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Tian-shun: Year 4, Month 8, Day 8

23 Aug 1460

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The attendant ministers Ya-lie Guo Xin and others who had been sent by Du-ma-ban, the king of the country of Java, presented a memorial and came to Court to offer tribute of local products. A banquet as well as paper money, biao-li of variegated silks, suits of clothing made of ramie-silk, and other goods were conferred upon them. It was also ordered that Guo Xin and the others carry Imperial orders as well as biao-li of variegated silks to confer, on their return, upon their king and his consort.

Ying-zong: juan 318.2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 37, page 6627

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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-4-month-8-day-8, accessed December 06, 2019