizarro . . . 1267...31080
To Hernando de Soto . . . 724...17740
To Father Juan de Sosa, Chaplain to the army 310... 7770
To Juan Pizarro . . . 407...11100
To PEDRO DE CANDIA1 . . . 407... 9909
To Gonzalo Pizarro . . . 384... 9909
To Juan Cortes . . . 362... 9430
To Sebastian de Benalcazar2 . . 407... 9909
To Cristobal Mena, or Medina . . 366... 8380
To Luis Hernandez Bueno . . 384... 9435
To Juan de Salazar . . . 362... 9435
To Miguel Estete3 . . . 362... 8980
To Francisco de Jerez . . . 362... 8880
More to the said Jerez and Pedro Sancho for
writing . . . .94... 2220
To Gonzalo de Pineda4 . . . 384... 9909
TO-ALONZO BRiCEno5 . . . 362... 8380
»To Alonzo de Medina . . . 362... 8480
To Juan Pizarro de Orellana6 . . 362... 8980
ToLuisMarca . . .362... 8880
1 One of the thirteen. See Note at p. 8.
2 For some account qf the career of Benalcazar see my translations of
Pascual de Andagoya; and of Cieza de Leon. Note at p. 110.
3 See Note at p. 74.
4 Killed by Indians who captured him, in the war between Gonzalo
Pizarro and the Viceroy Blasco Nunez. G. de la Vega, n, lib. iv,
p. 24.
5 One of the thirteen. See Note at p. 8.
6 Went with Hernando Pizarro to Pachacamac. la Vega, n,
lib. i, cap. 29.

To Geronimo de Aliaga7
To Gonzalo Perez
To Pedro de Barrientos
To Rodrigo Nunez8
To Pedro Anades
To Francisco Maraver
To Diego Maldonado9
To Diego Ojuelos
To Gines de Carranca
To Juan de Quincoces
To Alonzo de Morales
To Lope Velez .
To Juan de Barbaian2
To Pedro de Aguirre
To Pedro de Leon
To Diego Mejia
To Martin Alonzo
To Juan de Rosas
To Pedro Catafio

. 339...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...7770
. 362...7770
. 362...8880
. 362 ..8880
. .362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 362...8880
. 862...8880
. 362...8880

7 He was appointed Governor of Lima by Vaca de Castro, and dis-
tinguished himself in the battle of Chupas against the younger Almagro.
Q. de la Vega, u, lib. ii, caps. 12 and 18.
p He was put to death on suspicion, by Gonzalo Pizarro, at Lima.
Q. de la Vega, n, lib. iv, cap. 20.
9 A very conspicuous personage in the future civil wars. He took a
part in them all, down to the insurrection of Giron. He was surnamed
" the rich", and became a citizen of Cuzco, where he died in 1562.
Frequent mention of him will be found in Garcilasso.
i See Note at p. 104.
* It should be Juan de Barbaran. He was a native of Truxillo, and
was a servant of the Conqueror. When Pizarro was murdered no man
dared to bury the body, for fear of the assassins, until the faithful Bar-
baran and his wife performed the office in the best way they could,
dressing the body in the mantle of Santiago. Barbaran afterwards
fought bravely against the younger Almagro at the battle of Chupas.
G. de la Vega, n, lib. iii, cap. 7.

To Pedro Ortiz3

. 362...8880

To Juan Morquejo

. 362...8880

To Hernando de Toro

. 316...8880

To Diego de Aguero4

. 362...8880

To Alonzo Perez

. 362...8880

To Hernando Beltran

. 362...8880

To Pedro de Barrera

. 362...8880

To Francisco de Baena

. 362...8880

To Francisco Lopez

. 371...8880

To Sebastian de Torres .

. 362...8880

To Juan Ruiz .

. 339...8880


. 362...888C

To Gonzalo del Castillo .

. 362...8880

To Nicolas de Azpitia

. 339...8880

To Diego de Molina

. 316...7770

To Alonzo Peto

. 316...7770

To Miguel Ruiz

. 362...8880

To Juan de Salinas6 (blacksmith)

. 362...S880

To Juan Loz

. 248...6110

To Cristobal Gallego (no gold)

. 316... —

To Rodrigo de Cantillana (no gold)

. 248... —

To Gabriel Telor (no gold)

. 294... —

To Hernan Sanchez7

. 262...8880

To Pedro Sa Paramo

. 271...6115

3 Pedro Ortiz de Orue became a citizen of Cuzco, and married a sister
of the Ynca Sayri Tupac. See Note at p. 253 of vol. ii of my transla-
tion of Garcilasso de la Vega, Part I.
4 When the Indians rose against the Spaniards, under Ynca Manco,
Diego de Aguero received timely notice from the Indian servants on his
estate, and escaped into Lima. After the murder of Pizarro, he fled
from the Almagro faction, and joined Vaca de Castro at Truxilio. He
also persuaded the people of Lima to receive the unpopular Viceroy
Blasco Nunez. He seems to have been a loyal, peaceable man.
s One of the twelve who protested against the murder of Atahuallpa.
See Note at p. 103.
• G. de la Vega, n, lib. viii, cap. 13.
7 Hernan Sanchez de Vargas was abandoned on the desert shore of


To Juan de Porras
To Gregorio Sotelo
To Pedro Sancho
To Garcia de Paredes
To Juan de Baldivieso
To Gonzalo Maldonado
To Pedro Navarro
To Juan Ronquillo
To Antonio de Bergara
To Alonzo' de la Carrera
To Alonzo Romero
To Melchor Berdugo8
To Martin Bueno9
To Juan Perez Tudela
To Inigo Taburco

181.. .4540

the Napo, by Orellana, when he descended the Amazon. See my Valley
of the Amazons, p. 12.
8 Melchior Verdugo was a native of Avila. He received a large grant
in the valley of Caxamarca. H e distinguished himself in the battle of
Chupas againBt Almagro the younger. He was a friend of the Viceroy
Blasco Nunez de Vela; and when Gonzalo Pizarro rebelled and declared
himself Governor of Peru, his Lieutenant Carbajal seized Verdugo at
Lima, and put hhn in prison. He was afterwards allowed to go to his
own house in Truxillo. There he played the party of Gonzalo Pizarro
an extraordinary trick. A ship was at anchor in the port, and he invited
the captain and pilot to his house, and locked them up. He then looked
out of his window and Baw the Alcalde and others. He called to them,

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