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Tian-shun: Year 3, Month 8, Day 17

13 Sep 1459

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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.

Ying-zong: juan 306.5b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 37, page 6452

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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-8-day-17-0, accessed November 17, 2019