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Xuan-de: Year 5, Month 8, Day 11

29 Aug 1430

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Paper money, biao-li of variegated silks, ramie-silk interwoven with gold thread, suits of clothing and thin silks, as appropriate, were conferred upon the envoy Bu-sha-pa Ma-shu and others from the country of Champa. Headwear and belts were conferred upon their interpreter He-a-ma and others. It was also ordered that they take Imperial orders, patterned brocades (Alt: gold brocades) and variegated silks to confer, on their return home, upon the king of their country.

Xuan-zong: juan 69.2b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 19, page 1618

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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-5-month-8-day-11-0, accessed September 19, 2019