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Jing-tai: Year 6, Month 5, Day 21

5 Jun 1455

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The chieftain Zhao Xian-kao and others who had been separately sent by Dao Ba-xian and other native-official pacification superintendents of the three pacification superintendencies of Che-li, Ba-bai/Da-dian and Laos, came to Court and offered tribute of elephants, horses, gold and silver utensils and other goods. Paper money, biao-li of variegated silks, suits of ramie-silk clothing and other goods were conferred upon them. It was also ordered that Zhao Xian-kao and the others take Imperial orders as well as biao-li of variegated silks to confer, on their return, upon the native officials and their wives.

Ying-zong: juan 253.7b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 35, page 5470

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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/jing-tai/year-6-month-5-day-21, accessed August 13, 2020