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Hong-wu: Year 6, Month 12, Day 24

5 Feb 1374

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The minister Ba-ti Zu-han and others who had been sent by Da-ma-lai-sha-na-a-zhe, the king of the country of San-fo-qi, presented two gold memorials in felicitation on the coming New Years's Day. He also offered tribute of local products. It was ordered that 24 bolts of patterned fine silks, silk gauzes and variegated silks interwoven with gold thread be conferred upon the king of the country, that two bolts of patterned fine silks and two bolts of silk gauzes as well as a set of clothing be conferred upon each of his three ministers, including Ba-ti Zu-han, that a bolt of fine silk and one of silk gauze be conferred upon both the deputy envoy Xue-li-wa and one other, and that the interpreter and their subordinates be given silk and cloth as appropriate.

Tai-zu: juan 86.9b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 4, page 1540

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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-6-month-12-day-24, accessed November 01, 2020