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Xuan-de: Year 8, Month 10, Day 5

16 Nov 1433

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Variegated silks, silk gauzes (luo), thin silks, brocades and cotton cloth as well as clothing made from silk interwoven with gold thread, as appropriate, were conferred upon the envoy Kun Si-li Fu and others from the country of Siam. Padded jackets and other goods were conferred upon the attendants. In addition, headwear and belts were conferred upon Kun Si-li Fu and so on. It was also ordered that they take Imperial orders, patterned brocades, ramie-silk and silk gauzes to confer, on their return home, upon the king of their country.

Xuan-zong: juan 106.8b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 21, page 2372

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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-8-month-10-day-5-0, accessed November 20, 2019