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THE JOURNEY OF CORONADO
the north, and I believe that it would have
been much better to follow this direction
than that of the Turk, who was the cause of
all the misfortunes which followed.
Of how the general went toward Tutahaco with a
few men and left the army with Don Tristan, who
took it to Tiguex.
EVERYTHING already related had happened
when Don Tristan de Arellano reached Ci-
bola from Sefiora. Soon after he arrived,
the general, who had received notice of a
province containing ight vilagles took 30
of the men who were most fully res ed an"
went to see it, going from there directly to
Wjg.ex with the skilled guides who con-
ducted him. He left orders for Don Tristan
de Arellano to proceed to Tiguex by the di-
rect road, after the men had rested twenty
days. On this journey, between one day
when they left the camping place and mid-
day of the third day, when they saw some
snow-covered mountains, toward which they
went in search of water, neither the Span-
iards nor the horses nor the servants drank
anything. They were able to stand it be-
cause of the severe cold, although with great
difficulty. In eight days they reached Tuta-
haco,' where they learned that there were
' Coronado probably reached the Rio Grande near
the present Isleta. Jaramillo applies this name to
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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/m1/76/: accessed June 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .