The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 3, July 1899 - April, 1900

THE QUARTERLY
OF THE
TEXAS STATE HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION.
Vol. III. APRIL, 1900. No. 4.
The publication committee and the editor diasclaim responsibility for views expressed by
contributors to the Quarterly.
ROUTE OF CABEZA DE VAOA.
BETHEL COOPWOOD.
Part III A1.
In this part it is the purpose to present:
First, the facts, as far as ascertained, showing how far south the
buffalo came down to the Gulf coast as early as 1536, and how the
people where Galeana is now, those of Tanzocob, and those along the
lower Bagres might then have had their skins.
Second, the facts showing that Cabeza de Vaca met the first Chris-
tians in Jalisco, and that his statement that he went out to Culiacan
was made under influences after he got to Mexico.
Third, the facts deemed sufficient to show that the statements
made by Castafieda and Jaramillo as to Cabeza de Vaca and his
comrades going through the barranca or ravine are unreasonable and
not to be credited.
It being believed that the best guide in searching for the truth of
'When this paper ,was accepted for the QUARTERLY, it ,was intended that
the whole of Part III should appear in this number; but since then Judge
Coopwood has so extended ,it's Lim-its by revision that it has grown too long
for a single issue.-EDITOR QUARTERLY.

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