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Hong-wu: Year 16, Month 2, Day 26

30 Mar 1383

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The minister Yang Ma-jia-yi and others who had been sent by A-da-a-zhe, the king of the country of Champa, presented a memorial and offered as tribute 200 elephant tusks, 800 jin of sandalwood, 400 jin of myrrh and 600 bolts of fan cloth. It was Imperially commanded that patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread be conferred upon the king and that paper money as appropriate, be conferred upon the envoys.

Tai-zu: juan 152.3b-4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 6, page 2388/89

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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-2-day-26-0, accessed September 18, 2019