Tian-shun: Year 3, Month 8, Day 17
13 Sep 1459
Huo-shi-de, a fan person from the country of Java, came to Court to offer tribute. When he arrived at the capital, he memorialized that he wished to reside at the capital and achieve merit through his services (自効). It was ordered that he be sent to the Embroidered-Uniform Guard to look after elephants, and that he receive a monthly salary of one shi of rice.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 37, page 6452