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Xuan-de: Year 6, Month 9, Day 3

8 Oct 1431

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Biao-li of variegated silks, silk gauzes, damasks, cotton cloth and suits of clothing made from silk interwoven with gold thread, as appropriate, were conferred upon the envoy Du-zhe-kan and others, a total of 81 persons from the country of Samudera. In addition, headwear and belts were conferred upon Du-zhe-kan and others, a total of eight persons. Further, Imperial orders, patterned brocades, ramie-silk and silk gauzes were sent with them to be conferred, on their return home, upon the king of their country.

Xuan-zong: juan 83.1b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 20, page 1912

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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-9-day-3, accessed December 06, 2019