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Xuan-de: Year 1, Month 2, Day 5

13 Mar 1426

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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.

Xuan-zong: juan 14.1b-2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 16, page 0374/75

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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-2-day-5, accessed December 06, 2019