Hong-wu: Year 15, Month 1, Day 15
29 Jan 1382
Seng A-lie A-er (Alt: Seng A-lie He-er) and others, who had been sent by the country of Java, presented a gold memorial and offered as tribute 101 male and female black slaves, eight large pearls and 75,000 jin of pepper. It was Imperially commanded that fine silks, other silks, clothing and paper money, as appropriate, be conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 5, page 2225