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Hong-wu: Year 16, Month 11, Day

Nov/Dec 1383

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In this month, the minister An-ba-er, who had been sent by Su-dan Ma-le-wu-da-xi, the king of the country of Xu-wen-da-na, offered tribute of two horses, 15 bolts of "ge-zhu" cloth, two bolts of "ru-de-li" cloth, two pieces of floral (花) "man-zhi-di", two pieces of fan brocaded "chou-zhi-di", two jin of "tula" cotton, two rolls (?箇) of "sa-la-ba", one roll of fine "lai-ge-zhu", one roll of "sa-ha-la" as well as rose-water, laka wood, different types of gharu wood and other products. The calendar Da Tong Li, fine silks, silk gauzes and paper money were conferred upon Su-dan Ma-le-wu-da-xi, while a set of clothing was conferred upon An-ba-er.

Tai-zong: juan 158.5b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 6, page 2450

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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-16-month-11-day, accessed October 23, 2019