Hong-wu: Year 26, Month 1, Day 1
12 Feb 1393
The Grand Master Ruan Zong-liang, who had been sent by the country of Annam, and.... all offered tribute of horses and local products. The minister Li San-qi-de who had been sent by Can-lie Bao Pi-ya, the king of the country of Siam (Hu), presented a gold-leaf memorial and offered tribute of local products. It was Imperially commanded that they be banqueted in the Interpreter's Institute and that patterned fine silks and paper money, as appropriate, be conferred upon all of them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 8, page 3273