The relation of Francis Vazquez de Coronado
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The relation of Francis Vazquez de Coronado Captaine generall of the people which were sent in the name of the Emperours maiestie to the countrey of Cibola newly discouered, which he sent to Don Antonio de Mendoça Viceroy of Mexico, of such things as happened in his voyage from the 22. of Aprill in the yeere 1540. which departed from Culiacan forward, and of such things as hee found in the countrey which he passed. by Francisco VaМЃsquez de Coronado

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Published in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Mexico -- Description and travel.,
  • Cibola (N.M.)

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Edition Notes

SeriesWestern Americana, 1550-1900 -- reel 578, no. 5959.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationp. 373-380
Number of Pages380
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15440919M

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  Francisco Vázquez de Coronado (c. ) was a 16th-century Spanish explorer. In , Coronado led a major Spanish expedition up Mexico’s western coast . Francisco Vázquez de Coronado y Luján (Spanish pronunciation: [fɾanˈθisko ˈβaθkeθ ðe koɾoˈnaðo]; – 22 September ) was a Spanish conquistador and explorer who led a large expedition from Mexico to present-day Kansas through parts of the southwestern United States between and Vázquez de Coronado had hoped to reach the Cities of Cíbola, often referred to now Allegiance: Spain. Francisco Vázquez de Coronado, (born c. , Salamanca, Spain—died Septem , Mexico), Spanish explorer of the North American Southwest whose expeditions resulted in the discovery of many physical landmarks, including the Grand Canyon, but who failed to find the treasure-laden cities he sought.. Coronado went to New Spain (Mexico) with Antonio de Mendoza, the Spanish viceroy, in. The relation of Francis Vasquez de Coronado, captaine generall of the people which were sent in the name of the Emperours Maiestie to the countrey of Cibola newly discouered, which he sent to don Antonio de Mendoca, viceroy of Mexico, of such things as happened in his voyage from the of Aprill in the yeere

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