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Tian-shun: Year 3, Month 6, Day 8

7 Jul 1459

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The envoys Ya-lie Ge-fo-ying and others who had been separately sent by the country of Sri Lanka and by Su-dan Mang-su Sha, the son of the king of the country of Melaka, came to Court and offered tribute of coral, precious stones, frankincense, brocaded clothing, "he-ding", rose-water and other goods. A banquet as well as headwear and belts, clothing made from patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread, cotton cloth and thin silks, as appropriate, were conferred upon them.

Ying-zong: juan 304.2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 37, page 6425

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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-3-month-6-day-8, accessed November 20, 2019