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THE JOURNEY OF CORONADO
five marches, which means leagues, from
there, taking Whiskers with them. Arrived
there, he gave them their captain, who al-
ready went about freely with a guard. The
village was very glad to see him, and the
people were peaceful and offered food. The
governor and Whiskers gave the general a
young fellow called Xabe, a native of Qui-
vira, who could give them information about
the country. This fellow said that there
was gold and silver, but not so much of it
as the Turk had said. The Turk, however,
continued to declare that it was as he had
said. He went as a guide, and thus the
army started off from here.
Of how they started in search of Quivira and of
what happened on the way.
THE army started from Cicuye, leaving
the village at peace and, as it seemed, con-
tented, and under obligations to maintain
the friendship because their governor and
captain had been restored to them. Pro-
ceeding toward the plains, which are all on
the other side of the mountains, after four
days' journey they came to a river with a
large, deep current, which flowed down to-
ward Cicuye, and they named this the Cicuye
river.' They had to stop here to make a
' The Rio Pecos.
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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/m1/98/: accessed June 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .