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and suffered, and their disposition to con-
tinue there and here, wherever they may
be sent." He does not seem to attach
more than a modest importance to the prac-
tical results of their adventures. In that
same letter he states that the wanderers had
already made a report to him on their jour-
ney,which report he had sent to the Empress
previously. It cannot be the one contained
in Oviedo's Historia General y Natural de
Indias (Edition of I850, Vol. III, Lib.
XXXV), since the latter was directed to the
Audiencia of Santo Domingo. There is a
fragment of a Relacion attributed to Cabeza
de Vaca alone, without date, in Vol. XIV
of the Documentos Ineditos de Indias. It
reads like a resume, or condensation, of the
narrative presented in this volume. This
fragment terminates abruptly at the time
when a meeting of Cabeza de Vaca and Do-
rantes was being prepared. It is entitled,
"Relacion de Cabeza de Vaca, tesorero que
fue en la conquista," and preceded by a
truncated copy of the directions which the
King issued to Cabeza de Vaca as "Factor"
of the expedition. Whether this document
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Cabeza de Vaca, Alvar Núñez. The journey of Alvar Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca and his companions from Florida to the Pacific, 1528-1536, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3001/m1/9/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .