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Cheng-hua: Year 2, Month 7, Day 18

28 Aug 1466

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The attendant minister Ruan Shi-xing and others who had been sent by Li Hao, the king of the country of Annam, came to Court with a memorial, a salutory letter and tribute of local products. Clothing, variegated silks and other goods were conferred upon them. Annam was required to offer tribute once every three years and the tribute brought on this occasion was the tribute due in accordance with this requirement.

Xian-zong: juan 32.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 40, page 639

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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-2-month-7-day-18, accessed December 08, 2019