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Chong-zhen: Year 3, Month 1, Day 11

22 Feb 1630

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The Western Ocean "bay person" Lu Ruo-han of Guang-dong presented large cannons.

Chong-zhen: juan 3.2b Supplement

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 1, page 80

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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/chong-zhen/year-3-month-1-day-11, accessed November 18, 2019

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Is this a referral to Joano Rodriguez, the famous Jesuit interpreter who spent most of his adult life in Japan, and his Portuguese crew who arrived in Peking on 14 February?

See, Michael Cooper (SJ), Rodriguez the Interpreter: An Early Jesuit in Japan and China (New York, 1994), p.342-43.