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Yong-le: Year 10, Month 11, Day 15

18 Dec 1412

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The eunuch director Zheng He and others were sent to take Imperial orders to the kings of the countries of Melaka, Java, Champa, Samudera, Aru, Cochin, Calicut, Nan-bo-li, Pahang, Kelantan, Jia-yi-le, Hormuz, Bi-la, Liu-shan and Sun-la, and to confer upon them brocaded fine silks, silk gauzes, variegated thin silks and other goods as appropriate.

Tai-zong: juan 134.3a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 12, page 1639

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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/yong-le/year-10-month-11-day-15, accessed September 23, 2017