Yong-le: Year 1, Month 9, Day 5
21 Sep 1403
The envoy A-lie Luo-fo-da-ba-qi and others who had been sent by Du-ma-jiao (Alt: Du-ma-ban), the Western king of the country of Java, presented a memorial and came to Court to offer congratulations. They also offered tribute of mu lticoloured parrots, peacocks and local products. Paper money, suits of clothing and biao-li of patterned fine silks were conferred upon them.
Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 10, page 0418/19