Tian-shun: Year 3, Month 7, Day 21
18 Aug 1459
The envoys sent by Ge-li-sheng-xia-la Xi-li Ba-zhi-la-re, the king of the country of Sri Lanka, came to Court and offered tribute of local products. A banquet as well as biao-li of variegated silks and other goods were conferred upon them. It was also ordered that the envoys take Imperial orders and biao-li of variegated silks to confer, on their return, upon the king and his consort.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 37, page 6439