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Documents of the Coronado expedition, 1539-1542 : "they were not familiar with His Majesty, nor did they wish to be his subjects"

Author: Richard Flint; Shirley Cushing Flint
Publisher: Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 2005.
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"This volume is the first annotated, dual-language edition of thirty-four original documents from the Coronado expedition. Using the latest historical, archaeological, geographical, and linguistic research, Richard and Shirley Flint make available accurate transcriptions and modern English translations of the documents, including seven never before published and seven others never before available in English. The  Read more...
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Documents of the Coronado expedition, 1539-1542.
Dallas : Southern Methodist University Press, 2005
(OCoLC)683192236
Named Person: Francisco Vásquez de Coronado; Francisco Vázquez de Coronado; Francisco Vásquez de Coronado
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Flint; Shirley Cushing Flint
ISBN: 0870744968 9780870744969
OCLC Number: 56955894
Language Note: English translations and annotations, with complete transcriptions of the Spanish, Italian, and Nahuatl originals.
Description: x, 746 p. : ill., maps ; 29 cm.
Contents: Letter of Vázquez de Coronado to the King, December 15,1538 --
Letter of Vázquez de Coronado to Viceroy Mendoza, March 8, 1539 --
Letter of Vázquez de Coronado to the King, July 15,1539 --
Letter of the Viceroy to the King, 1539 --
Decree of the King appointing Vázquez de Coronado Governor of Nueva Galicia, April 18, 1539 --
The Viceroy's instructions to Fray Marcos de Niza, November 1538, and narrative account by Fray Marcos de Niza, August 26, 1539 --
Letters from Antonio de Mendoza and Rodrigo de Albornoz, October 1539 --
Testimony of witnesses in Habana regarding Fray Marcos's discoveries, November 1539 --
The Viceroy's appointment of Vázquez de Coronado to lead the expedition, January 6, 1540 --
The King's confirmation of Váquez de Coronado's appointment, June 11, 1540 --
Testimony of Juan Bermejo and of Vázquez de Coronado's purchasing agent, Juan Fernández Verdejo, 1552 --
Muster roll of the expedition, Compostela, February 22, 1540 --
Record of Mexican Indians participating in the expedition, 1576 --
Hearing on depopulation charges, February 26, 1540 --
Narrative of Alarcón's voyage, 1540 --
The Viceroy's instructions to Hernando Alarcón, May 31, 1541 --
The Viceroy's letter to the King, Jacona, April 17, 1540 --
Hermán Cortés's brief to Carlos V concerning the injuries done to him by the Viceroy of Nueva España, June 25, 1540 --
Vázques de Coronado's letter to the Viceroy, August 3, 1540 --
Formation of a company between Mendoza and Pedro de Alvarado, Tiripitío, November 29, 1540 --
Account of Pedro de Alvarado's Armada, 1541 --
Traslado de las nuevas (anonymous narrative), 1540 --
La relación Postrera de Cíbola (Fray Toribio de Benavente's narrative), 1540s --
Hernando de Alvarado's narrative, 1540 --
Letter from Viceroy Mendoza to Fernández de Oviedo, October 6, 1541 --
Vázquez de Coronado's letter to the King, October 20, 1541 --
Disposal of the Juan Jiménez Estate, 1542 (copy, 1550) --
The relación de la Jornada de Cíbola, Pedro de Castañeda de Nájera's narrative, 1560s (copy 1596) --
The relación del Suceso (anonymous narrative), 1540s --
Juan Jaramillo's narrative, 1560s --
Juan Troyano's proof of service, 1560 --
Melchior Pérez's petition for preferment, 1551 --
Cristóbal de Escobar's proof of service, 1543 --
Vázquez de Coronado's petition for recovery of Encomiendas, 1553.
Responsibility: edited, translated, and annotated by Richard Flint and Shirley Cushing Flint.

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