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Xuan-de: Year 8, Month Intercalary 8, Day 20

3 Oct 1433

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Silver, variegated silks, thin silks and cotton cloth, as well as suits of clothing made from silk interwoven with gold thread and suits of clothing made from silk gauzes and thin silks, as appropriate, were conferred upon: Ha-li Zhi-han, the younger brother of the king of the country of Samudera; Ge-bu-man-du-lu-ya, the envoy from the country of Calicut; Jia-bu Bi-li-ma, the envoy from the country of Cochin; Men-ni-de-nai, the envoy from the country of Sri Lanka; Ha-zhi Hu-xian, the envoy from the country of Zuo-fa-er; Pu-ba, the envoy from the country of Aden; A-du-ru-ha-man, the envoy from the country of Jia-yi-li; Duan Si-li Jian, the envoy from the country of Gan-ba-li; the chieftain Sha-xian from the country of Mecca; Ma-la-zu, the fan person from the country of Hormuz; and others, a total of 66 persons. Padded jackets, trousers and shoes, as appropriate, were conferred upon their attendants. In addition, headwear and belts were conferred upon Ha-li Zhi-han and the others.

Xuan-zong: juan 105.5b-6a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 21, page 2350/51

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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-intercalary-8-day-20-0, accessed October 20, 2019