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Hong-wu: Year 26, Month 5, Day 9

18 Jun 1393

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A-li and others, a total of eight persons from the country of Java, had accompanied their country's envoy when he came to offer tribute. However, during their sea voyage, they met great winds and they lost contact with the others. They were arrested by patrolling soldiers, who advised of this. It was Imperially commanded that paper money be conferred upon them and that they be sent back to their country.

Tai-zu: juan 227.3a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 8, page 3315

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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-26-month-5-day-9, accessed October 17, 2019