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Jia-jing: Year 15, Month 9, Day 29

13 Oct 1536

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The Emperor prepared medicine for his mother in order to stop her eyes from running, and it was found that the cones of the coastal pine (海松子) were efficacious. A command was issued to the Guang-dong Provincial Administration Commission requiring it to seek out such cones in the coastal territory of Siam and then to present them for use by the Court.

Shi-zong: juan 191.13a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 79, page 4041

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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/jia-jing/year-15-month-9-day-29, accessed April 03, 2020