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Xuan-de: Year 1, Month 12, Day 4

1 Jan 1427

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Paper money, variegated silks, sets of clothing and boots and socks, as appropriate, were conferred upon the envoy Ya-lie Guo Xin and others, a total of 59 persons who had been sent by the country of Java. In addition, headwear and belts were conferred upon Ya-lie Guo Xin, Wei-kai and others, a total of eight persons. It was also ordered that Guo Xin and the others take Imperial orders, ramie-silk and silk gauzes to confer upon the king of the country of Java and his consort.

Xuan-zong: juan 23.2a-b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 17, page 0605/06

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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/xuan-de/year-1-month-12-day-4, accessed November 17, 2019