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Hong-zhi: Year 12, Month 9, Day 12

16 Oct 1499

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It was ordered that the tribute envoys and others from the country of Champa, a total of 65 persons, be each given nine dou of grain for travel rations. The ship they had originally come in had been damaged by the winds and it was ordered that the defence officials of Guang-dong/Guang-xi repair it. This was ordered in accordance with their request.

Xiao-zong: juan 154.6b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 57, page 2742

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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-zhi/year-12-month-9-day-12, accessed November 17, 2018