The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers Page: 18 of 288
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I. Francisco Vazquez starts from Culiacan with
his army, and after suffering various incon-
veniences on account of the badness of the
way, reaches the Valley of Hearts, where
he failed to find any corn, to procure which
he sends to the valley called Sefiora. He
receives an account of the important Valley
of Hearts and of the people there, and of
some lands lying along that coast, . . 159
II. They come to Chichilticale; after having
taken two days' rest, they enter a country
containing very little food and hard to
travel for 30 leagues, beyond which the
country becomes pleasant, and there is a
river called the River of the Flax (del
Lino); they fight against the Indians, being
attacked by these; and having by their vic-
tory secured the city, they relieve them-
selves of the pangs of their hunger, . . 164
II. Of the situation and condition of the Seven
Cities called the kingdom of Cevola, and
the sort of people and their customs, and
of the animals which are found there, . 172
IV. Of the nature and situation of the king-
doms of Totonteac, Marata, and Acus,
wholly different from the account of Friar
Marcos. The conference which they had
with the Indians of the city of Granada,
which they had captured, who had been
forewarned of the coming of Christians into
their country fifty years before. The ac-
count which was obtained from them con-
cerning seven other cities, of which Tucano
is the chief, and how he sent to discover
them. A present sent to Mendoza of vari-
ous things found in this country by Vaz-
quez Coronado, .. 177
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Winship, George Parker. The journey of Coronado, 1540-1542, from the city of Mexico to the Grand Canon of the Colorado and the buffalo plains of Texas, Kansas and Nebraska, as told by himself and his followers, book, 1922; New York. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth3161/m1/18/: accessed July 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .