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Xuan-de: Year 6, Month 4, Day 19

30 May 1431

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Paper money, patterned brocades, silk gauzes, thin silks, cotton cloth and suits of clothing made from silks interwoven with gold thread, as appropriate, were conferred upon the chieftain Zhao Ban-lu and others, a total of 54 persons, who had been sent by Dao Guang, the native-official prefect of Meng-gen Prefecture in Yun-nan. It was also ordered that the Eunuch Director Yang Lin and others take Imperial orders and variegated silks and proceed to confer them upon Dao Guang and others.

Xuan-zong: juan 78.5a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 20, page 1811

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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-6-month-4-day-19, accessed October 30, 2020