Xuan-de: Year 1, Month 2, Day 5
13 Mar 1426
Silver, paper money, ramie-silk, silk gauzes, variegated thin silks and clothing made from ramie-silk and silk gauzes interwoven with threads of gold, as appropriate, were conferred upon Ji-bu Zhi-mei, the nephew of the king of the country of Champa, and others. It was also ordered that they take fine embroidered ramie-silk and silk gauzes to confer, on their return home, upon the king of their country. In addition, they were given 943 (Alt: 923) ding of paper money in compensation for the value of the goods brought by Ji-bu Zhi-mei and the others.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 16, page 0374/75