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Cheng-hua: Year 5, Month 11, Day 27

30 Dec 1469

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The deputy envoy A-li and others from the country of Champa, memorialized a request that headwear and belts be conferred upon them. The Ministry of Rites advised: "Headwear and belts should be conferred upon five persons, including A-li and the houseman Weng Mo (Alt: Weng Mi), as they have requested. However, as the interpreter Zhou Gong-bao (Alt: Zhou Gong-lu), the houseman Weng Gui and others, a total of six persons, have already had these things conferred upon them, they should not be given them again." The Emperor approved this.

Xian-zong: juan 73.6a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 42, page 1419

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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-5-month-11-day-27, accessed September 17, 2019