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Cheng-hua: Year 16, Month 8, Day 28

1 Oct 1480

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The chief envoy Ma-li-ma-wu, the deputy envoy and others who had been sent by the country of Samudera, presented a memorial in made and came to Court to offer tribute of local products. A banquet as well as clothing made from silks interwoven with gold thread, variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them. Ma-li-ma-wu and the others requested that headwear and belts be conferred upon them. This was not approved.

Xian-zong: juan 206.7a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 47, page 3603

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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/reign/cheng-hua/year-16-month-8-day-28, accessed July 05, 2020