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Jing-tai: Year 3, Month 12, Day 18 (27 Jan 1453)
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The envoys sent by Si Bu-fa of Meng-yang came to offer tribute and seek control over the former land of Meng-yang. The civil and military officials deliberated and advised: "The land of Meng-yang has already been given to Ava-Burma and it will be difficult to change this decision. The bandit son Si Bu-fa harbours evil and is guileful, calculating and changeable. We cannot allow this request."
Ying-zong: juan 224.12b Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 33, page 4874
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Geoff Wade, translator, Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: an open access resource, Singapore: Asia Research Institute and the Singapore E-Press, National University of Singapore, http://epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/entry/753, accessed August 20, 2014.

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