Hong-zhi: Year 18, Month 11, Day 23
18 Dec 1505
Tao-meng Bu-song and others who had been sent by Si Lu of Jin-sha River in Meng-yang, Yun-nan, offered tribute of elephants, horses, gold and silver utensils and other products, in gratitude for Imperial grace. A banquet as well as patterned fine silks and other goods, as appropriate, were conferred upon them. They were also given brocades and fine silks in accordance with the precedents to confer, upon their return, on Si Lu and his wife.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 61, page 228