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Hong-wu: Year 10, Month 8, Day 10

13 Sep 1377

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Da-ma-sha-na-a-zhe, the king of the country of San Fo-ji had died and his son Ma-na-zhe Wu-li had ascended the throne. The minister Sheng A-lie Zu-jian, who had been sent by the latter, presented a memorial requesting a seal of office and offered as tribute a rhinoceros, black bears, cassowaries, red and green parrots, white monkeys, turtle shells as well as pepper, cloves, putchuk, cinnamon, aromatic oils and "rice" camphor. Also offered in tribute was one small fan slave. It was Imperially ordered that patterned fine silks and silk gauzes interwoven with gold thread, boots, socks and other goods, as appropriate, be conferred upon Ma-na-zhe Wu-li, his minister Sheng A-lie Zu-jian and the others.

Tai-zu: juan 114.4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 5, page 1879

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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/hong-wu/year-10-month-8-day-10, accessed August 13, 2020