[Translation of the Nahuatl (right-hand column) by James Lockhart:]
Second chapter, where it is said how the first boat that came arrived; they say that there was only one boat.
When those who came to the seashore were seen, they were going along by boat. Then Pinotl of Cuetlaxtlan, a high steward, went in person, taking other stewards with him: [second], Yaotzin, the steward of Mictlanquauhtla; third, the steward of Teocinyocan, named Teocinyocatl; fourth, Cuitlalpitoc, who was only a dependent, a subordinate leader; and fifth, Tentlil, also a subordinate leader.
These were the only ones who first went to see [the Spaniards]. They went as if to sell them things, so that they could spy on them and contemplate them. They gave them precious cloaks, precious goods, the very cloaks pertaining to Moteucçoma which no one else could don, which were assigned to him alone.
It was by boat that they went
[Translation of the Spanish (left-hand column) by James Lockhart:]
Second chapter, of the first ships that happened on these shores; according to what they say, it was Juan de Grijalva.
The first time that ships appeared on the coast of New Spain here, Moteucçoma's captains, called calpisques, who were near the coast went right away to see what it was that was coming, for they had never seen ships. One of them was the calpisqui of Cuextecatl [of Cuextlan], whose name was Pinotl; he took with him other calpisques, one of whom was named Yaotzin, residing in the settlement of Mictlanquauhtla, and another named Teocinyocatl, residing in the settlement of Teocinyocan, and another named Cuitlalpitoc. The latter was not a calpisqui, but the subordinate of one of these calpisques, and a lower-level leader, along with another low-level leader named Tentlil.
These five went to see what it was, and they took along some things to sell as a pretext for seeing what manner of thing it was. They took some rich cloaks that only Moteucçoma wore, nor did any one else