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Yong-le: Year 17, Month 11, Day 6

23 Nov 1419

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The envoy Ma-ha-mu Sha*, who had been sent together with the attendant minister La-zha Gan-bi-la and others by Zai-nu-li A-bi-ding, the king of the country of Samudera, and... offered tribute of horses and local products. Headwear and belts, suits of clothing made from patterned fine silks interwoven with gold thread, as well as silver, ramie-silk, silk gauzes and thin silks, as appropriate, were conferred upon Ma-ha-mu Sha and the others....It was ordered that the Ministry of Rites confer a banquet upon them. * The Guang-fang-yan Guan edition indicates that Ma-ha-mu Sha was the di (弟= younger brother) of Zai-nu-li A-bi-ding.

Tai-zong: juan 218.1b-2a

Zhong-yang Yan-jiu yuan Ming Shi-lu, volume 14, page 2166/67

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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-17-month-11-day-6-0, accessed December 11, 2019