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Expeditions of Alvar Nuñez Cabeca de Vaca, Hernando de Soto and Francisco Vazquez Coronado
Three narratives describing the expeditions made by early Spanish explorers between 1528 and 1543 of a portion of the country that eventually became part of the United States. These accounts include:
- Alvar Nuñez Cabeca de Vaca, edited by Frederick W. Hodge (1528-1538 - about an expedition led by Panfilo de Narvaez and the men who ultimately made it from Florida to California -- Alva Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca, a Negro called Estévan, and three friars of the order of Saint Francis);
- Hernando de Soto by The Gentleman of Elvas and edited by Theodore H. Lewis; and
- Francisco Vazquez Coronado by Pedro de Castañeda and edited by Frederick W. Hodge.
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"1907 - Spanish Explorers of the Southern United States 1528-1543" (2019). Miscellaneous Publications – Spanish. 14.