Hong-zhi: Year 8, Month 9, Day 8
29 Sep 1495
Six yi persons from the country of Siam, including a person named Ai Wa, had been blown in their ship to the territory of Qiong-zhou Prefecture. The Guang-dong Surveillance Commission advised. It was ordered that they be provided with food grain and that when a yi tribute envoy was returning, he should be instructed to take them back to their country.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 55, page 1901