Cheng-hua: Year 5, Month 4, Day 7
17 May 1469
Tao-meng La-ya and others who had been sent by Bu-la-lang, the pacification superintendent of the Ava-Burma Pacification Superintendency in Yun-nan, came to Court and offered tribute of gold and silver utensils, elephant tusks and other products. A banquet as well as suits of clothing, variegated silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them. It was also ordered that La-ya and so on carry Imperial orders as well as patterned brocades, ramie-silk, silk gauzes and other goods to confer, on their return, upon Bu-la-lang and his wife.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 42, page 1327/28