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Tian-shun: Year 3, Month 7, Day 21

18 Aug 1459

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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.

Ying-zong: juan 305.4a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 37, page 6439

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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-7-day-21, accessed November 17, 2019