Title(s): Letter from Coronado to Mendoza; The Journey of Francisco Vásquez de Coronado, 1540-1542
Francisco Vásquez de Coronado (Author); George Hammond (Editor); Agapito Rey (Editor)
Description: Francisco Vásquez de Coronado wrote this report to Viceroy Antonio de Mendoza describing his expedition into New Mexico in 1540.
Excerpt: Ferrando Alvarado came back to tell me that some Indians had met him peaceably, & that two of them were with the army-master waiting for me. I went to them forthwith and gave them some paternosters and some little cloaks, telling them to return to their c...