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Tian-shun: Year 2, Month 7, Day 12

20 Aug 1458

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The chieftain La-ya and others who had been sent by the Ava-Burma Superintendency in Yun-nan, came to Court to offer tribute of tribute of elephants, gold and silver utensils and local products. Paper money, biao-li of variegated silks, suits of clothing and other goods were conferred upon them. It was also ordered that La-ya and the others take Imperial orders as well as biao-li of variegated silks to confer, on their return, upon the native official and his wife.

Ying-zong: juan 293.6a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 36, page 6259

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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/tian-shun/year-2-month-7-day-12, accessed October 19, 2019