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Yong-le: Year 11, Month 2, Day 14

15 Mar 1413

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Xia-wang, the king, and others from the country of Bo-ni, took leave of the Court. One hundred liang of gold, 500 liang of silver, 3,000 ding of paper money, 1,500 strings of copper cash, four pieces of brocade, 80 bolts of fine silks, other silks and silk gauzes, a suit of clothing made from patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread and one suit made from patterned fine silks embroidered with gold thread, as well as utensils, quilts, bedding, drapes and other goods were conferred upon the king. The king's mother, uncles and their subordinates were rewarded appropriately.

Tai-zong: juan 137.4b

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 13, page 1668

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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-11-month-2-day-14-0, accessed November 17, 2019